After I realized how much walking I actually did when I decided to remove other options from my transport list as much as possible, I had clocked up a lot more miles than I would ever have if I had gone for a “walk” as a means of exercise. Killing two birds with the two feet was delicious icing on my well deserved cake!
I was feeling complete all by myself. I was empowered. But in hindsight I saw novelty hiding its familiar face in the shadows of that bright sunny time.
If your waiter asks if you would like some chips with your order, say “aye” if you want some fries. But if you actually want chips, then go to the grocers and you shouldn’t have a problem finding crisps.
Travelers love to get immersed in the culture of the country they are visiting. Mixing with the locals and getting to know their lifestyles is a must.
I have pushed my boundaries further than I ever thought I would ever dare. I have met some incredible people along the way and experienced so much of the generosity, warmth and kindness that really does exist in the world.
Are you really going to wear heels? Are you really going to go to the gym? Probably not. So, don’t pack heels and gym clothes.
I realized I saw more when I was carefree. I realized I felt and I lived more when I let go of expectations and routes.
Although most people coin monetary value and a 9-5 job with health benefits as success, I have found my version of success else where-through travel.
Once you start traveling, you’ll never want to stop. When you get bit by the travel bug, you get bit hard. The only cure is more travel.
Put your small carry on purse on someone else’s overhead bin. Let them worry about theirs. You need every inch of that leg room in front of your seat.