Should You Quit School to Travel the World?

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Originally Published on TravelFREAK

Thinking of quitting school to travel the world? How do you know it’s the right decision for you? (Answer: you probably don’t.) These are a few things you should take into consideration before making a final decision.

How do all-nighters spent camping under the Saharan sky’s swathing starlight, beneath the Northern Lights that illuminate Iceland’s horizon, or on the sandy shore of an iridescent sea of stars on the uninhabited Vaadhoo Island sound?

Exceedingly more enticing than all-nighters spent camping out in the library.

And the statistics book you’re reading in that library might not be the kind of content you feel like studying; you want to be exploring the ways of the world—its people and their many cultures.

Your abiding curiosity feeds your impetus for traveling, and quitting school to do it seems like an ideal move. But how do you know if the decision to quit is right for you and are you prepared to take that risk? Will you regret it?

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