I’m quite a shy person. I really am but I’m sure most people who know me would disagree with me on this nowadays. 12 years of traveling, moving to very diverse countries all over the world and starting numerous new jobs has changed me. I have learnt to start over, build a new life and talk to strangers. I now love meeting new people, people with completely different backgrounds and completely different lifestyles. That’s one of the amazing things moving to a new country on my own has brought me. It has helped me grow as a person, deal with setbacks and feel free. Free to do whatever I want, live wherever I want. And that to me is an amazing luxury!
The following article describes perfectly how valuable of an experience it is to move to a new place on your own.
Image: Hostel Casa Kiwi in Honduras, where I lived and worked in 2009, just after a coup. A unique experience living abroad!