Going Backwards…

When better feels backwards…Maybe it’s not actually backwardsMaybe you missed somethingMaybe it’s actually forward When better feels backwards…You’re actually moving forwardYou’re always learning somethingYou’re being changed  When better feels backwards…You are being changed You are seeing yourself in a new environmentYou are moving forward When better feels backwards…Remember that “better”Is all relativeTo perspective When better feels…

Reasons to travel

Surround yourselfWith new peopleNew foodNew cultureNew Air Immerse yourselfWith different peopleDifferent foodDifferent cultureDifferent atmosphere Teach yourself With an open mindAn open heart An open spirit An open soul Be yourselfWith a new perspectiveA new understandingA new desireA new heart Thanks for reading! I hope this post inspires you to travel, and change your perspective! -LiveForAdventure!…

Home?

Traveling abroadLearning a new languageMaking new friends Learning the cultureLiving in a new countryMaking memories . . . It’s all excitingAnd, very rewardingUntil it’s time to… Go back “home”, andResume life as you know itWith the memories The past adventuresWill always be memoriesFor yourself only Because even thoughYou’ve changed your perspectiveHome is still the same…

Homesickness…

At first you just shake itYou feel it for a momentAnd, then, you forget it You start living in the momentWith all the excitementOf this new experience But, soon you get tiredAnd, it catches up to youYou can’t shake it this time You’ve learned, explored, experiencedNow, your brain is tired readyTo go home This new…

Hasta Luego Argentina!

So, I’m leaving Argentina in a few hours, and I don’t know how to feel. It’s a bittersweet feeling because I’ve lived here for 3 months and I’ve met so many amazing people. I’m really going to miss this country, but I’m also ready to leave with my new found confidence in myself and perspective…

Adulting / Living Abroad

There’s a lot to learn how to do all over again. . . . It doesn’t matter if you were a pro at all those things in your home country because everything will be different in a foreign country. Yes, there will be similarities, and you will learn the differences quickly. But, you will still…

Mosaïc

I’ve recently discovered something…Something that has changed the way I look at life…Something that changed my perspective on everything…Something that I wish I understood and would’ve realized earlier… I realized that…My life is like a Mosaïc. It’s full of random,And broken pieces,Building something amazing. I can’t see it now,But, I know it’s gonna be beautiful….

Day 1 in Buenos Aires, Argentina

I made it to Buenos Aires, Argentina!  . . .  My first 24 hours here were a whirlwind of emotions. I couldn’t believe that I was actually here (it seems too surreal). I was so happy that I finally made it! But, after the initial feeling of amazement and happiness, the culture shock hit me. I…

Blessed life!

Look around. What do you see? Chaos or peace? Yelling or praying? What is surrounding you? . . . Do you appreciate it all? Or do you take advantage of it? Are you humbled by it? Or are you overlooking it all? Do you care about others? Or, do you say: “Everyone for themselves!” “You…

One sky…

The sky… The clouds… The sun… Everything up there… Just take a second, Go outside, And look up! Looking up, At the sky, Always makes me feel happy, And rejuvenated. Seeing planes, birds, jets… It all gives me hope! That there’s so much more out there – And, I want to explore it all! I…

Surroundings… (Weekend Coffee Share)

Have you ever just sat somewhere and just observed your surroundings? . . . Ya, me neither. …Until a few hours ago… And, that’s what I’m gonna talk about in this weekend’s coffee share because a few days ago I saw this one-word prompt idea, and the word was surroundings. So, during that day, I…

Home after living abroad!?

Coming back home after living abroad for a time is not easy! . . . Yup, Reverse Culture Shock! It’s a real thing! . . . So, I’ve only been back from Chile for about a week now and the only way I can describe coming home after living abroad for a time is: “weird”…

Living with a host family… / Leaving Chile…

My experience living with a host family in another country in 3 words: Interesting-Exciting-Difficult . . . So, in case you don’t know. I lived with my host family in Chile for three months, and I really got to know them and they really started to become like a real second family. But, at first,…

Hello Fall?…

…So…when I normally think about Fall, I think about: – Leaves falling -Sweater weather -Time to get ready for snow…and Christmas… Well, that’s not the case for me this Fall because it’s Fall right now in Chile, and I can’t think about any of those things. Instead, I’m thinking about: going swimming, maybe getting ice…

Two sides to everything…

Sometimes you just have to turn around and look behind you for a second. It might change a lot more than you think! . . . Location of picture: Cortina Puclaro 25 minutes from Vicuña, Chile 50 minutes from La Serena, Chile . . . While taking the picture above, I was drawn to the…

Perspective… / A Day in Valparaiso, Chile!

“Perspective changes everything!” . . . So, recently I took a trip to Valparaiso, Chile & I had the best day there, just wandering the city! Here’s an “itinerary” of that trip: 1- I took the bus (1 hour) to Valparaiso alone, and didn’t get lost once! 2- I explored and wandered the beautiful city…

My Own Material

For today’s post, I was challenged to look through my old Facebook, Instagram or Twitter posts and pick something that stood out to me and write what I think about it now. . . . So, I chose to look through my Instagram feed and, while scrolling through, my very first Instagram post stood out…

Street dogs everywhere! 

So, I’ve only been in Chile for a few days now, but one thing I’ve notice since I got here are all the street dogs. . . . Now, I didn’t say ‘stray dogs’ because they are not strays. They get fed, but when they grow up and are not puppies anymore people don’t want…

Where’s the love? 

You know, I think everyone in the world should listen to that song… It speaks the truth, and it’s so relevant for the current state of the world right now. . . . There’s so much terrible things happening in the world right now; we all just need to look past it and start to…

No right or wrong…

There’s no right or wrong in the world, just different! . . . What you know in your country is, & will always be, different than what someone else knows in their country!  We all need to learn this and accept this truth because it will never change!  All cultures will remain different forever and…