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For the last few months, many of my friends and family at home have been worried about me. I live in South Korea, and Kim Jung-un’s threats even worried my most stoic family members. I keep telling them I’m not worried about North Korea; I’m worried about other things
You want to do something worthwhile. You want to travel for an extended time, and you want to immerse yourself in a culture so very different from your own.
This past week has been my spring break and for most of it, I have spent it traveling alone with the occasional few nights and days with people that I met at youth hostels, from my university in Istanbul and with friends living in Tel Aviv. I thought that traveling alone could be lonely, and it can be, but I discovered that there are so many ways to make it less so and to meet new people
Upon commencing this article I originally planned to entitle it “101 top tips for travel in India.” Then I realised that not only was that title about as catchy as a psychotic eel drenched in butter (the title I eventually decided to run with being clearly far superior), but if I dedicated the next year of my life to dreaming up useful advice I’d probably only make it to about twenty three.
For all us bleeding hearts out there, for all of the people who desire so desperately to be and to do something with their lives, we grew up believing we could be agents of change. That we would be on a path to greatness, and that through one of our many actions of integrity, we would affect a change in the world so wonderful and so incredibly magnificent