20 Lessons Learned from Traveling to 20 Countries

Having traveled to a number of countries in my life, I agree with so much of what you’ve written here. You are so fortunate to be able to travel, and it is something I encourage my girls to do at any opportunity. You see the world differently when you are in your 20s versus when you are in your 50s…and I would love for them to experience that comparison in their lives. Reblogging on my site, as well!

Brittany From Boston

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Among the wonderful benefits of traveling is the opportunity to grow and learn more about yourself, while learning about other people and cultures around the world. And along the way, it’s important to look back and reflect upon what you’ve learned and how you’ve grown. With my recent trip to The Bahamas marking my 20th country visited, I’m taking a moment to reflect! Here are the 20 Lessons I’ve Learned from Traveling to 20 Countries:

1.   I am not the center of the universe. Most people are self-absorbed on some level, and I think the easiest cure to a case of vanity is traveling the world to see how much life exists beyond your own. It’s actually a really beautiful realization to learn about other people from different walks of life, to appreciate what life is like all around the world. So pack your bags and leave your self-glorified…

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2 thoughts on “20 Lessons Learned from Traveling to 20 Countries

  1. You see the world differently when you are in your 70’s also! I’m sorry I didn’t start traveling earlier, but glad I have the opportunity to travel, even at this late date. Don’t know how many countries I have seen, but it must be 30 or so by now!

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