Embarking on a New Adventure



2017 is going to be “my year.”

…And I actually mean it this time.

When I visited Lanzarote in 2016, it really helped to put my life into perspective. I’d been fed up with the lack of progression and excitement for a while, but this was my true turning point. I just loved sitting on the rocks by the ocean, taking everything in, and that’s when I knew I had to stop making excuses, and actually work towards the life I want to have and the person I want to be.

Buying a car, completing a digital marketing qualification and looking for a change in job is all well and good, but solo travel was always going to be a part of my reinvention and my journey to self discovery. After all, what better way to step out of your comfort zone than to jet off to a foreign country by yourself?

As I write this post, I’m sitting in the airport departure lounge, watching the world go by as I wait for my flight to Hungary to be called. I am brimming with anticipation, my mind a swirling cocktail of nerves and excitement. I watch men in business suits rushing by, groups of girls hanging around the shops and parents keeping an eye on their children as they slide around on those rolling, sit-on suitcases they seem to be obsessed with these days.

It makes me think about all the different people I could potentially meet on my travels. Any one of these humans around me could someday become a significant part of my life, and that thought alone is pretty darn incredible. I guess I’ll just have to wait and see what awaits me on the other side of the pond…

I’ll see you all in Budapest!

Published by Toripopsyx

Journalist, chocoholic, travel enthusiast, gamer

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