Well, guys. I am turning 25. weh.
After a bit of a whine, I realized I was having a quarter life crisis. What have I done with my life? Where am I now? What’s next? Have I accomplished anything I am proud of? FYI, I am Jewish Moroccan, so the parents are constantly asking about grandkids…(yikes!).
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. I have had 9-5 jobs, I am currently working full time. But that’s not my success–my success is being able to relocate to Australia on my own and learn to start over. Backpacking Southeast Asia. Working for international companies. Working for Coachella. Traveled to 32 countries. Never having jury duty. Found my McDreamy (yes, that’s Jack!). Starting our blog. And ultimately, living a happy and exciting life. In the end, isn’t that what counts?
So ya, I sooked. I will still sook. But I am excited to see what the future brings!
So in honor of my 25th, here is a list of things to do before 25 (that I have done and still wish to do) that you have to try at least once before you are 25 or hey, even 30! :)
1. Go backpacking
I finally backpacked Southeast Asia last year!
2. Learn to surf
3. Live in another country
4. Go to a global music festival
5. Go skydiving
6. Learn to ski/snowboard
7. Snorkel or scuba dive
8. Attend a crazy renown party
We loved these parties in Southeast Asia, like the Full Moon Party!
10. Run a marathon
11. Have a tech detox
12. Spin a globe and go where ever your finger lands
13. Try some crazy foods
So far I have tried scorpion, grasshopper, and Brussels sprouts ;) All very tasty!
14. Travel alone
I traveled to Australia on my own for the first time- Loved it! Also check out how studying abroad kickstarted these successful travel bloggers lives!
15. Stay up all night to watch the sunrise
16. Visit some famous landmarks
17. Love and be loved
18. Experience heartbreak
19. Talk to one new person every single day
20. Try flight roulette
21. Take a cooking class
I wish we had done more, but we took an amazing cooking class in Vietnam!
23. Drink quality coffee, more often
Ugh, we love our coffee. No more Starbucks! ;)
24. Go to Disneyland
25. Work in an industry you love
I used to work for Coachella. A dream of mine! I got paid to go, how does that even happen!