Here is an idea that might be part of your future planning! There will be lots of things 18 years from now that will be different from today, some good, some not so good. This sounds exciting in 2014 as a way to see (part of) the world and learn, first hand, how other people live and work.
New York Times: Go West, Young People! And East!
May your life be filled with opportunity and adventure (and your good sense to make wise choices regarding both)!
PS: Dear One: I write this on the morning that a 4.6 earthquake woke you up! May all your earthquakes be small ones!