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13 Reasons To Explore The World In Your 20s

If you're in your twenties and haven't done much traveling, T-Mobile thinks it might be time you saddled up and had some experiences of your own, like this Jeremy guy. But before you're far and away in some beautiful location, make sure you have a kick-ass global data plan like one of these from T-Mobile.

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1. You need to expand your palate:


You've read Green Eggs and Ham, right? Step out of your culinary comfort zone. You'll be rewarded.

2. You're in desperate need of new friends:


Your friends from home are boring, anyway.

3. You need to learn to be resourceful:


Got a problem? Going abroad will teach you how to solve it yourself (instead of frantically calling someone).

4. You don't have any kids yet:


Once you have kids, it's hard to travel with them — and even harder to be away from them.

5. You want to know more about what the world thinks about America:

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Maybe when you get back home, you'll work to change some of those perceptions!

6. You need better stories to tell at parties:

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No one wants to hear about that time you did that crazy thing in college anymore.

7. You need to practice your photography:


Stop what you're doing.

8. You need to get over someone:


FACT: People are hotter around the world than they are where you live.

9. You need your pets more than they need you:


They are literally TELLING you they're okay when you're not around.

10. You need to build up your self-esteem:


Traveling alone is a great way to prove to yourself that you're self-sufficient!

11. You need to put some distance between you and your mother:


It never used to be this bad.

12. You need to be inspired:


And painting your room a new color isn't gonna do it.

13. You need to appreciate what you have:


Be grateful, dammit!