24 Feb 25 Things We’ve Learned in Southeast Asia
1. Travel opens your eyes and your heart. 2. Try everything once. 3. Everyone has a story. Listen to them. 4. Monks have Facebook too. 5. It’s not a flood… it’s a pool party in the street! Yay! 6. Nothing ever goes as planned. Relax. The bus will come. 7. The more you get lost, the more paths you find. Enjoy whatever path you end up taking. 8. Long-term change takes long-term commitment. 9. Do not ride elephants. Do not pet tigers. 10. Street food is delicious, cheap and not to be feared.
11. Civilization exists without luxury or vanity. 12. Communication causes and solves problems. Be mindful with your words. 13. Self-confidence is sexier than any bikini. Be culturally aware. 14. I want to be tanned. Everyone else is using whitening cream. 15. Knowing the right choice is different from choosing it. 16. Guilt is a useless emotion. Do something. 17. Smiles and laughter are a universal language. 18. Everyone sees the same stars but from a different perspective. 19. Stay hydrated! Drink a coconut!