Living Abroad

It is hard to walk away from you, Sydney, to walk away from a life that I so carefully created by the day, a life that I had always envisioned for myself: one lived out in the ease and pleasure of a life abroad in a society that understands how to press pause and appreciate moments in time.

Traveling is often viewed as a luxury, something that we engage in lightly if we’ve checked off every other item on our list. But we spend money on so many other things, and put ourselves into massive debt on the gamble that the increasingly business-like college system will work for us.