WHY I TELL MYSELF I DON'T HAVE THE TRAVEL BUG

  1. past experiences of reverse culture shock when returning back to the states has slightly scarred me
  2. because i know that it'll be a ton of $$$ on transportation
  3. because i feel like I'd be furthering the possibility of conquering the territory in which i currently reside in
  4. because i don't want to deal with the pain of missing it when it's all gone