Do you remember that kid in your class who was born to be an actor or sportsperson? Or ready-made to work for their family business?
Did you have teachers telling you that by 10th grade, you needed to know what you wanted to do with your life?
For many, travelling can appear to be an impossible endeavour for a myriad of reasons. It is also something that can seem so thrilling and surreal that it can become intimidating. This is a problem for those wanting to break free from the clutches of everyday life and explore the world. Social media, for one, has made all aspects of travel so much more visible, like a carrot dangled in front of your face.
It’s that time again – gluttony and over-indulgence has got you feeling mighty guilty and you’re trying to find a way to counter-balance it. It wouldn’t be a festive season if Christmas Day and Boxing Day weren’t followed by a bold statement not too dissimilar from, “right, that’s it, from January I am gonna …”.
If you are the only child, or the oldest sibling in the family, there is an unspoken expectation that you must be there for the important holidays. No matter what your situation is elsewhere, your parents and/or younger siblings live in the hope that you will arrive home in time for Thanksgiving, winter birthdays and Christmas.