5 Things I Learned from a Year of Travel

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In 2011, my wife Lianne and I decided to “retire from our 20’s” by taking an around the world trip. Our plan was to head west and keep going until we got back to the States. We put together a rough plan and headed out into the adventure. That was nearly 9 years ago, and I was recently revisiting our journals and pictures. It reminded me of 5 life lessons I learned during our trip.

1. Plan But Don’t Over Plan

You need to have a plan or framework of what you want to do in life or travel. Working towards specific goals requires laying out a strategy to get there. Otherwise as Yogi Berra said, “You’ve got to be very careful if you don’t know…

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