The National Digest

How To Take A Career Break To Travel: Scheduling, Saving, Budgeting

Put down your laptop, pack your bags, and gear up for the experience of a lifetime.

A few years ago, a friend of mine quit his job, sold his house, and spent the following 12 months traveling the globe.

At the time, his decision seemed impulsive (he’d been going through a tough run at work), but in reality, he didn’t just pack his bags on a whim. Rather, he planned for his career break and took steps to ensure that he would be able to pull it off financially.

If you’re eager to take time out of the workforce to travel, you should know that with a little forethought, it can be done. Here’s how.

If you’re looking to take a career break and travel, start by determining when you want that break to begin and end. This will help you figure out how much money you’ll need to pull it off, and when you’ll need to resign at work.

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