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How & Why To Travel Around The World

Do you dream of traveling around the world? Do you believe that you must be rich or sell a company before you can travel in search of adventure, freedom and opportunity?

At the age of 26, social entrepreneur Andy Stoll set out on what became a 4-year solo trip around-the-world through 40 countries on 5 continents. His belief was that if he wanted to “change the world,” he better first understand how it works.

During his travels he handed out micro-loans in China; played a 19th Century British soldier in a Bollywood movie; worked in a dress factory in Bangkok for 60 cents an hour and cooked apple pie on Armenian national television. He lived the life of a maize farmer in Zambia; a Buddhist monk in Korea and a cowboy in the Australian Outback.

In this session, you will learn how you can turn your travel dreams into reality today, including tips on budgeting, gear, getting in with the locals and a secret “tip” that might allow you to leave next week, for little to no money.

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Questions Answered

  1. How much money does it cost to travel around the world, and how can I possibly afford it?
  2. What is the most difficult part of long-term travel and how do you overcome it? (hint: it's not money)
  3. What are the 5 main reasons why most people (particularly Americans) postpone their travel dreams or choose not to undertake long-term travel at all, though it is one of our biggest collective dreams?
  4. Is it safe to travel alone and/or as a woman?
  5. What can I learn about the world by traveling that I won't learn in school or by staying at home, and will it have any immediate affect on my career?

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