For The Sake of Fun

Life has so many complicated, difficult things about it. The years may bring days of tears, and seemingly absurd trials. That’s why when my best friend called me to say she was giving me a flight ticket to visit her in England, I thought, “Complicated. Complicated. Complicated.” “I have a new job, and probably cannot get vacation days.” “I need to save money for a possible move overseas, so I cannot afford buying food in England.” “August is hurricane season in Florida, so there is a chance flights will get cancelled.” And the most complicated one of all. “Money can … Continue reading For The Sake of Fun

Fearless. Whole.

Here’s my number one rule once I decided to go abroad by myself: BE FEARLESS. Backpack travel is a Life Dream for me; it is the kind of thing that will make me feel I can die feeling complete. I have always had an idea of which countries I’d love to visit in order to fulfill this backpack dream¬†(Japan, Italy & Spain being at the top)…followed by Australia, Greece & Egypt. I visited Japan twice, but with a big group of friends. In that case, for me, “being fearless” need not apply. I began to research flights EVERYWHERE.¬†Tour packages. Airlines. … Continue reading Fearless. Whole.