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COVID ruined my travel dreams. What do I do with my life now?

24 days ago   |   By Grist

Q. Dear Umbra,
A big part of how I think of myself is as a world traveler. My longtime goal has been to visit every continent on Earth! But due to COVID my U.S. passport is basically worthless. What should I do with myself now?
- When All Novelty Disappears, Ennui Remains
A. Dear WANDER,
Your question reminds me of a certain type of Tinder profile that proliferates in the bog-like dating app ecosphere. First, the series of very posed portraits against Maldivian beaches, Andean mountainscapes, or Sicilian villas, and then the sole descriptor of personality: some variation of “My passion is...
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