You meet some interesting people while travelling. Couchsurfing is always a good way to meet people. A hostel is another way. Sometimes people come into your life for a night, a weekend, or the rest of your life.
He is an Israeli cheering me on during a 10k in Argentina.
My friend Shannon has been a bigger inspiration in my life than he knows. His “don’t be afraid of anything” attitude really empowered my travelling. He is also a bit of the secret reason I am going to nursing school. He is an amazing family who has a family that I am happy to see on too rare occasions.
Here is Shannon with some of our other friends in Vietnam.
Never wonder what to do with your free time. I promise I will never waste a day wondering what to do because I have nothing to do. Laziness is to be appreciated. I am quite envious of people that I see only working or only going to school. The combo of both is very taxing.
Climbing in Vietnam.
Diving off a boat in Waikiki.
Spring boarding in Colorado.
So please, if you have any free time, appreciate it or better yet, go outside.