For two eye appointments including dilation, I paid 200 rupees or $4.75.
I hope you read Mai Wang’s story about traveling (and getting scammed) in China, because it reminded me of a similar trip I took in India while I was in graduate school.
I knew the journey was out of reach for the typical Chinese citizen, but I didn’t know how indulgent it was until I found myself checking into a five-star hotel in the city of Guilin.
“Having the security of a steady paycheck and a home base, I gave myself permission to prioritize travel and experiences over financial goals for a few months.”
I stopped looking for jobs in the U.K. and started looking for jobs in the whole world.