Distance makes the heart grow fonder.
If you’ve ever been in a long-distance relationship, there’s a good chance you’ve heard that one before.
Is it true? If you ask me, the jury’s still out.
But as a person who has had a long distance best friend for the better part of 10 years, I can vouch for this one:
Distance certainly makes the wallet lighter.
Almost every summer, I make pack a bag and hop on a plane to spend a week or so with my best friend.
My best friend and I have never lived in the same province and while we talk every day (usually in text), that face time is important. These trips are essential for me.
Here’s an idea of how much my 2018 trip cost — plus some tips for how to afford having a long distance best friend.