Empanadas night at the Urban Jungle Hostel, washed down with a mojito (or two).
The food was great, and the people even better! It’s been so refreshing to meet open minded people who look at life differently – where interesting stories are shared of travels and experiences.
Are you ever really travelling alone? I don’t think so – there’s an amazing sense of community at hostels. I’ve met teachers, medical assistants, business students, engineers, all unified in their desire to explore and experience more.
Nobody is interested in the car you drive, the house you own, or whether you’ve been promoted recently – conversations are much deeper and engaging.
There’s nothing to prove here – just be yourself, be kind, and respectful.
I’m really content right now, with peace of mind that I’ve made the best decision of my life! It was the toughest decision I’ve ever made – but stepping into this new bubble, it makes me realise that when you’re surrounded by open-minded people, these decisions aren’t so tough.
Sometimes you have to get outside of your city – especially if you grew up in it too – to really see the bigger picture!
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