Go trav­el­ling now!

In to­day’s day and age, it is more com­mon to travel the world in your early-20’s and ex­pe­ri­ence dif­fer­ent cul­tures in dif­fer­ent coun­tries.

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But in days gone by, your early-20’s con­sisted of a baby on your hip, a ring on your fin­ger and a wash­ing bas­ket in your hands. You mar­ried young and a fam­ily was soon to fol­low. Thirty years have passed and the chil­dren have left home and you still never got to ex­pe­ri­ence an over­seas trip like all the young peo­ple you seem to be sur­rounded by. You may throw around ex­cuses such as ‘‘I’m too old now’’ or ‘‘I don’t want to blow our sav­ings’’. But you only live once, and now is the per­fect time to be liv­ing life to the fullest. With money be­hind you, 30 years of wait­ing can fi­nally stop and you can book those tick­ets to visit beau­ti­ful places world­wide. All of those years sav­ing up the hol­i­day pay for ‘‘emer­gen­cies’’, hid­ing brochures of ex­otic coun­tries un­der your mat­tress and dream­ing of squish­ing your toes in warm sand can stop, and you can get un­der­way with your plan­ning be­cause there is no bet­ter time than the present. The first thing you need to con­sider is who you will take with you. Your hus­band? A

The places to visit and ex­plore are end­less, and there is sure to be one that catches your eye and steals your

heart.

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