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I Love to Travel But I Usually Can't Afford It

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    I Want To Make Friends Around The World ..

    I want to make friends around the world so that we can explore the world together n enjoy the vacation... I want to stay with those friends, know their culture n way of life... I want to make friends from countryside as those are the places where we can feel real culture of...
    Ravidesai Ravidesai 41-45, M 3 Responses Oct 13, 2013

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    I Would Like To Travel To Israel

    I find Israeli Culture so fascinating that I often wander what it would be like to interact  with its inhabitants, learn the custums and eat their food. I don't know how many money you need to travel to Israel, since I've had never been there, but it is definitely on my list...
    allyra allyra 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 6, 2012

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    Back In the Day

    My family used to travel overseas alot when I was a tot. I'd love to go back & compare my perceptions. I miss the summer cross country drive we used to take every year. I've probably been to almost every state. My last cross country family trip was when I was 16. I don't...
    QuixoticKidEternity QuixoticKidEternity 31 Feb 24, 2008

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    Always...

    I've been traveling since I was a young child. I think the main reason was because my maternal grandmother lived in Brooklyn, New York, so we we traveling there anyway and ended up visiting places along the way. I'm a restless person, and I think I inherited that from my...
    thesilenceofentropy thesilenceofentropy 18-21, F Feb 13, 2010

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    Japan Travel Info

    Good info about Japan> attractions, activities, areas, culture, hotels... http://seejapan-tours.com
    SeeJapan SeeJapan 36-40, M Jun 30, 2010

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    Then And Now

    For about 25 years, I was employed by a large and profitable organization and was well compensated. That fact enabled me to travel rather extensively, apart from work-related travel. I was also able to find places where going nude was perfectly acceptable, from the Englischer...
    HStoner HStoner 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 26, 2013

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    God I Can't Wait

    I absolutely love different cultures... I am dying to go to Tibet and see some of the Buddhist schools there. I am also dying to see Ireland and Greece. Then after that I will try for Japan then Iceland. Though I hear Iceland isn't as good as everyone makes it out to be. I am...
    Xeno Xeno 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 29, 2007

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    Travel In Style-- Broke!

    I will say that I've been very fortunate to travel despite not making tons of money.  I actually pride myself on travelling more than others I know with more money!  I feel like it shows I'm more adventurous and open to doing new things than hanging around the same-ol...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 22, 2008

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    Been Living Out Of A Backpack For 6 Months Now,

    Traveling is not as expensive as most people think, I know from experience! It just depends on your level of comfort. If you want to be pampered, then yes obviously it going to cost you. First thing you have to do is a bit of research, such as finding the cheaper parts of the...
    Spacecadetalien Spacecadetalien 70+, M 3 Responses Mar 22, 2012

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    I'd Love To Travel

    I'd love to travel,Trouble is,Can never afford it,If I won big,Travel I would,See the world,Find somewhere that's me,And settle down.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Mar 10, 2012

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    Breaking Out!

    I'm only 16, I've only had one job, and my family is poor so I've only just discovered disposable income. Last month, a friend and I took the bus to Edmonton to see our favorite band, OK Go, for spring break. It was extraordinary, and very cheap, aside from the concert tickets...
    cinnamonlips cinnamonlips 16-18, F 1 Response May 12, 2007

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    I Am Always Broke... ...

    I am always broke... but I did do a lot of travelling when I was younger so I have 'been around'... lol I would love to travel more and take my children to different places so that they could get a taste of the world outside of where we live, but when you just scrape by, it's...
    Cheleanne Cheleanne 66-70, F Jul 18, 2007

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    So Many Places, So Little Money....

    I would love to travel more, but time and money are such an issue.  I am divorced and the support payments are such a drain.  I would love to do more, but going into to debt is not an option for me.  Time is the other issue, every other weekend and mixed days during the week...
    loopnscc loopnscc 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 16, 2012

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    Too Expensive -_-

    I wish I could travel all the time, everywhere. I want to go to Hawaii and see the beautiful beaches, and get a really good tan for the first time in my life. I want to go to England, 'cause it just looks cool. I want to go to New York City with my future husband during either...
    staystrong11 staystrong11 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 21, 2010

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    Travelling = Love.

    I would rather travel the world a thousand times than stay here in this little town! I would meet all their cultures and study all their languages, visit all their interesting buildings and have a drink with the locals at any time. But I can't afford to even leave this...
    whatsername whatsername 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 21, 2007

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    Nothing Is Impossible!

    Anyone can afford to travel, previously i do think i cant afford to bring my family for travel even in near by country, but now with this wonderful company i joint (not posting company name here to avoid some think that i was promoting this company), i manage to travel few...
    worldventures worldventures 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 14, 2012

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    Drive Man, Just Drive.

    I love to travel. Explore different places and different cultures, taste new foods and meet new people. But Ive on a short leash with money. The times I travelled was either was other people, or being sponsored for my trip. I would love to travel more as soon as I get a good job...
    DGSteele DGSteele 22-25, M 2 Responses May 5, 2012

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    Now We Do

    I'm going to the U.S:)) it serves as my parents debut gift for me Hope it's not a chilly weather. See you there!
    Dumstey Dumstey 18-21, F May 14, 2010

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    I've Only

    I've been only to a couple places....Washington DC when I was a lot younger, Disney. My two most favorite places that I have ever been though is Bristol Rhode Island, I was supposed to go to college there but it is soooooo beautiful. And Aruba. People in Aruba are so...
    raevynvelcros raevynvelcros 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 11, 2008

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    Sad but true haha 😌I hope to save up

    and when i get a steady job i want to travel every year somewhere new :)
    Batsandstars Batsandstars 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    I had this feeling all the time!

    I love to travel, but I could never afford it! That's Changed!!! I met some people that joined this membership that allowed people on fixed incomes to travel the world! What they do is buy their packages in bolk and sell it to their members for muchhhh cheaper than setting up a...
    Lea109 Lea109 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 13

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    Six Sentences Sums It Up, Yep

    If I had my way, I'd be traveling every weekend. If I was realistic, and I had my way, I'd be traveling every summer. Destination: anywhere but here. I just wish I had the money. I'd take friends with me. Traveling is fun.
    theroadtohello theroadtohello 16-17, F Aug 20, 2010

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    The Story of My Life... Lack of Funds.

    I'd love to leave the country atleast ONCE before I'm 25. Just doesn't really look like that's going to happen. There's so much I want to see and experience. I'm not so into going see famous art (although I do want to) or historical architecture, etc. I mostly just want to dance...
    mefirstGIMME mefirstGIMME 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 5, 2008

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    I'd Love to Go Back to Fra...

    I'd love to go back to France again(I went on a class trip my senior year in high school)along with some other parts of Europe I've always wanted to see, but I don't think I'll ever get the money(or time) to do so short of studying abroad, which I'm considering...
    stygianangel stygianangel 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 24, 2008

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    First Time For Everything

    I always take a yearly vacation around spring break because spring is when I slack off the most in school and being in a new place helps me focus on my studies. This year I decided to go to DisneyWorld and at last minute Universal Studios. I forgot to cancel some of my automated...
    iameffystonem iameffystonem 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 21, 2011

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    I'd Definitely See These Places If I Could

    I do not like flying, but I love to travel. If I had the money, omg, I would be out of here so fast. Me and my old school film camera. I'd be off to: New Zealand Ireland Scotland England - I'd love to see the Peak District Jamaica - I've been once, but I want to go again. The...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 31, 2012

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    Love to Travel and See Different Places

    I love to travel and do the site seeing.  I love to see the history of the place and the older sites and everything.  I grew up in th military so by the time I was 13 yrs old.  I have lived in Germany - twice (loved it), Hawaii, New Jersey, California (many...
    louamylou76 louamylou76 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 27, 2008

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    And Not With Present Company

    The lack of money funds is the top reason stay grounded to my home area. But the second reason is a bit more selfish. I simply don't want to travel the unknowns with my Family!! I have two kids that would drive me stir-crazy on a lengthy car or plane trip. And they would want...
    emerald emerald 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 5, 2008

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    I Have Always Wanted to Travel...

    I have always wanted to travel everywhere and anywhere. I've never been out of the United States, and I've only been to a few states. I really want to visit Las Vegas again, I loved it there, even though I don't gamble. My long term travel goal is to go to Egypt which is a dream...
    kazeldragon kazeldragon 21-25, F 2 Responses Jul 18, 2007

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    Im Working In a Tourism Field ...

    Im working in a tourism field so im always with tourists.but I never been able to go on holiday myself.
    glor glor 22-25, M Feb 25, 2008

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    Trains, Planes, & Automobiles

    I LOOOVE travelling. Flying is #1, road trip #2 and trains and boats and others are at the bottom. But I love it all. If I could I would spend my life travelling. It would be so great. I just need like, a bazillion dollars, lol.
    Melody08 Melody08 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 12, 2008

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    Still Dreaming

    I just love visiting new places. I have a model globe of the world on my desk in my study which I spin around and around to see where I can visit next. That would be a dream come true, but for now, I guess I will just keep on dreaming...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 16, 2008

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    Love to Travel But...

    I love to travel but I am financially limited.  I want to explore different places but money and time seems to be playing a big role.  So, I enter sweepstakes, hoping that I would be the winner but all I got is a bunch of junk mails in my mailbox.  Oh well...
    ive5kids ive5kids 41-45, F 2 Responses May 24, 2007

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    Never Too Far From Home

    I love to hop on the bus and spend the day in a new town and look in all the shops. I also love to get on the train and spend the day in London or at the seaside. But I'm not earning money yet and any bus fares I need are out of my mum's pocket -.-
    tellmeeverything55 tellmeeverything55 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 26, 2012

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    My Life's Constant Craving

    The one thing I've always wanted in life is to travel. To get away, escape, see new places, learn new things. Financially, especially with the cost of fuel these days, it's been virtually impossible. I've been to several places in this country. I've seen the grand canyon...
    startingoverlost startingoverlost 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 3, 2012

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    If I Had The Money To Go Anywhere I Want, I Would Travel The World And Go See Old Castles.

    I have always loved the history of old castles. There are many scattered throughout Europe that I would like to visit. Some of them are purportedly haunted and those are the ones I would like to visit first. Ghosts and mysterious sightings have always held a  special interest...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Aug 20, 2012

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    If Only!

    If i had unlimited funds, i would currently be somewhere warm!  I like to travel, but like the group title says, usually can't afford it.  I would travel all the time if i could...seeing all there is to see and not having to worry about money or a job to get back to. I...
    KinkyFlower KinkyFlower 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 12, 2009

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    Wish I Had More Time and Money

    There are so many places Id like to visit....places that I have never been, and places that I have been but not in years. I used to drive a truck, and Ive always wanted to travel the old route(s) to the west coast and see alot of the things that I could only drive by before...
    IndyJoe IndyJoe 41-45, M Jun 12, 2008

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    Hahaha so sad I don't have enough money to go

    to all the places I want, :/
    dalexand16 dalexand16 22-25, F Jul 13

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    Road Trip, Bay-bay!

    Oh yes, traveling is the best! My family always has good vacations, when we can afford them, but that's rare. So, I look on mission trips as my vacation. It involves a little more, no a lot more, work, but it's just as fun and much more rewarding in the long run. I am just tired...
    Irishchick Irishchick 16-18, F Feb 17, 2008

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    Take Me On A Trip I Want To Go Somewhere

    Once upon a time, Jamaica, The Bahamas, I was traveling regularly. Florida, California, Alabama, Tennessee, Georgia. But with the babies coming and cost of living rising things changed. Fixed income brings challenges to the Pick Up and Go Kind of Person. So what do to? Start...
    DieKatzeSchreibt DieKatzeSchreibt 41-45 1 Response Aug 14, 2011

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    Travel For a Cause

    Really i love to travel but not for a tour and site seing purposes. I have this passion to go country of less fortunate people even in my very own country's  remotest areas just to extend and share the hope and the expereinces i had before my life restored and healed. I...
    mcluxmae mcluxmae 36-40 2 Responses Sep 11, 2008

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    Places I Wanna Go

    I definitely want to go to Greece when I have enough money. If someone told me I can go to Greece for free, I would NOT hesitate and pack my bag right away. Just like that. I like Europe so I think I'm gonna start by visiting the countries in European continent, then I...
    Janesiswanto Janesiswanto 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 13, 2009

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    It's All I Talk About But Can Rarely Afford To Do

    Everyone knows I love travel. I even left a stressful job last year with that solely in mind. I went off to Spain for 3 months and spend the little life savings I had.I am now back even more hungry to travel. It is so bad it is like a yearning that never goes away. What is wrong...
    firecracker1 firecracker1 26-30, F 4 Responses May 12, 2012

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    Taking An Important Trip

    shalom and peace to all of you I am working around the clock online trying to find ways to take a trip to Israel the most beautiful place on earth, and I cant afford it I have set up fundraising online and those didn't help me at all, I applied for immigration to Israel with...
    bobbyj2013 bobbyj2013 51-55, M Jul 15, 2013

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    I Hate Not Having Real Vactions

    I hate not having real vactions,  I mean I get time off, but what fun is it to spend it doing nothing.  Ever since I was lillte I lived going places.  I would love to go to the REAL carnival in Rio,  It valley of the of the kings in Egypt,  I wanna see...
    Majique Majique 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 1, 2010

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    Help This Girl Get To Spain!

    I'm trying to make my dream vacation come true, but I can't do that without a little help. Please read and share this! Any donation will be greatly appreciated! http://www.fundmytravel.com/A-Brianna-Morgan-1359139167/campaigns/Mission-Spain-1359139537/view
    amorg amorg 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 26, 2013

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    I Love to Travel & I Get Paid to Travel

    One reason WHY I love to travel is to meet new people and visit new places and new cultures. I love to travel and learn about the cultures of different countries and taste their food.  Even right here in the USA I've traveled to many different destination and seen many...
    Astartrvl Astartrvl 36-40 1 Response Sep 8, 2008

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    Everything so expensive these days flight

    school food I'll be surprise if it was like this in the old days no one would of discovered America But I love to travel I usually have to get grants or loans which I have to pay back but I love exploring new places and people learning a new language or two
    Crazybunny101 Crazybunny101 16-17, F May 26

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