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

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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...
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    7 Responses Aug 20, 2012
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    Oct 15, 2015

    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

    Becoming self-employed five years ago has

    seriously constricted the travel budget. I've developed an alternative of sorts utilizing my extensive library. I have a number of books about places and can, at times, take a trip in my mind. It works best with places I've actually been to. The old Insight travel guides...
    HStoner HStoner
    51-55, M
    Dec 20, 2014

    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
    26-30, M
    2 Responses May 5, 2012

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    LowPricesTravel LowPricesTravel
    51-55, M
    Apr 19, 2016

    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

    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
    2 Responses May 12, 2012

    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
    Mar 1, 2010

    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
    56-60, M
    Jul 15, 2013

    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
    Nov 14, 2012

    Travel like many things requires planning.

    Finding the right deal. Checking for airline sales. Checking hotel rates as applicable. You may not be able to afford it right away but with time, it is possible. Also, check for group rates. When you share the experience with friends, you get the bonus of savings on top of...
    brokerwritergrl brokerwritergrl
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Oct 14, 2015

    the process of getting there is interesting

    but physically painful. id like to be able to go and see different places. ive been to a few and the experience is worthwhile. i dont really get homesick since nowhere is really home. perhaps i was meant to wander.
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer
    46-50, M
    Nov 7, 2015

    I love to travel and I get paid to travel - one

    of the reasons why I love to travel is to meet people and visit new places and cultures. The food, the night life, the entertainment, and most importantly the people. I've been to USA, Cambodia, Thailand, Japan, Australia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Malaysia. I have managed to visit...
    truebluetravelpreneur truebluetravelpreneur
    36-40, M
    May 29, 2015

    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

    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

    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
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 27, 2014

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    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

    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
    18-21, F
    May 26, 2014

    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...
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    Aug 31, 2012

    The struggle is real.

    Destination? Check Baggage? Check Camera? Check Excitement? Check Money? Nope. Damn expensive i can't afford it :')
    sabrinabryn sabrinabryn
    16-17, F
    Aug 25, 2015

    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
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 12, 2007

    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

    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
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 21, 2007

    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
    3 Responses Sep 8, 2008

    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

    Had mad plans to go away

    for the Christmas holidays, can afford it, but my boyfriend has to stay on call for work through the festive season. Who else has no plans for the holidays ? Please share so I can feel better... Lol
    Tidda94 Tidda94
    22-25, F
    Dec 22, 2015

    If someone gave you a chance to travel without

    breaking your bank account. Would you listen to them?
    ohaylett ohaylett
    31-35, F
    Feb 17, 2016

    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
    2 Responses Sep 11, 2008

    I wish I could travel.

    I dream of places I'll one day meet... But I'm broke. I work 2 full time jobs, to LIVE. But how is this living if it's not making my dreams come true? Oh how I wait until I lay my head to sleep tonight... Maybe than, shall I live.
    summerrayenne summerrayenne
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 27, 2015

    Being able to afford it.

    .. This is really the number one reason a lot of people don't travel. But it's worth it if you can save up and make a few trips. Go with people you enjoy spending time with and explore some of what the world has to offer... I've known for a long long time that travel is something...
    INFJguytwin1 INFJguytwin1
    22-25, M
    Aug 25, 2015

    The moment I knew I wanted to spend my life

    revolved around travelling is when we were stuck in traffic. I was on a mountain(?) in North Carolina. I had a great view of the city. It was warm out and in that moment my life was changed. I don't know what it was. I am forever grateful
    walkinwonder walkinwonder
    18-21, F
    Nov 11, 2014

    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
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jul 18, 2007

    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

    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...
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    3 Responses Oct 13, 2013

    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

    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

    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

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

    to all the places I want, :/
    dalexand16 dalexand16
    22-25, F
    Jul 13, 2014

    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
    2 Responses Jan 12, 2009

    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

    I need to gtfo of this state

    before it devours my soul. Where are my fellow gypsies?
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    1 Response Aug 26, 2015

    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
    3 Responses Feb 12, 2008

    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
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Mar 13, 2014

    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
    1 Response Aug 14, 2011
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