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How I Decided To Quit My Job And Travel the World

In 2010 I left my finance job in Chicago to fulfill a life-long dream: to travel the world full-time. It was not an easy decision, I gave up a very lucrative career and I had no idea what would happen and what I would end up doing.

I took the leap anyway as I didn’t want to grow old with regrets, knowing I had never taken the chance to live the life I wanted to live.

So I took off to Brazil and never looked back. It was the best decision in my life. Want to know more? Watch this short video to find out!

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6 thoughts on “How I Decided To Quit My Job And Travel the World

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By Navid Moazzez on 21 August 2014 at 10:29

Awesome video and story Jasper, very inspiring!


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By Rahul Venkat on 21 August 2014 at 16:45

I like how you are not delaying your retirement. As Tim Ferriss would say, you’re taking ‘mini-retirements’ everywhere you go, as you back it up with a sustainable income stream. Nice!


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By Jasper Ribbers on 21 August 2014 at 18:50

Very true Rahul, the tradition model of working a job that you don’t like for 40 years and then spend the rest of your life doing nothing doesn’t make sense to me at all.


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By Craig on 6 September 2014 at 11:44

Very inspirational – the “no regrets” attitude is exactly how everybody should live their life.


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By Jasper Ribbers on 9 September 2014 at 09:31

Thanks Craig!


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