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Introducing The Bucketlist Bombshells’ Work Online + Travel The World Course

The phrase “traveling the world” brings about such a romantic concept: Gondola rides in Venice, summering in Spain, lounging on an exotic beach in Bali…

However, for those of us who aren’t trust fund babies, most of us still need to work in order to achieve a travel lifestyle. Sure, you can work at home and save up for that whirlwind vacation or even a more comprehensive around-the-world trip…but what if you don’t want the excitement to stop? What if the travel bug catches you hard and the thought of going back to the cubicle life makes you want to rip your hair out?

As someone who has been wanting to pursue that lifestyle for years, I have taken hours of classes and tutorials on the subject. In fact for the past 6 months I spent the majority of my time trying to figure out how I could possibly keep the adventure going while earning a solid income. Everything I read fell short and I found there was a desperate need for a more comprehensive and actionable resource.

Enter the Bucketlist Bombshell’s Work Online + Travel the World Course

What I Learned About Life After Quitting My Job to Travel the World

Jimmie and I quit our jobs in June of 2014 gearing up for an amazing adventure around the world. We sold our cars, stored our things, and said our goodbyes to family and friends. We spent 7 months traveling around North America and Europe, with the last 3 months spent living in Prague. It was a whirlwind trip full of excitement, emotional highs and lows, adventure, and constant learning. In December, though, we decided to head home for several reasons:

Why We Don’t Count Countries

We’re sure you have all heard of counting calories, but how about counting countries? We have been a part of the travel blogging community for about 9 months now and can’t help but notice a recurring theme among our fellow globetrotters: Tallying up the number of countries one has been to and proudly telling anyone and everyone.

Now, we completely understand the good intentions behind declaring this stat. After all, having been to 52* countries is a huge feat, and one heck of an accomplishment. In fact, Shelly totally has one of those scratch-off maps that keeps track of where you’ve visited. It’s just fun and hey, sometimes we do like to brag about all the cool and different places we’ve been!

We just don’t think it should be the main point of focus while traveling. And here’s why: 

In the beginning

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Welp, here we are with our first official “let’s travel” post. This is where I’m supposed to introduce you to all of the who, what, where, when and why’s, but I fear that simply saying our names, we want to travel the world, and we’re hilarious people would just be too simple.

Giving up everything and leaving behind your comfort zone is such a foreign concept to most people, but if you think about it, that sense of adventure has really only been lost in our culture within the last hundred years or so. Nowadays it’s far too easy to go to your office job every day,