If you can’t be with the one you love, love the one you’re with (except that, in this case, we’re referring to the place you live).
We’ve all seen them. The insta accounts with the boys and girls who seem to travel for a living. They jet all over the world, see beautiful sights, sip beautiful drinks and fraternise with beautiful people. They’re definitely not stuck in a 9 to 5 job, and we’re not even sure they ever need to use the bathroom. Bathrooms are for selfies only. They’re too perfect.
Anyway, those gorgeous glowy people are full of it. They exist to make you feel inadequate at worst, and mildly inspired at best. They’re part of the very few in the world that are either being genuinely paid to flit all over the world, or daddy’s covering the expenses. Don’t compare your life to theirs, it’s a recipe for poor mental health.
You live in one of the most ecologically diverse countries in the world, and from one corner to the next you can encounter wetlands, rainforests, veldts, fynbos, deserts and coasts. Those insta thotties want to come here, so why would you want to go anywhere else?
Instead, beat them at their own game and use what’s already available to you. Your own hometown. We’ve got some tips on how to make your local’s salary stretch like a tourist’s, all you need now is an Instagram husband (or wife) that knows your best angle. Let’s go:
The goal here is to find adventure in a place you’re already familiar with. The suggestions above will definitely save you money, but the more happiness you can grow in your hometown, the less you’ll measure yourself by the supposedly perfect lives that others lead online.
Just remember, you’ll always be an influencer, of your mom’s heart 💙. Learn more about finances here 👇🏾!
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