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Yes, of course. If money was no object, I would go on a world tour and visit as many countries as possible. Usually, trips motivate me and I work more productively after vacation. Besides, nowadays there are a lot of low-cost airlines, so it's possible to travel cheap 

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On 9/11/2019 at 7:10 AM, Hi-Power Jack said:

Diversity trumps all.     :cheers:

 

I love to travel; I use drugs (have insomnia) to get to sleep and use a CPAP (have sleep apnea) to sleep.  So I am at home no

matter where I am.  And I like Diversity.

Hey Jack,  I love the saying under your name; can I use it?   Sparky

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I like being other places, I hate getting there. Cant drive like I used to, and flying has just turned into 100% misery and a blatant surrender of every right you have. When I was endurance racing I did alot of traveling in the 8-12 hour range with the horses,,, but that eventually got to me.  Just like USPSA,,, liked the game, hated the drive and time involved.

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It is nice to be in places that are different from home - for a while. Done that before. A few days here, a year there. I don't even mind sitting in an airplane. Even before 911, I disliked airports. After that ...

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Don't like travelling at all - a bit of a stick in the mud 🙂 

However, when you live on an island 19 miles by 9, you are pretty much guaranteed to gets lots of travelling done .... I used to have to travel a fair amount for work (circa once a month). These days, the only thing I travel for is 3 to 4 big IPSC matches every year, and that's more than enough, thank you very much.

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Love it.  Up until my current employment for the last 4 years, I have traveled for work since I was 18.  I have traveled to over 10 countries, and all but four of the United states.  I would love a job where I traveled once a week every month, but I have not found that.  There is a balance, especially if you are married and/or have kids.  Employers always oversell quality of life and undersell the amount of travel you will incur while under their employ.

 

I am super grateful for these travels in that it has shaped how I view the world, and the US.

 

Now to figure out how to create a Travel budget for USPSA and IPSC matches.

 

 

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We love travelling down to the USA to shoot matches.  Much cheaper than remote scuba trips.  Covid has put a damper but we will be down twice this year. Made  lots of friends.

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