1. You’ve been called a gypsy, a nomad, or a vagabond.
2. You feel a magnetic connection to any form of long-distance transportation.
3. Your capacity for commitment extends mostly to long-term travel.
4. You’re most attracted to other likeminded travel addicts.
5. The sense of withdrawal that overtakes you when it’s been too long between getaways is tantamount to an actual detoxing junkie.
6. You’ve considered, or have taken, jobs teaching English, traveling writing or volunteering in order to underwrite the restless, modest, yet culturally rich lifestyle of your dreams.
7. You consider day trips to be the foreplay of adult-rated travel.
8. Receiving a postcard from someone else while you’re at home is like getting kicked in the netherlands.
9. The idea of jumping from job to job just long enough to subsidize your next exploit only seems logical.
10. Communicating in a broken style of simple vocabulary, hand gestures and facial expressions is as much of a mother tongue as your actual first language.
11. You can feel just as at-home when you’re not at home.
12. You are not immune to homesickness, but you don’t let it get you down.
13. You enjoy traveling with friends and family, but also know the pure freedom of going solo.
14. You pinch pennies till they scream.
15. When it comes to plans, you know when to make ‘em or break ‘em.
16. The concept of Pangea almost makes you pee with excitement. Almost.
17. You believe that wanderlust is a condition that cannot, and should not, be cured.