While visiting my mother and her boyfriend last summer, I noticed a neat little card sitting on his bookshelf. Months later I was still thinking about it, so I asked Mom to send a picture. Behold!
In case you can’t tell, it reads:
Ten Backpacker Things You Could Do at Home
-Buy only what you need
-Talk to strangers
-Use public transportation
-Embrace the unexpected
– Support your local economy
-Educate yourself on world affairs
-Always be learning a new language
-Seek niche communities
-Go at your own pace
Isn’t that fabulous?