What I Learned Traveling to Five Continents Before Age 25

Lessons for life we can all learn… without crossing three oceans

The Taj Majal is visible through a doorway.
Photo by me from my trip to the Taj Mahal, January 2019

In early adulthood, my hopes for the future revolved around one thing: traveling the world.

I put this above most all else: career, financial security, romantic love, etc. Sure, I obligingly finished my college degree and even worked…