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i’ve never really felt comfortable staying in the same place for too long but never had the funds to get very far. i remember traveling to some areas of the west coast of the u.s. as a kid but not enough to learn from the experience and i’ve spent a good portion of my life house hopping but hardly ever outside of the same 25-30 mile radius. i’m 21, a licensed esthetician and studying to become an LMT. i got into the field wanting to offer spa therapy to people in recovery from addiction or psychiatric hospitalization but finding that most of the industry doesn’t take anyone who has graduated within the last two years very seriously without a pre-existing clientele regardless of how resourceful and knowledgeable you may be. to my knowledge there aren’t too many ways to travel in south florida except the railways so i spend a lot of free time walking the tracks or taking passenger trains anywhere from west palm beach to miami but i know better than to try my hand at something like trainhopping without any background knowledge or experience. just looking to learn about other methods of travel to try for myself and meet more like minded people, maybe learn how to monetize what i do out on the road or see what else might be out there.
 
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i’ve never really felt comfortable staying in the same place for too long but never had the funds to get very far. i remember traveling to some areas of the west coast of the u.s. as a kid but not enough to learn from the experience and i’ve spent a good portion of my life house hopping but hardly ever outside of the same 25-30 mile radius. i’m 21, a licensed esthetician and studying to become an LMT. i got into the field wanting to offer spa therapy to people in recovery from addiction or psychiatric hospitalization but finding that most of the industry doesn’t take anyone who has graduated within the last two years very seriously without a pre-existing clientele regardless of how resourceful and knowledgeable you may be. to my knowledge there aren’t too many ways to travel in south florida except the railways so i spend a lot of free time walking the tracks or taking passenger trains anywhere from west palm beach to miami but i know better than to try my hand at something like trainhopping without any background knowledge or experience. just looking to learn about other methods of travel to try for myself and meet more like minded people, maybe learn how to monetize what i do out on the road or see what else might be out there.
Hey, I'm in Tampa FL and planning on heading West in 2 weeks if you're interested. Planning on driving my truck but may take greyhound.
 
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Welcome to the site and the search bar is your friend, I've been here about a year and it is still very useful and I'll tell ya whats out there.... a shitload! Best education you're ever going to get. Travel while you are young and travel light. Follow your heart, trust those hairs on the back of your neck, make a plan and go. ~ peace and summa's comin'
 
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Hey, I'm in Tampa FL and planning on heading West in 2 weeks if you're interested. Planning on driving my truck but may take greyhound.
tampa is a bit of a hike from where i am and two weeks is pretty soon, i’m trying to get my studies for the next month or two out of the way first but thank you! hope you have an awesome and fulfilling journey!
 

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