1. Where on earth are you going?
1.1 Tool basket to the rescue
1.2 I really, really want to:
1.3 Letâ€™s get acquainted
1.4 What do you think?
1.5 And what about you?
2. You are here!
2.1 Be 12 years old again
2.2 Live in the now
2.3 What was I thinking?
2.4 What about me?
2.5 What did you do?
3. Trippinâ€™ out
3.1 I have no idea whatsoever
3.2 You can thank me later
Tip 1: Get out of that comfort zone!
Tip 2: Be creative
Tip 3: Explore yourself
Tip 4: Be decisive
Tip 5: Give back
“THE FIRST CO NDITIO N O F UNDERSTANDING A FO REIGN CO UNTRY IS TO SM ELL IT.” Rudyard Kipling
WH AT DO YOU T HIN K? B
uddha said that expectations lead to nothing but disappointment. Keeping this in mind,
the questions of this chapter are not designed to get your hopes up about your destination, but it could be fun to compare your own ideas from before and after the trip.
What do you think the people will be like?
the food will be like?
the culture will be like?
the atmosphere will be like?
you will like best?
you will not like?
nued To be conti 2.3 in chapter 33
What did you do today?
Where are you?
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STAND STILL, CLOSE YOUR EYES, AND LISTEN.
WHAT DO YOU HEAR?
FOR A WHOLE DAY
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LY OT ONâ€™T A MAP. JUST ASK FOR DIRECTIONS.
UNPLUG FOR AT LEAST A DAY.
2 TURN OFF YOUR PHONE AND FORGET ABOUT YOUR DAILY LIFE BACK HOME.
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CAN YOU MAKE IT FROM 10 AM TO 10 PM WITH ONLY $20
YOUR FIRST THOUGHT
WHEN YOU ARRIVED?
WHICH WORDS BEST DESCRIBE YOUR TRIP? 1 2 3 4 5
W H AT A BOUT M E? C
hapter 1.5 challenged you to write down certain things about yourself and your
emotional challenges. The following questions will help you to realise if the trip gave you new insights about your troubles (if you had any).
Are there certain insights you have gained during your trip?
What steps are you going to take to make certain changes in your life?
FAVOURITE PERSON YOU MET
Favourite coffee place
Get out of that comfort zone of yours! Life begins at the end of your comfort zone. So get off that touristic route, take as little luggage as you can and surrender yourself to adventure, flexibility, spontaneity, and new experiences. This doesnâ€™t mean that touristic and safe choices in destinations are bad choices, but you can go off the beaten path whenever and wherever you choose.
A little side note on this tip is to always put safety first (especially if you travel by yourself). Never do things that make you feel unsafe.
“ TWENTY YEARS FRO M NOW YO U WILL BE MO R E DISAPPO INTED BY THE THINGS YO U DI DN’T DO THAN BY THE O NES YO U DI D DO . SO THROW O FF THE BOWLINES . SAIL AWAY FRO M THE SAFE HARBO UR. CATCH THE TRAD E WIN DS IN YO UR SAILS . EXPLO R E. D R EAM . DISCOVER.” Mark Twain
Published on Mar 3, 2017
Published on Mar 3, 2017
This is a notebook with prompts to make the most of your trip and it’s full of questions and assignments to help you explore a new city or c...