Traveling can appear glamorous thanks to carefully edited photos at stunning destinations, but in reality, jet-setting from place to place on a student's budget can equate to limited baggage space and less-than-luxurious accommodations including low-cost hostels and hotels.
Imagine seeing one of your idols in person. You're standing among the crowd, and suddenly, you see them, the industry icon you've looked up to as long as you can remember. Your heart races, hands shake, and instinctively, you reach for your phone to snap a blurry photo to perpetuate this awe-inspiring moment.
I'm beyond privileged to explore new places, meet people from all over the globe, and immerse myself in unfamiliar cultures, each unique and inspiring in their own ways. However, I can't help but think, I wish I could tell her about all of this.