First Time Traveler vs Experienced Traveler

First Time Traveler : Ahhh!!! I am SO pumped! Paris!! London!! AMSTERDAM!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Experienced Traveler : Paris, London, Amsterdam! Wooo…. I mean, Yay!!!

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FTT : My Passport is gonna be loaded with stamps! Come at me customs!

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ET : I am coming here to visit. Please just stamp my book thing so I can go spend my pennies on delicious street food. I promise I will leave in three days!

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FTT : Oh hey really cute local that doesn’t speak a word of English.

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ET : Oh hey really creepy local that doesn’t speak a word of English.

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FTT : A hostel is the most magical place on the planet. I have met people from ALL OVER the globe!

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ET : Meh. It’s a just another place to crash.

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FTT : Dear God, when does the walking EEENNndDDD?!

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ET : Sometimes, I just want my car. But then I remember how much exercise walking around does for me.

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FTT : Is this normal? Are all Ryanair flights like this? Holy $#!@! What was that landing?!

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ET : Sings along with the trumpet blast out of pure spite and irony. Yet another solid Ryanair flight. And I mean come on, we all are just as glad that we landed as every other flight.

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FTT : What is this? Am I supposed to eat that? Is that food?

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ET : Let me see how much I can shove in there?!

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FTT : Gah this is amazing! The world is so big and incredible! I want to travel for the rest of my life!

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ET : Gah this is amazing. The world is so big and incredible, and despite all of the crap I go through, I want to do this for the rest of my life.

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Morgan is a travel blogger and columnist who loves chocolate and a cheesy rom-com. She spends her time reading self-help books in attempt to reassure herself that she isn't all that crazy. Follow her on her wild adventures around the world.

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  1. I am back in the states for five weeks and I am pretty sure LAX didn’t stamp my passport! alksdjhfalskjdfh
    Regardless, this post made me laugh… a lot.

  2. Hahaha true! I can’t decide what is worse: when you get grilled in America, your HOME or when you are getting grilled in a language you don’t really know and your attempts to speak it make it worse…. oh gosh, traveling….

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