Something important about travel:
If you are staying with someone for a long time (i.e. more than 5 days) don’t expect them to have your fun for you.
YOU have to research things that will be fun, and make sure you have a plan in place to execute them.
Sometimes your host will take it upon themselves to entertain you day in day out, but I have found that this is rarely the case.
Find a class for something you are interested in. When I got bored and cooped up in Delhi, I researched language schools, and found a well-rated school to study Hindi at (Zabaan in Kailash Colony if you wanted to know)
. If that wouldn’t have occupied my time I would have found dance classes, cooking classes, literally ANYTHING that would have kept me busy and enabled me to meet people. Group classes are the best.
I did salsa classes all over Europe, since that’s something that I’m really into, and now I’m planning to go somewhere in South/Central America to learn Spanish this spring. (Tryin’ for Cuba, but my parents aren’t so happy with that considering it’s technically illegal for me to go there.)
I’m back in Fargo. Woke up this morning feeling like complete crap. Long distance relationships are so hard (at least this one is). Won’t be able to see him again for a year at least. Ayya. Anyways I got rid of a huge sack of clothes, and three small bags of books… hope to get rid of more stuff, lets see.
Here’s a song for you: Kickstarts by Example.