How You Can (Nearly) Travel Forever

12. Learn About Travel Hacking

The more you travel the more tricks you learn on the road. It involves a mix of research and experience, but this wealth of knowledge can be used to considerably decrease the cost of your trip.

So you might choose a specific credit card because it can give you air miles with each purchase, or maybe travel insurance for a certain period. If you’re in Bangkok for instance,  you can take a cheap train from the airport instead of the overpriced taxis. All these little savings add up over the years.

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13. Teach Something You Know

Sometimes, instead of looking for local jobs in the country you’re traveling around, it might be a lot easier to create your own. Many people choose to do a TEFL (Teach English as a Foreign Language) and teach English, but the possibilities are endless.

You could also become a diving instructor and jump from one beautiful spot to another. If you know how to play an instrument or excel on a specific subject, you could potentially work as a private tutor and teach local students.

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14. Reflect If It’s What You Really Want

At the end of the day, it’s important to remember that many long-term travelers eventually stop somewhere. Sometimes it’s about yearning to be part of a community, starting a family, or just missing the people back home.

So while you can leave everything behind and go on a decade-long trip, it’s a good idea to think about the next step. It could be that you’ll travel forever, but if you eventually decide you’ve had enough, it’s better to have a plan B to fall back on.

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