I used to celebrate if I could score $25 for an article. It simply astounds me that people really, truly believe that travel writers get paid a mint to sip Mai-Tais next to a massive turquoise pool.

As if. I’ve never asked myself why I did it so much as how on earth so many people believed that we were paid $100k a year to effectively be lazy. I’ve never worked so hard in my life for so little, yet been so happy, so fulfilled, so satisfied that I was doing what I came here to do.

This really hit home, Kristi.

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