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22 Things Travelers Don't Say

"Are were there yet?"

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1. Finding an uber-cheap flight to my next destination doesn't turn me on at all.

But in case it does, here's a free guide to get you started.
Nathan Mizrachi / Via flickr

But in case it does, here's a free guide to get you started.

2. My family and friends never ask when I’ll be coming home.

Sorry, not sorry.
Nathan Mizrachi / Via flickr

Sorry, not sorry.

3. Can't I just have McDonald's?

Eating like the locals do > Big Mac. Homemade is even better.
Nathan Mizrachi / Via flickr

Eating like the locals do > Big Mac. Homemade is even better.

4. I never stare longingly at maps of the world.

Or imagine myself somewhere far, far away.
jhnvnl / Via flickr

Or imagine myself somewhere far, far away.

5. It sucks that I have the option to stay out til 5 AM on a Tuesday with no repercussions.

When everyone is asleep the world is a strange and beautiful place.
Nathan Mizrachi / Via flickr

When everyone is asleep the world is a strange and beautiful place.

6. Attending law school would be more beneficial to my long term success and happiness.

Just like smoking cigarettes doesn't cause cancer, amirite?
Nathan Mizrachi / Via flickr

Just like smoking cigarettes doesn't cause cancer, amirite?

7. Life is totally not evanescent and fleeting and none of the short yet meaningful relationships with people I have met on my travels have made me more aware of my brief time on this speck of stardust hurtling through empty space.

Word.
Michael Mason / Via flickr

Word.

8. Traveling to new places just doesn’t keep me on my toes like the 9 to 5.

Sometimes it knocks you flat on your back.
Daniel Beaumont / Via Podstel

Sometimes it knocks you flat on your back.

9. Meeting people from all over the world has made me less open-minded.

Empathy always ruins dialogue.
Nathan Mizrachi / Via flickr

Empathy always ruins dialogue.

10. I have never had a hostel hookup or a couchsurfing hookup.

Or given free breast exams in public (or private).
Nathan Mizrachi / Via flickr

Or given free breast exams in public (or private).

11. Mastering a different language is a pointless waste of time.

It's only the best way to make friends with the natives.
garlandcannon / Via flickr

It's only the best way to make friends with the natives.

12. Getting nagged by my old boss was much more fulfilling than exploring this ruined castle.

Like this one perched on a gorge in central France.
Nathan Mizrachi / Via flickr

Like this one perched on a gorge in central France.

13. America seems so perfect and rational from the other side of the world.

Nope. Nope. Still nope. Wait-ah, no.
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Nope. Nope. Still nope. Wait-ah, no.

14. I’m so sick of living without tons of material possessions I don’t need.

Nothing says "liberation" like a mortgage and car payments!
Nathan Mizrachi / Via flickr

Nothing says "liberation" like a mortgage and car payments!

15. I ‘d have much better luck with women if I had a boring steady job and wasn’t a wandering soul.

Plus if things don't work out here, there's always the next town.
Nathan Mizrachi / Via facebook

Plus if things don't work out here, there's always the next town.

16. I have no interest whatsoever in the history and culture of whatever country I’m in.

Can't I just watch TV for a change?
Nathan Mizrachi / Via flickr

Can't I just watch TV for a change?

17. It’s not about the people you meet, it’s about the places you go.

An empty field in Spain becomes a playground when you have drunken friends to shoot fireworks with (or at you).

An empty field in Spain becomes a playground when you have drunken friends to shoot fireworks with (or at you).

18. I don't miss eating *insert favorite local food here* at all.

As someone from San Diego, home is carne asada fries. OH, I MISS THEM SO MUCH.
Thai Yin / Via flickr

As someone from San Diego, home is carne asada fries. OH, I MISS THEM SO MUCH.

19. I really miss waking up early on Monday mornings to start the work week.

Also, alarm clocks. God I miss those.
Andy Miller / Via flickr

Also, alarm clocks. God I miss those.

20. I’m horrified that when I wake up from this nightmare, I’ll still be traveling.

Can't I just go back to work and live a vaguely unsatisfying life please?
slworking2 / Via flickr

Can't I just go back to work and live a vaguely unsatisfying life please?

21. Hitch hiking is dangerous and weird.

And sometimes it gets you laid. Lots.
Nathan Mizrachi / Via flickr

And sometimes it gets you laid. Lots.

22. I totally regret it.

Never.

Never.

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