Lately I’ve been feeling affirmation from the world about this huge decision to leave my current life and travel for an indefinite period of time, which frankly is a nice change because up until about a month ago, I was feeling a bit downtrodden. My parents weren’t particularly supportive, friends thought I was out of my mind, and, while there were several people that told me my plan sounded “fun”, I just couldn’t seem to find anyone that really “got” what I want to do. Then, all of a sudden, I was surrounded by encouragment. I found a few really great travel blogs bursting with inspiration, I reconnected with some friends that were beyond supportive of my plan, and I rediscovered a confidence in myself and my decisions that I had, er, misplaced for a while.
Now, when people ask me why I’m doing this, I’m going to answer with conviction. I want the world as my backyard, I want my home to be wherever I lay my backpack for the night or the week or the month, I want to
live to work work to travel! I hope that this post can do for someone else what other posts/conversations have been doing for me lately — inspire someone to grab their life by the balls and make their dreams come true!