Friday, August 17, 2012

We can't talk about money...

Herro.
I don't know where to start, but lets just say that I have one or a thousand comments asking on how I save for my trips. We all know it's an expensive trip when traveling to Europe. Shit, from Vegas to Florida is even expensive. Now think about adding 2 kids to the mix. Thats like a down payment on a house. 
Now, since I've been in the social network, shared my life and travel experiences, the question of money is always brought up. To start, I know that the majority of my viewers are young. High School and College students. Im assuming that those are the ones asking the questions. I am also assuming that the ones asking are those that have a ton of shit on their plate and feel that they have no hope. I am not in high school, not a college student and I am finally out of the huge hole I was once in. I would probably think the same thing at one point in my life when I could barely afford to clothe myself. The point that I am trying to make here is that it takes time. A good job and a little bit of Kharma. I never left the country until this year!! I won't break down how much I save or put a number on the costs.. Thats too much for people to handle. But you can assure yourself that I don't splurge on dumb stuff. I don't go out to eat and nor do I spend money the way I would like to. I work a full time job as well as work on youtube! I am a make up artist who does freelance as well! I find ways to make ends meet. 

Traveling was always on my to do list. I just finally met someone to travel with and he happens to live on that side of the world. I feel safe with him and I am even more happy that he is the man that I love and I get to grow rich in the soul with him while we travel and see new things!

Tomorrow is not promised. 

PEACE LOVE AND LIPGLOSS

7 comments:

  1. you tell em girl.

    NO ONE has any right to be judging what you do with your life.

    you are awesome :)
    love you x a billion + 1

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  2. i believe that money is not an issue if you want to do something. you can always find a way to get them. how much you earn has nothing to do with it. i know people who earn loads and can barely save anything, but on the other hand there are poeple with limited budget who will always find a way to treat themselves. you just have to learn how to prioritise things. i wish i had someone to travel with so enjoy it for as long as you can. you are really blessed. its so much better to invest in holiday than silly material things.

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  3. ENOUGH SAID..
    but on the real i was curious too..it takes me a while to spend a trip to san francisco and im 4 hours away..lol..but its all good girl..i always tell my babydoll i would love to travel and see the world..but travel takes money..thats real shit..
    maybe later down the road..

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  4. your travels inspire me, marissa! i grew up overseas and have been to more places than most people have but i still feel like i havent seen enough, i really appreciate you showing your trips to europe. god bless and keep doing what you do! -samantha

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  5. Love this!! I think we are all capable of traveling and experiencing something different but it does take time. I'm saving all my pennies to be able to travel and take my 6 yr old out to explore new adventures. You are truly an inspiration! xoxox

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  6. This post gave me a bit of hope. I'm a university student who helps out w/ the financials at home as things are pretty tight. I haven't been on a trip since I was a kid & travelling anywhere in this world would be a dream come true for me. This post gives me hope to finish my studies, start working full time, & that I can reward myself w/ a cool trip too in the near future :-P

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