Make sure some of these things are on your bucket list: hanging out in Buddhist temples, standing in awe of the Taj Mahal, bathing an elephant and hugging a panda, dancing under cherry blossoms, marveling at temples and sculptures.
I urge you to take a chance, make a new trail of footsteps, and open your eyes, ears, and heart to unknown and uncharted territory where you will gain knowledge, growth, and discover new parts of yourself.
I’m starting to think it is a good thing because if it doesn’t challenge you it won’t change you.
How many attractions can you see in one day in New York City? Four? Five? Nine? The only thing stopping me from trying was money. No one wants to spend three hundred dollars a day on tourist attractions.
When you’re no longer obsessed with climbing that career ladder, you finally feel you can live life to the fullest.
Spending a day in New York City and only spending $30 is challenging (to say the least). If there is one area in NYC that is cheap, this is it.
No one is actually looking for a long distance relationship. Oftentimes the distance is a last resort, and anything but intentional.
Travel has always taught me to be incredibly thankful for what I do have and to use these gifts, be they material or ethereal, to the best of my ability.
If you are not able to afford the best winter gear but your love for sleeping outdoors is greater than actually having a good night’s rest, you will learn you are no longer an immortal being. Nature will humble you and it will humble you hard.
So, yes, study abroad. It will change your life. It will broaden your horizons. It will *insert study abroad cliché statement here.* It’ll probably do all of those things.