Who Takes a Career Break to Travel?

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One of the goals of Meet, Plan, Go! is to show you that career break travel is a very real possibility – for everyone! There is no “typical” career breaker. You can be in your mid-twenties or early fifties. You can hit the road solo, as a couple or bring along your whole family.

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Pulling the Trigger – I’m Doing it!

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What is it that makes you go from “I want to do that” to “I’m doing it!”? I suppose it’s different for everyone, but after working with people who want to travel through Meet Plan Go for the last 5 years, I know one of the things that makes you pull the trigger is meeting other people who have done (or who are doing) what you want to do.

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Preparation: Budget Concerns

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A concern many career break-dreamers face is that they can’t afford to do it. But if you believe enough in your dream, you will find ways to make it happen. It’s all about prioritizing and budgeting: even on a non-profit salary, you can make it happen.

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In the Career Break Closet

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Are you stuck in the closet – afraid to come out and act like you really want to? I bet you are. In fact – I bet about 90% of you are. You are lurking in the dark, afraid to declare your secret desires, but willing to watch; from a safe place. You are in [...]

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Could Bad News Be Your Ticket to Ride? Big Boom Road Show

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You know the scene: I’m at my desk, avoiding “real” work, and surfing the web. In this case, I’m exploring Boomers and long-term travel. I find an upbeat, popular article with 555 comments, leading off with this one: “This is crap. As a boomer, I am broke and live paycheck to paycheck, like all the other boomers I know.”

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8 Secrets No One Tells You about Being an Expat

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I have lived in the center of Amsterdam, in the rainforest of Puerto Rico,* and in my husband, David’s, hometown – a very small village outside of Barcelona. In total, I have lived (and worked) as an expat for over three years. Here are the eight secrets I believe most expats would prefer not to tell you.

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Add Antarctica and Patagonia to your Career Break!

Is Antarctica on your dream itinerary?

Many people use their career breaks as a time to get to all of those bucket list items that have been building up. If Antarctica or Patagonia are on your bucket list, but you don’t know how you will get there, then we may have a solution for you!

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Career Break Guide Table of Contents