Never did I think I’d be writing a post about travel ruining anything… seeing the world is my dream, my passion, my love and often my priority.
About 1 year ago I wrote this post explaining why I ended my 5 year relationship with my childhood sweetheart. Since then I’ve visited 3 countries and changed my life forever by planning a backpacking adventure that could take me anywhere, starting with a 1 way ticket to paradise 6 months from now.
Of course I had to take the initial leap and leave the old me behind to accomplish all this and realise that settling down with a house, a husband and a cat just isn’t for me…. well, all except for the cat part!
During those happy 5 years I visited 6 countries… without him. I would return buzzing with stories and photos which I’d put on a big screen and tell the story behind them. From cruises up the river Nile (read my Egypt post here), pictures on top of El Djem amphitheater in Africa or exploring beautiful cities like Barcelona, I was changing already and couldn’t understand the lack of passion on his side.
The world stole my heart with its endless beauty, possibilities and wildness. Can any man ever match it?
Whilst spending time apart from your other half is very healthy and there are plenty of us independent female travelers out there in relationships, the travel bug is relentless and my wanderlust is thirsty for adventure. If you aren’t with someone that feels the same way it’s challenging to keep the fire lit. So I ran wild, went to Thailand, booked the one way ticket and never looked back.
So here we are 1 year on, you’re still reading and I’m still writing. I will always be planning my adventures across the world. Solo… for now.
Do you have a travel partner or prefer flying solo?… literally.