I was reading how people who talk about or post pictures of many vacations (especially in exotic locations) apparently make people feel really jealous. Is traveling to a lot of different places people normally aspire to do? I just don't feel excited or eager to travel the world when I can see it from my computer. Gosh, that sounds horribly anti-social, but I'm not at all; I go out frequently where I am, in NYC. I feel like I have everything I want right here. Traveling far to other places just feels like an inconvenience, and I don't WANT to feel like I'm vacationing. I'm most happy when I'm achieving something and being recognized for it like doing research, advertising something, publishing something, etc. I would otherwise feel like an unmotivated slob constantly vacationing and the people who do it don't make me jealous at all. I actually pity them because I feel like I'm using my limited time on this earth more productively. Can anyone relate, or am I just very peculiar?
Most Helpful Guy
You cannot expand yourself as a person if your entire universe is NYC. In fact, NYC is quite the ODD place compared to the rest of the world.
You don't have to vacation to travel - you can do it as a part of your job... as I do. I've probably taken... ONE or TWO vacations overseas... but I have been all around the world many times for my job.
You cannot appreciate the beauty of a Norwegian Fjord on your computer. You cannot get an understanding for world wide poverty by reading the news. You cannot understand foreign peoples unless you TALK to them face to face. You cannot understand different cultures unless you immerse yourself in them.
How can you VOTE intelligently unless you have some first-hand experience of the world?
My God... I pity you.0
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Most Helpful Girl
I wish I could, but I don't got the money or time. And if I had the money I'd make sure my parents went on vacation to the dead sea in Israel. Or just give them the money altogether. I don't know0