196 Reasons to “Just Go” in 2014: Part 1

We made it! It’s hard to believe that we’re already 14 weeks into 2014, but here we are with the final installment of the “Just Go!” series.

So what’s the verdict? Is this the year you finally bite the bullet and make your travel dreams come true?

196 reasons to go

To celebrate 2014, each week for 14 weeks we’re going to post 14 reasons to make this the year that long-term, international travel takes priority in your life.

Here are reasons #1 – #14, in no particular order.

14. Big walls

Great Wall

13. Elephants

Elephant riding

12. Maps


11. Drum circles

Drum circles

10. Jamon

Jamon - La Boqueria Market, Barcelona, Spain

9. Champagne


8. Porters


7. Fish massages

fish massages

6. Nature and time

Nature and time

5. Castles


4. Houseboats


3. Shady bridges


2. Meeting other “interesting” travelers

meeting other interesting travelers

1. You get to come back home

Check out the first 12 parts to catch up!

Photo credits: Lori Leaumont, Frank Kovalchek, Trevor, nikoretro, Sam Howzit, Sascha Wenninger, Kullez,  Annie and Andrew, Wendy

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