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

  1. Kiddos to those who are able to just whisk away without worrying about financial consequences or study for the sake of studying. Hell, I would have done this myself if I could have. However, this is not the reality for most. The problem is that some people pursue such a direction when they do not have it like that. This is truly reserved for the privileged. Bottom line is when you have money, you have endless options. When you aren’t privileged, you tend to move through life with more of a sense of caution and pursuing a path that will be useful so that hopefully you can have more options in life. Thanks for sharing this article!

    1. Yes this article is a reality check and I had to share it. Money does bring more options. Trust me I too would travel the world if I had the money and resources. This blog post exposes the fallacies behind most of these Follow your Dream thinkers. Now if they give me the money I’ll do it! LOL!! 🙂

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