Jaz is a friend of mine who quit a job in London, as a 9-6 engineer, plus the commute hours in the crowded trains, to go to Australia. This was about 4 years ago. I saw on facebook that he was actually living the life, and only 3 weeks ago, I asked to interview him […]
I moved abroad 10.5 years ago, but even if I was free in spirit, I was still so operated by the rules of the traditional “template” of how life, success, earning money are supposed to work and unfold. I didn’t know better! There’s this amazing feminist movement that I loved, called Miss Representation – The […]
Where were you last year, and what were you doing? How were you feeling? And seeing where you are now, how far did you come? Are you happier now? Do you feel like you actively did something to be where you are today?
The great majority of the people who complain about the lack of freedom in their jobs (note: they are actively complaining, they are not being told by any obnoxious traveler that they MUST travel as the only way of being wiser and more enlightened human beings) are exactly those who do it and finish the sentence with “I got too used to the comforts my high-paying wage gives me”. They are the people who “wish so much they could travel” but simply can’t do without living in a fancy loft, having a new iPhone, iPad, iPod, several TV and music streaming subscriptions, “treating themselves” to a nice lunches in fancy places, going out and splurging on fancy cocktails in fancy clubs, having a professional manicure and/or visit to the hair salon every week, and so on, and wonder where do travelers get the savings to go away.