Thoughts You Have in a Year Abroad

Pre Year Abroad: On the outside I’m all like, “Oh you know. Just gonna go travel and work for a year.” On the inside I’m all like, “What the hell have I gotten myself into?”

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Weeks 1-2: Oh my God!!!!!!!! This is the BEST PLACE EVERRRRRRRRRR!!!!

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Weeks 3-4: Hey new bestie, let’s go out and get drunk tonight! Check out the local scenery if you know what I mean.

gif Weeks 5-6: Shit, I really need to slow down. What is this thing over the top of my pants?

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Weeks 7-10: Ahhh. I’m getting really settled in. I have a job and friends. Oh! And I finally got control of my food:booze ratio. So that’s good.

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Weeks 11-20: Hmmm… I’m thinking I might should go traveling. Backpacking anyone?

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Weeks 20-25: No, like, I really can’t go out. I don’t have the money. I’m poor remember?

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Week 26: HALF WAY SUCKAAAASSS!!!!! Can’t believe I’ve been away for half a freaking year!

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Week 27: Shit, this is only half way?

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Weeks 28-32: Work, food, booze, sleep. Work, booze, sleep. Food, sleep. Booze. Work?

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Weeks 32-40: I have made some fantastic friends. I love them. I love drinking with them. I love hanging out with them. I love the way they come from all over the world. SO glad they are here with me.

gif Weeks 40-45: Wait, what? I’m only gone for a year? ONE year?!

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Weeks 45-47: No, no. NO. NO! NOOO!!! THIS ISN’T HAPPENING! 

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Weeks 48-50: I JUST DON’T UNDERSTAND WHY I CAN’T STAY!!!

gif Week 51: This has been an amazing experience. I have been abroad for a year!!

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Week 52: Bye y’all!!! Yes, of course I will come visit!!!

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Post Year Abroad: So where do I go next?!

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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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