Don’t expect to have a love affair with every city, town, and village you step foot in. There will be times you want to leave, but you don’t want to want to leave.
Here are a few examples of the hospitality and warmth we’ve been shown by strangers (now friends) along the way, and the unique experiences and perspectives we’ve gained through Couchsurfing.
As a traveler, where I’ve been isn’t half as important as where I’m going.
Lastly, you say, “comfort is the enemy of abundance”. Travel is anything but comfortable.
It’s hard to maintain friendships when you’re a human tumbleweed, but it’s even harder to maintain any sort of romantic relationship.
Being able to meet people that open your eyes to new beginnings, new cultures and new ways of living. Being able to walk through narrow paths, rocky mountains, rocky roads and even sand, that is what traveling lets you do.
Going abroad changes your perspective. It takes your existing knowledge and extends it to the smallest corners of the world.
My only job each day is to explore something new.
Default to yes in new situations but don’t be afraid to say no when you need to.
I feel the most alive when there is a hope for an adventure in the horizon.