One Year Lived – Moving Around the World

Globes by rvacapinta (CC BY 2.0)

Globes by rvacapinta (CC BY 2.0)

It seems I’ve come down with a terrible case of wanderlust. What’s wanderlust? An irresistible desire to get moving and travel! There’s nothing I like more than traveling and moving! It’s just so fun to learn about new places and meeting new people. Traveling can clear your mind, put you at ease, and even give you a little perspective. Have you ever dreamed of moving and traveling the world?

Sometimes you need to get moving to escape or maybe just travel for the sake of traveling. Maybe the time to tackle your bucket list is now. Maybe you’ve just got the itch to travel. For whatever reason, when you feel the bug to get moving, then go! There’s just something so wonderful about experiencing different cultures and seeing how other people live. Traveling not only gets you moving to amazing new places, but it broadens your view of the world!  The internet has made the world a considerably smaller place, and it’s more important than ever for people to be globalized and get out and experience it all.  There’s a big huge world out there, and it’s important to get moving and see it.

Where in the world would you get moving to if you could? (photo by: Liamfm .)

Now it sounds impossible to just drop everything, and go off to see the world, but it’s definitely possible. Just follow Adam Shepard’s example. In his new book, One Year Lived, he chronicles his journey around the world volunteering, working, having fun, and just experiencing different countries. Over the course of a year, he got moving to so many places, and experienced so much. You never know where you’ll go, unless you try. Just check out the places that Adam Shepard visited in One Year Lived:

  • Guatemala City, Guatemala
  • Antigua, Guatemala
  • San Pedro Sula, Honduras
  • Tegucigalpa, Honduras
  • Managua, Nicaragua
  • San Jose, Costa Rica
  • San Diego, USA
  • Los Angeles, USA
  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • Wellington, New Zealand
  • Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Dunedin, New Zealand
  • Melbourne, Australia,
  • Perth, Australia
  • Manila, Philippines
  • Bangkok, Thailand
  • Bogor, Indonesia
  • Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Palma de Mallorca, Spain
  • Malaga, Spain
  • Granada, Spain
  • Cordoba, Spain
  • Sevilla, Spain
  • Vienna, Austria
  • Krakow, Poland
  • Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Budapest, Hungary
  • Prague, Czech Republic
  • Brno, Czech Republic

Even if you can’t manage heading to all these places like in One Year Lived, go out and get moving. What’s truly important about traveling is that you get out and experience life! Don’t wait! Think of all the places you’d want to travel and make it a reality!

New Zealand
If I could travel anywhere, I’d get moving to New Zealand like Adam Shepard in One Year Lived! (Photo by
If you’re interested in traveling or want to know more about Adam Shepard’s journey, head over to his website One Year Lived.
With all that is out in the world, maybe it’s time for you to get moving and living too. If you had the chance to get moving to anywhere in the world, where would you get moving first? Tell me about it in  the comments below.