June 22, 2017

Get Ready To Make Your Travel Plans

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.”
– Mark Twain, The Innocents Abroad/Roughing It

“Not all those who wander are lost.”

– J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.”

– Augustine of Hippo

Most of us say we want to travel more. But most do not actually do so. Those who do seem to love to reminisce about their trips. Few seem to regret them. Some are just making ends meet. But most families could travel more if they prioritized it,

While some are homebodies, many folks lament that they have never been out West, or seen Times Square, or the Grand Canyon, or ever been out of the country. Trips to Europe sound fun and exciting but also often provoke fears:
1. Costs?
2. Safety?
3. Flying worries?
4. Feeling ill-equipped to get around in another land?

While these are legitimate concerns, are they well-founded as reasons to not to go?

Hardly. Costs are much more affordable than you might guess. But if you are having to guess, you have not looked it up. Here is an idea: Look up Google Flights. It is easy to use and shows you the exact costs of flights.

Safety? Your chances of being killed by terrorism or a plane crash will always be lower than the chance of dying from bee stings.

Feeling insecure about getting around? Hire a guide for day one. After that, you probably will not need one.

If you really want to travel, begin to save and research. It is not as far out of reach as you might imagine.

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