Homesickness can be a great paradox of the traveling spirit. I’m always yearning to be in a far-away land, doing something extremely exotic. Only to get there, and wish I was back home within my comfort zone. It’s something I continue to struggle with, but when I take precautionary measures, it helps immensely. Even for someone who travels as much as I do, I get homesick pretty often. In many cases, because of a time difference, it’s not as easy as just picking up the phone to call a friend/family member. And oftentimes if you do, that will only make the…