Travel means so much more to me than simply seeing new destinations and learning about new cultures. Travel is a journey within myself. It is through my 14 years of living and traveling around the world that I have learned more about who I am and what my purpose is. And I have also discovered certain natural laws and truths about life.
Here are 54 lessons I have gradually learned throughout my travels that have helped me to grow into, what I think, is a person who lives an empowered life.
Not all those who wander are lost.
– J. R. R. Tolkien
People all over the world have the same basic wants and needs. It doesn’t matter where we come from, what we look like, how we talk, or what we believe. Deep down the essence of who we are as human beings is the same. This is all that matters. The outside differences are there to learn from and celebrate without fear.
There is absolute joy and wonder to be had in the simplest of moments. Swinging in a hammock on the beach while watching the sunset over the horizon, for example.
The more we own, the more enslaved we become.
We don’t need stuff to be happy or to fulfill us; we just need memorable moments and