In my early 30s, I found myself at a crossroads of sorts. I was single with no children and nothing to hold me back from pursuing my dream of traveling.
My friends were decidedly not single, though, and they had families they couldn't leave behind. So I had a decision to make: wait until I had a travel partner, or just get out there.
I'll give you one guess what I chose.
While it wasn't always easy to travel alone, it is one of the best gifts I have ever given myself. Here are five excuses many people have for not traveling that need to be dropped right now: