What a Life of Travel Feels Like

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When I first started traveling in Southeast Asia, I’d stop by every Chinatown there was, shop at the largest malls I could find and eat at the highest-rated restaurants. That was what I thought traveling was — adventure and excitement from seeing and eating the same things others before me had done.

It was fun, no doubt, but at times I would wonder if there was more I could do.

When Being Cheap Backfired on Me

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When I came to Vietnam, I chose a more expensive ($1200/month) Airbnb to live in.

I figured if I spent a little more on accommodation with a spacious bedroom, a comfortable couch, a fully-equipped kitchen and a nice working table, it would help me focus more while working at home. That, to me, was a worthwhile investment.