The 3 Travel Experiences that Changed my Perspective on Life

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After travelling to nearly 50 countries in just 22 years of living, it is hardly a surprise that the first question people ask me is more often than not asking about where my favourite place has been or my biggest life changing experience. While there are a handful of cities and countries I would classify as my favourites, there are just three travel experiences I can name to date that have completely altered my perspective on life.


This post is in celebration of the Contiki Legends concept, which itself celebrates legendary travel experiences. I would love to hear from you in the comments below about your most iconic legendary travel experience – so please feel free to take a look at the website and share your similar experiences!

  brooke saward

The 3 Travel Experiences that Changed My Perspective on Life

My first trip overseas Solo

Boarding my Paris-bound flight for my first solo adventure overseas at 20 years of age was undoubtedly the most exhilarating thing I had done in my life to that day. It perhaps wasn’t until I landed to frosted over airplane windows at Charles de Gaulle airport at 6:00am the following morning that I realised just what I was in for. As it would turn out, my first solo journey overseas to Europe coincided with the 2012 European Cold Wave. Needless to say, it was a challenge in more ways than one.

But regardless of how many times I tripped over myself in the snow, the ongoing head cold for the entirety of my trip and the many nights spent cocooned in my doona like a caterpillar waiting to become a butterfly, it was the best three weeks of my life and completely altered my perception of life and everything about it.

It was on this trip that I began to value experiences more than things, where I learned to say “I’m a vegetarian” in 7 languages, and where I learned what it was like to rely solely on myself.


Spotting the Big 5 on Safari

After travelling solo for the three years that followed, you could say that I was hooked. I was enjoying meeting new people, learning new languages, experiencing different cultures…. When the next life changing travel experience made me again think about the wonderful world we live in.

It was my first time on a wildlife safari in the Kruger National Park in South Africa when I again felt I was experiencing a life changing moment. I had now been a vegetarian for 8 years and began speaking to my game ranger about the persisting problem of poaching these beautiful animals we were here to see.

While at first it was disheartening to hear that poaching is still such a big problem in Africa, it soon became apparent to me that I shouldn’t be thinking of how far we have to go in terms of our treatment of animals, but instead consider how far we have come! It was encouraging to learn that while poaching is still rife, photographic safaris bring in much more revenue than hunting safaris ever did – so at least we’re heading in the right direction!


Jumping off the Highest Bungy in the World

If there’s one thing I have always said I would never do and feared beyond belief, it’s bungy jumping. Years ago I leapt out of a plane and experienced skydiving for the first time, but when I found myself in Hong Kong just a ferry ride away from the world’s highest bungy jump in Macau, I couldn’t resist the opportunity to tick something so crazy off my bucket list.

After years of saying I never would, I finally took my leap of faith and jumped off the highest bungy jump in the world. While it was over in a mere matter of seconds, I can now say with complete faith that there is nothing that I would never do!


Over to you! What travel experience changed your perspective on life? Let me know in the comments below!

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    April 23, 2015 at 9:44 pm

    Like you, my first trip abroad is the one that set up everything, and it was to Europe. Looking back, it was just a little 10 day trip alone but it ended up affecting everything else from there on out. Now, I am looking to do the whole “travel while working” thing and this post has inspired me further to kick it into the next gear.

    December 30, 2014 at 10:05 am

    That bungee jump looks TERRIFYING, so massive congratulations for getting up there and doing it.
    Travel changes the way we live our lives so much, and I truly believe that once you’ve taken the first step, there is no looking back.

    Love Isabella x

    Fabulous and other F words
    August 26, 2014 at 2:58 am

    A trip to the rainforests of Borneo made me acutely aware of how much stuff we waste and how precious our earth is. I made it a priority to recycle more as soon as I got home.

    Kim Cohen
    August 21, 2014 at 1:29 pm

    Hey Brooke! I can not believe you have already been to 50 countries and counting! Amazing!! I’ve read this post and liked it very much, I’ve been following you for over 6 months now and it’s just amazing to see you grow and explore the world! After watching your bungy jump video, I feel like I jump with you! Keep up the amazing work! the videos! the posting! Your wonderful!

    I also wanted to mention to you that I loved your “How To: Create a Successful Blog”! I loved it! many great tips and ideas that have opened up my eyes to things I didn’t think too deeply about until I read your book. While reading it, I’m always amazed how smart you are for your age as far as marketing and the knowledge you have gained on SEO & Social Media. Anyways thought I’d sent you some love and let you know that although I’m a few years older than you, you inspire me and my blog all the time! Anyways enjoy Argentina and the falls! I spent a month and a half there a few years back, loved it so much! Loved your Cape Town posts, you’ve inspired me to tour there now (currently looking into it). Kisses xoxo


    August 21, 2014 at 7:11 am

    I’ve been to 38 US states, 3 Canadian provinces, and 10 countries so I have lots of stories. But perhaps the most life-changing was the summer I lived in Hawaii where I was hosted by a local family and worked in a local church. There was another gal with me and in our off hours, we would drive around the island, all 40 miles from one side to the other, seeing whatever we could see that we hadn’t seen yet.
    I learned in that summer that people are the same at heart no matter what their cultural differences may be. I also learned to honor the cultural differences and respect the history. Finally, I learned that no matter how much time I have, I will never see it all. Its best to enjoy what I can see and not worry about what is yet out there.

    August 19, 2014 at 5:58 pm

    Working a season as a Ski Instructor on a New Zealand South Island ski field! Experience of a life time and completely changed who I am today. Thanks for sharing your story!

    August 19, 2014 at 9:31 am

    Awesome! The Macau bungy was my first and all-time favorite bungy jump. I absolutely love the feeling of free-falling. It was by far the most scared I have ever been in my life, but it got me hooked.

    I’m pretty sure every travel experience has changed my life. Perhaps my first time traveling internationally without my parents – to Fiji, because that’s definitely what first sparked the wanderlust in me. Or studying abroad in China, because that was the biggest culture shock I’ve experienced so far. Or even working in New Zealand and Australia, because that’s what’s really made me question what I want to do with the rest of my life.

    Anyways, inspiring as always, Brooke. Keep it up!

    Connie Limon
    August 19, 2014 at 7:23 am

    This is amazing post. Enjoyed it very much.

    Lauren Hughes
    August 19, 2014 at 2:18 am

    So so brave! I hope I will have the same courage one day xo

    August 19, 2014 at 12:30 am

    My first trip to China when I was in 5th grade. Previously I had been living the American life in Los Angeles, and was very sheltered and narrow-minded in that respect. I had never come across a culture (both social, economic and governmental) that was so different from mine. I was there for about 1-2 months, and met many locals and befriended them through my parents. Although I was too young to realize and really understand it at the time, I think that’s what really changed my perspective–my world got a lot bigger.

    August 18, 2014 at 1:45 pm

    Hi Brooke! Your trips sounds amazing! It was fun reading everyone’s list too! It made me sit and think what were the trips that changed me.

    My first impactful trip was a solo work trip to Shanghai. That was the time it hit me that I had that independence to survive in another country alone. It was just a very empowering experience.

    The second was a study trip to New York where I didn’t know whether I could get enough funds to make it happen. I just made up my mind to go and everything just fell in place. There was so much Grace and Favour, I couldn’t believe it until I landed in the city. It made me realize, the first step to anything is to make up my mind and make that decision.

    The third is my trip to Hokkaido in May this year. The sights from the snow mountains, waterfalls, flowers and all the different aspects of nature just took my breath away. It was the sheer majesty of nature that in that moment, I couldn’t help but be aware of a Creator who is so much bigger than me.

    I’m going to add one more. That is my trip to Bali just last month. It’s not my first trip to Bali, but it was the trip where I met so many groups of people from different parts of the world during the daily tours I joined. I enjoyed hearing everyone speaking their own language and about their country. It struck me that with each new language I learnt, I could reach out to so many more people and inspired me to learn more languages as well as travel even more!

    Jesse Newmarch
    August 18, 2014 at 9:34 am

    While on a 3 week trip in Eastern Australia I spent a week sharing a hostel room in Byron Bay with 7 of the greatest strangers I had ever met. During that time we became great friends and since have visited 3 of them in different parts of the world. They were all from different countries and all spoke English as a second language. Sitting there listening to everyone speaking to each other and my best friend and I in English (while drinking heavily) made me realize how much I hated not being able to speak another language myself. A downside to living in such a huge, English dominated country! My new goal is now to learn passable Spanish for when my travels take me to South America.

    August 18, 2014 at 9:12 am

    So sorry for comment in Spanish but I’ve to do it to express all that I want to say 🙂

    Viajar alrededor del mundo y visitar tantos lugares maravillosos a una edad tan temprana como la nuestra ( a pesar de que yo no he visitado apenas ningún lugar) ha de ser una experencia plena y maravillosa que te abre los ojos de una forma que estoy segura que no soy ni tan siquiera capaz de imaginar. Estoy deseando ser tan valiente como tú y VIAJAR, mucho y a lugares muy lejanos.

    August 18, 2014 at 1:10 am

    I guess my first flying trip. On the return flight from Zurich I saw the sunrise in the middle of the clouds while we were going up in the sky. I was 13 at the time.
    Then 2nd experience would be the 1st work assignment in Germany to realise I should have been better prepared. Missed the train because I thought time of arrival into the station and time of departure meant 2 different German cities. Felt really stupid. Later that evening went to the Christmas market with my colleagues who did everything to make me welcomed! Thank you 🙂
    Finally I would say making friends in the flight. After a while you know some familiar faces so why not have a chat?

    August 18, 2014 at 12:06 am

    I’d have to agree! My first major experience was studying abroad in London and that first time abroad is simply magical. And then I’d have to say cruising the South Island of New Zealand topped it all. Fell in love….|

    August 17, 2014 at 9:09 pm

    INDIA.The colours,the tastes,the experience,the people AMAZING.Loved it wish I was a citizen.

    24/7 in France
    August 17, 2014 at 9:00 pm

    Travel is the one thing we pay for that makes us richer! My first trip to Paris, too, was life-changing as I write in my book, “Solitary Desire-One Woman’s Journey to France” See video

    August 17, 2014 at 6:41 pm

    How did you like Mostar?

    August 17, 2014 at 6:22 pm

    In the last month I have travelled to Turkey, Malaysia and now visiting Perth, Australia. Each country has so much to offer and I have learned to appreciate the different cultures and traditions of people in those countries. I must say I have had some wonderful experiences along the way. One thing that stands out for me is that people everywhere have so much to offer if we make the time to get to know them, we also can learn and try something new. Adventure awaits for those who try !

    August 17, 2014 at 5:45 pm

    Dear Brooke
    I’ve followed your blogs for quite some time now, but this is the first time I’ve written a comment.
    First of all – I LIKE your blog – You have some interesting thoughts about travelling and life in general and beautiful inspiring pictures!
    I’m a traveller myself, any change I get – I’m on my way out exploring the world.
    I’ve had this odd feeling about your blog, but I couldn’t really point out what it was until I read this post. Then it hit me! “Is she really exploring the world or is she just exploring the expensive resorts and the tourist attractions” – which in my opinion has nothing to do with the “real” world. I know – this is very harsh to say, and I hope you don’t get to offended, I will try to explain why this thought hit me.
    The travel experiences that change my life the most all has to do with getting under the skin of the local people, getting so close to living with the locals as I almost felt French, Australian, Vietnamese etc. I will give you an example. I was travelling to Fiji with my boyfriend for 14 days. The first 9 days we spend at Island resorts – after backpacking for 4 months it was nice to just chill in a hammock, getting cold drinks, diving in beautiful clear water, eating delicious seafood etc. But it had NOTHING to do with the real Fiji. After the 9 days on the resorts we used the website – I don’t know if you’re familiar with the concept? To put it short, it’s people from all around the world who offer travellers to stay on their “couch” for a few days. We ended up staying with a family in a Fijan Village for 5 days. The house was not really a house – the roof was made of these plastic cloths (don’t know the word in english), which from time to time broke and flooded the house when there was heavy rain. The bath was outside in a small shelter. It was a big container with rainwater and a bowl so you can pour the water over your head – and don’t even get me started with the kitchen and the toilet. There were no electricity in the entire village except for the minister’s house. I hope this give you a picture of the place that we were staying. But the people in the village were the most welcoming, sweet, generous people I’ve ever met. They gave us their bed while they were sleeping on the floor themselves (and we couldn’t convince them to switch – believe me we tried!) they cooked 3 meals for us every day, they told us about their life, they took us to school, to church, to choir-practice and made us feel like we belonged there. I’ve learned so much from these people – to appreciate what you got, to share everything, to be more welcoming to strangers and so on (I could go on for hours)
    It was for us – two young people from Denmark, VERY challenging to live under these circumstances for 5 days. It still breaks my heart when I think about this incredible family living under a plastic cloth in a muddy village. That change my life – for good. I have some similar stories from around the world, and that is the kind of experience that can change my life. I’ve bungyjumped before – and it was a great experience too – I felt like I was going to die – it was a major thrill, and in some way a bit life changing maybe, but it cannot compete with the experience I had in Fiji.
    Every person is different and for some people Bungyjumping and Safaris are more exiting than staying with the locals, and there is nothing wrong with that. 90% of my friends and family couldn’t understand why we wanted to live in that dirty, primitive village for 5 days. I can’t understand why they wouldn’t.
    A while ago you posted the story about the woman you talked to about her life, in the same post you also said that you almost never write about people you meet. Again people are different for me – meeting and interacting with a local is 100 times more interesting than seeing a palace or a mountain. But it just hit me if you have ever REALLY gone off the beaten track?

    Best regards

    Ps. I’m sorry for the incorrect language – My native language isn’t english 😉

    August 17, 2014 at 4:00 pm

    Bungy jumping looks amazing! Turkey would have to be my most life-changing experience.

    Raincheck for Timbuktu

    Luc @ Skeeter and Scout
    August 17, 2014 at 11:19 am

    Moving to Austria when I was 21 changed my perspective on life, entirely! I was very happy in my Northern beaches bubble, but soon realised the world is so much greater then a peninsula of land in Sydney. I learnt so much about myself and my surroundings, and I truly am so grateful that i took that step, outside my comfort zone. I am so much independent than the rest of my friends, and it has allowed me to realise that i can go further then i think in life.

    Next stop – move to London!

    Luc X

    Fashion Snag
    August 17, 2014 at 7:51 am

    Wow! What an amazing post. I have to travel more. I want to get that close to a lion.

    August 17, 2014 at 7:30 am

    What a great post about totally amazing experiences –
    have to say, the bungee jump would be one step too far for me!
    Emma 🙂

    August 17, 2014 at 5:56 am

    Love you experiences. I am a junkie for roller coasters and all types of adrenaline pumping rides, but that bungee jump looks SCARY! I would say following my dream and moving to Berlin with no plan was the best, and most life changing experience for me. I learned more about life during my year-ish abroad in Europe, and I learned that I really can do anything I want to do in this world.
    Loved this post! Very thoughtful.

    Pat Jes
    August 16, 2014 at 9:37 pm

    Wow! Just WOW!
    50 countries. I’m already 25 but I had only been to 4 countries (yet). ^_^ I love travelling too but I’m working so I don’t have much time to do it. Keep doing what makes you happy.


    Sara @ Simply Sara Travel
    August 16, 2014 at 8:32 pm

    I had a trip to Paris that changed my life too! My husband and I rented an apartment for about a week, fell in love with the beauty of the city and the laid-back European lifestyle (especially when compared to where we’re from, just outside of NYC), and found ourselves missing Paris so much when we returned from vacation. (I should add missing the food was a big part of that.) So much so that we ended up moving there 6 months later which was completely unplanned and spontaneous!

    Best holiday destinations
    August 16, 2014 at 3:26 pm

    Wow bungee jumping looks absolutely terrifying, kudos for you for taking the leap! I’d have to say the travel experience that changed my perspective was driving through the Maritime Alps. I’ve never been much of an outdoorsy person but the absolutely stunning landscape almost brought a tear to my eyes it was so gorgeous. Definitely gave me a new appreciation for the beauty of nature and the world around us.SO much appreciated… thanks for the sharing your best views. all are so much nice…

    Clipping Path Outsource
    August 16, 2014 at 3:01 pm

    It’s amazing to jumping off the Highest Bungy in the World. But I can’t dare to do this.

    Erin @ Snapbacks and Racing Flats
    August 16, 2014 at 8:24 am

    Wow, I wish I had your life! Travel is my passion in life… but I don’t know if I will ever be able to do it. How did you find the money/time at 20 years of age to travel? It’s my ultimate dream, but I don’t know how to make it a reality.

    Department of Wandering
    August 16, 2014 at 5:19 am

    Moving to Germany in 2013! I’ve had a lot of amazing travel adventures, but I have to say that taking this leap was the biggest of them all.

    Check out my post on ‘The Department of Wandering’ on My Top 5 Greatest Travel Adventures’ at for a look!

    August 16, 2014 at 4:16 am

    A travel experience that changed my perspective was visiting Cairo for 3 weeks. It was my dream come true to see the pyramids and the Sphinx, as a 14year old. I was obsessed with ancient Egypt back then. I loved all the museums, the culture, the atmosphere. But what probably affected me most was to see all the children in my age trying to get by everyday living on the streets with barely nothing. It was a real eye opener.

    Thanks to your inspirational blog I’m going on my first solo travel abroad in a few days! I’m nervous and excited…heading to Andalucia!

    August 16, 2014 at 3:07 am

    Wow all these trips must’ve been amazing. I can’t believe you were that close to a lion
    XO Janina

    August 15, 2014 at 11:45 pm

    Dear Brooke,

    It truly is amazing what you do, mostly because you have made it a career.
    I’m 25 and have seen almost 80 countries. For the last 7 years I have travelled and travelled.
    The most amazing places being India. Incredible India. It stands alone in this world.
    Then the Norwegian fjords, such dramatic scenery everywhere.
    Then Antarctica. The white continent. Not many people can say they’ve been there.
    1 month ago I gave up travelling and moved to the vibrant city that is London to live with the boy who’s waited 7 years for me…
    Can I do a ‘normal’ job?
    Can I live 9-5?
    How will I ever have enough money to be able to travel perminatley?
    How do I stop my heart from turning me into a Wanderlust…?

    August 15, 2014 at 8:46 pm

    Definitely going to Australia and New York. I crossed these 2 out of 4 items off my travels bucket list before i was 25 and it definitely changed my life.
    Australia seems so unreachable from the rest of the world, and that’s what makes it so special. I had the chance to spend 2 1/2 months in Australia, working for 7 weeks and travelling for 3 (not straight, 1 + 2) and have wanted to go back ever since i came back home to Paris now 8 years ago (i’m not done with your beautiful country, aussies).
    New York had also been a dream from the moment i remember thinking about travelling, due to seeing it all the time on TV, and it seemed so unreal since it was on tv (cause don’t believe everything you see on tv). But it was real. The 1st time i went, I had a smile the size of a banana the 10 days i was there, and anything could have happened that i would still have been happy to just BE there. Fortunately, everything went great.
    I’ve been to others places, but these two… They hold a special place in my heart.

    August 15, 2014 at 7:41 pm

    I come from Latvia – a small country in Eastern Europe. In the city where I was living, everybody knew each other, you knew every corner, nothing seemed new and exciting.. So I decided to change the environment and went to study to Germany without knowing the language, or even being sure about the programme. I just wanted to get out.
    In the result, I learned German, leaned how to live by my own, finished my BA programme, and started the journey of learning ‘the real me’.
    Now I’m about to make even a crazier journey – just in a week from now I’ll be living in Ecuador! Again – without proper knowledge of Spanish, without any idea what to do with my life.. It’s really scary, but I bet it’s going to be worth it!

    August 15, 2014 at 5:59 pm

    What a great list. I would say that my greatest travel adventure was more of a 10 month stay abroad. I lived with an american family in the deepest south and experienced not only the different environment, but the culture and made it to parts my own. Very life-changing.
    Have a lovely day, Lou

    August 15, 2014 at 5:50 pm

    am so going to bungy jump in hong kong

    August 15, 2014 at 4:40 pm

    I have two. My first would have to be travelling to Vietnam for 16 days. The people, culture and food was so amazing and so different to Australia … I’ll never forget it. My second would have to be going on a road trip around the South Island of New Zealand with just my Dad when I was 8. The serenity and landscapes were absolutely incredible! Something I would highly recommend to you Brooke!

    August 15, 2014 at 3:54 pm

    Just reading about bungee jumping gives me the shivers. But maybe that means I should try it? A lot of travel experiences have changed my perspective, but number one would be backpacking solo through Iran!

    Natalie Gray
    August 15, 2014 at 2:24 pm

    INDIA! Without a doubt. Biggest life changing experience! Visiting a school, a few 100 kms out of Delhi. Watching the eyes of a child light up when giving them something as simple as a pencil as they sat on the cold concrete floor during Winter. Makes you truly humble remembering how lucky we are to live in Australia. Those children defined happiness through experience and not necessarily material things. A trip I will never forget! Thanks for reminding me Brooke!

    August 15, 2014 at 2:13 pm

    Volunteering in South Africa two years ago. It blew my mind how happy, friendly and loving the children and locals are, despite being stricken with poverty and illness. Made me appreciate life so much more, but I also just had an absolute blast.

    Suzi Davenport
    August 15, 2014 at 12:14 pm

    The travel experience that most affected me was my trip to Italy two years ago. It was my first time in a foreign country that wasn’t part of the Caribbean, and I loved it SO much! I fell head over heels in love with Florence, and as soon as I returned home I vowed that I would live in Florence for at least several months one day. While I still have a ways to go before I can afford living overseas semi-permanently, it has been a constant goal of mine and an inspiration to work hard so that I can finally live out my dreams!

    Betty J. Ogburn
    August 15, 2014 at 11:59 am

    …Visiting St. Paul’s in London was spectacular–just the MAGNIFICENCE of the place!!…I think it was definitely one of those things that made me realize how much more I wanted to see/experience of Europe (you really don’t have these centuries-old monuments stateside)–which is probably why I’m returning to Spain for the next year this September, :-D!!…

    Andy Cao
    August 15, 2014 at 11:28 am

    I going to name three as well.

    The first was when I was eight years old staying for the summer in Saigon. My mother’s family ran a cigarette stand in front of our home, along with a weekly raffle/lottery type game for that section of the city. There was one man who always came to check his numbers on the board. He was very old; I would say at least sixty. His eyes were clouded with cataracts, and his back was crooked. He always wore the same old tattered clothes and rode the same rickety bike to our stand. I would venture to say he may have been homeless or nearly so and unable to work due to his physical condition. He never said a word. Every day he came to the board, stuck his face right up to each number on the board (I must say that this board had nails sticking out to hold pieces of paper) in order to see what it was, and rode away. He was like clockwork. He never asked for help, never accepted it, and waved us away. He also never won. He always had the same ticket and he guarded it carefully. I watched him everyday and wanted him to win so badly. I wanted to know what his numbers were to tell my uncle to write them up. I pitied him so much, but even in that state, I also had a certain respect for him. I was witness to an indomitable spirit.

    The second was the biggest travel mishap I ever had. One day, two missed flights, stranded in three cities in two countries. It was during my semester abroad in Florence, and for my one week Spring Break I went to Spain with my roommates. The last part of the trip, I went solo to Sevilla to meet a friend. My last night I went out and didn’t come home til 8 am. Now, in my defense, since Spain is so far west in the Euro time zone, it was still dark out! Plus, it’s Spain! I had a two o’clock flight, and I woke up in my hostel villa at noon in a panic. So had to buy another ticket for a later flight. That flight was delayed for two hours, making me miss my connection in Valencia. I was panicking now, because I had class the next morning in Florence, and I couldn’t miss it due to the strict attendance policy for study abroad students. I would of been kicked out. No excuses other than extreme emergency. In Valencia, the only ticket available to Italy was to Milan. I took it, and landed in Milan at midnight. Took the train shuttle to the city, which of course did not lead to Milano Centrale train station. Wandered the streets of Milan in the middle of the night, no cash left, with all my luggage, squinting at dimly lit bus stop maps to figure out where I was. This was before smartphones. Took me three hours to find the train station. A Carboniero confronted me at the door, but I just pointed straight at the ticket kiosk, and he waved me in with his assault rifle. Stayed in the train station hugging my stuff the rest of the night. Took the first train to Florence, arrived at 8 am, savored the smell of the city, dropped my stuff at my apartment, then went on for a full day of classes at 10 am. That day, I learned to keep going, no matter what.

    The third one is much more fun and crazy! I stood on a camel in front the pyramids in Egypt! The kid who led my camel kept telling me to stand, and I was confused at first, and he kept motioning me to stand. It wasn’t as hard as I thought, but it certainly was something I never thought I do. It’s okay to be a little careless and let go sometimes. See my avatar haha.

    August 15, 2014 at 9:50 am

    Wow bungee jumping looks absolutely terrifying, kudos for you for taking the leap! I’d have to say the travel experience that changed my perspective was driving through the Maritime Alps. I’ve never been much of an outdoorsy person but the absolutely stunning landscape almost brought a tear to my eyes it was so gorgeous. Definitely gave me a new appreciation for the beauty of nature and the world around us.

    Amber Rhodes
    August 15, 2014 at 9:09 am

    I’m an Australian and only been out of here once, to England. That was amazing, couldn’t get over how old everything was. Also found a school trip to Central Australia to be quite profound. Such a different part of Australia…so much..nothing!