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Travel Research: A Substitute for Actual Travel

Originally posted on Sadie's Been There:
Unfortunately I find that there is dissonance between the time I would like to spend traveling, and the time work allows for it. I know I’m definitely not alone in this. What’s even more unfortunate is the fact that at this point in my life, I’m probably given more travel time than I will be for a long while moving forward professionally. I have found, in my experience of wanderlust, that I am at least able to temporarily curb my impulse to drop everything and travel by researching the many places I want to visit and fantasizing about adventures that await. It is comforting to know that the Waitomo Glowworm Caves are sitting and waiting for me in New Zealand whenever I’m ready. The only urgency is in my own impatience. Beyond all else, when I feed my travel bug by casually researching the many places I’d like to visit, and the expense of visiting at various times throughout the year, I become so overwhelmed by the world and how much…