Our obsession with the future can be great, but it can also hinder our sense of wonder. Why is it that the day you become a “real adult” the fun stops?
Draw your own road. Paint your own sky. Make thousands of ripples on every ocean you reach.
People who don’t spend time on their own are people who don’t know who they are and what they want.
To travel is to connect, whether with lands or oceans or people or self.
I figured that traveling would teach me so much about other cultures, other traditions and other people; and it has. I didn’t anticipate how much it would teach me about myself.
Time your potty breaks. Drink a ton of water while you’re waiting for your flight, and go to the bathroom right before boarding.
There are books to be read, music to be listened to, voices and memories to soak in. There are people and places and entire worlds outside your front door, just waiting to be discovered. And you can find yourself in all of it.
When was the last time you let your thoughts wander? The best thing about traveling without Wifi? It’s getting lost.
If you want to do something, do it. If you have something to say, try, or see, just GO!
I was still all, “Personal challenge. Must not shower. Build character. BUILD CHARACTER!” even as I watched everyone else traipse gleefully off to their steamy water hugs.