1. That feeling when you arrive after a 17 hour bus ride
2. When you start eating street food and someone asks you how the dog tastes
3. When you get fired from your job and realize you’re free to travel the world.
4. When the flight you were going to book went up in price and you try to find it again
5. The moment you realize you left your passport on the airplane
6. When someone you just met tells you where they’ve been and you pretend to be interested
7. When the same person asks if they can come travelling with you
8. When you get to a new country and someone greets you in their native language.
9. When someone brags about how many countries they’ve been to
10. When you try to start a conversation with the locals
11. When the locals talk to you and you pretend to understand what they’re saying
12. When you travel solo and everyone else in the hostel arrived in a group tour.
13. When you and your friend rent a scooter for the first time
14. The first time you encounter a squat toilet.
15. When you ask your best friend to come travelling with you and they say no
16. When you miss your connecting flight because there was a time zone change you were unaware of
17. When you come back to your parents house completely broke.