Sharing's caring! Share this awesome article with your friends, you know u wanna...
Share on Facebook
Facebook
0Tweet about this on Twitter
Twitter
Share on LinkedIn
Linkedin
Pin on Pinterest
Pinterest
0

You slept in, too many beers last night, long goodbye to new found friends, lost on your way to the airport/bus stop/train station, whatever the reason running late for your next mode of transport is a nightmare situation. What’s worse still is when you’re late but you’ve got a 15kg bag strapped to your back, your day pack strapped to your front and a pair of fake havianas as footwear :S

running with a backpack on
This chick won't be smiling so much when she's flat on her face! 😛

There are few things worse than having to sprint to a terminal with your backpack as you curse the fact you hit snooze on your alarm 3 times. You get some sort of waddling momentum built up as you sway from side to side down the highstreet, drawing strange looks from the locals, it’s probably 30 degrees Celsius too so throw some hard core sweating into the mix and it’s a party you just don’t wanna be invited too. For me this is an embarrassingly regular occurrence.

 

We’ve all been there, backpacking around the world, swaying from left to right, grasping your bag on your front as it almost whacks you in the face, hoping that you don’t fall flat on your face. You know you have to run or you’ll miss the bus, it’s just that running seems so hard when you’re lugging your luggage. Why do we do it to ourselves?!

 

Next time, let’s do ourselves a favour and cast a thought back to the lunatics we’ve seen trying to catch their bus, backpacks in tow and strive not to ever be them (again). Anyways, I’ve got a 21 hour train to Beijing so I gotta shoot, I’m running late. Happy travels!

Remember, never travel without travel insurance! And never overpay for travel insurance!

I use HeyMondo. You get INSTANT quotes. Super cheap, they actually pay out, AND they cover almost everywhere, where most insurance companies don't (even places like Central African Republic etc!). You can sign-up here. PS You even get 5% off if you use MY LINK! You can even sign up if you're already overseas and traveling, pretty cool.

Also, if you want to start a blog...I CAN HELP YOU!

Also, if you want to start a blog, and start to change your life, I'd love to help you! Email me on johnny@onestep4ward.com. In the meantime, check out my super easy blog post on how to start a travel blog in under 30 minutes, here! And if you just want to get cracking, use BlueHost at a discount, through me.

Also, (if you're like me, and awful with tech-stuff) email me and my team can get a blog up and running for you, designed and everything, for $300 - email johnny@onestep4ward.com to get started.

Do you work remotely? Are you a digital nomad/blogger etc? You need to be insured too.

I use SafetyWing for my digital nomad insurance. It covers me while I live overseas. It's just $10 a week, and it's amazing! No upfront fees, you just pay week by week, and you can sign up just for a week if you want, then switch it off and on whenever. You can read my review here, and you can sign-up here!

sep-icons
teach-blog

So if you’re ready to…..

1) Change your life
2) Travel the world
3) Get paid to travel
4) Create a positive influence on others
5) Be free of offices and ‘real world’ rubbish

Then Sign Up Below and Let’s Get Started!

login-logo

Got a question? Wanna comment? I'd love to hear from you

0 thoughts on “Tuesday’s Travel Rant: Running with your backpack on

  1. I am having awful flashbacks of a couple of months ago in Hong Kong when I was in a full out sprint with backpack in tow to catch a bus in the city to make it to the airport. The bus driver saw me and I still swear he laughed and enjoyed driving away.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Follow me on Instagram @onestep4ward