"You're going to see a Life Coach?" My good friend and colleague remarked with hesitation in her voice. "Be careful Abby, its always such a risk when you find these people online, you never know who or what you will get."
Another winter flickers past. We’re about to turn the calendar to September. Did you set new years resolutions? ...Eight months ago? Or perhaps your rolling your eyes at the fact I even mentioned them. Statistics show that most people give up their resolutions 2-3 weeks into the New Year and only 8-10% of people actually follow through with them. That seems quite a high number if you ask me.
I remember boarding the plane with no idea what I was doing. In February I'd booked the flight. A few short months later I'd packed my life into a small bag and completely turned my world on its head. I'd convinced myself I was just going on a travel journey, this turned in three and a half years away.
Welcome to the first installment of my travel diary. Once a month I'll bring you insights and stories from my life on the road. Lets share the adventure...
China had never been high on my list of places to travel. Not because it is isn't beautiful, it is. Perhaps it was the images and stereotypes I had conjured up in my mind along the way. When I thought of China, I thought of overpopulated, smog-filled cities.