Why ‘Don’t Worry About Money, Just Travel’ Is the Worst Advice of All Time

This is reality check for all the Life Coaches and other idiots who tell Americans to quit there jobs, drop their responsibilities and follow their dreams. Keep in mind once you are jobless, homeless and broke none of those Dreamers and/or Trust Fund Babies will be around to help you pick up the pieces.


I have an internet acquaintance that I’ve been following on social media for a little over two years now, an all-around nice, smart girl who blogs and does odd jobs and has recently decided to go back get a Master’s. In Europe. For a degree that, by all reasonable accounts, is probably not going to lead to a great job. And she knows this, I think, because she talks about it as “an opportunity to learn and expand her mind,” more than any sort of preparation for a future career. Which is fine, but the truth of the matter is that she is able to enjoy such freedom — to be a wanderer of sorts who enjoys travel, study for the sake of study, and long conversations over good dinners — because she comes from a good bit of wealth and, if not subsidized entirely, never has to worry about…

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