Walking Alone in a Foreign Place

introversion, introvert, lifestyle, quebec, summer, vacation

Olivia Marisa

As unsafe as it sounds, there is something inspiring about wandering around a foreign town (in the daylight) by yourself. Although there are hundreds of tourists much like yourself bustling around you, it emits a peaceful atmosphere. You’re able to zone out on the strangers and focus in on the beautiful architecture or incredible landscapes or calming sound of waves crashing against the shore. When you are able to wander around by yourself, your experience deeply involves the relationship between you and the foreign city that you’re in, and I strongly argue that that experience is essential to enjoying your excursion to the fullest.

I have recently taken a trip to the East Coast of Canada, starting in Charlottetown and making my way over to Toronto. Prior to this, I hadn’t been past Winnipeg, so this was quite exhilarating for me. Although I loved relaxing on the white beaches and…

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