For two weeks I was at home, nestled in my cocoon of warmth that was the only semblance of heat I could get from my forever freezing hoe that is Melbourne. I shared pictures on Instagram and Facebook, got depressed every time I looked back on my travel album, then went out with friends. The third week I was back to work. I hated it. I hate it. Can I quit yet?
This post is called the ‘Two year plan’ because after my trip to Europe ending at the end of July, I am going to save, make connections, and build resources that I can rely on that will make this year long trip happen to its fullest potential. Two years is the plan, but we’ll see if I can make it one.
When I first booked my trip to Europe, I had just over 8 months until I would board that plane and escape the reality of living in boring normality for an amazing 2 months. I booked everything and planned everything, and now two months have passed, and I am kind of regretting it.
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If you have read any of my previous posts, you would have surely noticed that I have no patience when it comes to my upcoming trip; if you haven’t read them, well, now you know. Add excitement and impatience to my usual shopaholic tendencies, and you have me buying things that I most definitely need, but that could have waited a few more months without being bought.
I love the idea of being spontaneous, but it’s honestly not that easy to just pack up and leave with little-to-no plan.
When buying and planning your trip, its easy to feel motivated to do anything to make it possible; until time starts going so slow and you still have over 7 months before you can even start think about packing that massive suitcase you’ve already bought.
If you have ever looked up travel inspiration quotes, you will surely have stumbled upon one that boldly states, ‘Just book a ticket and leave.’ I have had this quote hung up on my wall for months, waiting for the day when I would actually do just that. Two days ago, that day came.