I have always had an insatiable curiosity to see more of the world, I want to see new cultures, gain new experiences and explore fascinating places. But sometimes that’s not always financially possible. I am lucky enough to have already had the chance to go and explore many different parts of the world, and what that has instilled in me more than anything is a sense of adventure, so why not explore what’s on your doorstep?
Whenever I get the opportunity to go away, I take it. So earlier in November that’s exactly what I did. I took a small midweek break with my sister; we decided to go far enough away to feel unfamiliar but distance wise it was close to home.
We indulged our appetites for something foreign by exploring areas we had never set foot in. The beauty of it was to just be in the moment not over planning our trip and seeing what magic moments we could find along our travels. The escapism of traveling in England is something that is really relaxing, you already know the language, you can be prepared for the weather and best of all it gives you the same feelings of excitement of exploring somewhere new.
We left with no grand expectations and we took the time to just be. We rested, we explored, and we had new experiences and indulged ourselves. Going out of season meant we got creative with what we did with our time, but it didn't stop the enjoyment of the holiday. We were surrounded by places which people pass daily, but to us was another opportunity for cultural exploration and of course the British institution of the tearoom was a regular feature on our itinerary.
Going on holiday allowed us to set aside some time out of our daily lives where we set off into uncharted territory. Whether your destination is abroad or on your doorstep, it still gives you those same feelings of uncertainty, change, and excitement.