As I write this post I’m in my hotel room in Hamburg after having got back from a failed day of exploring.
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Hamburg hasn’t been my favourite place I’ve visited and I don’t know if I’ll return anytime soon. I wonder if I should have started exploring Germany with Berlin… anyway that’s the beauty of travel, you’re not going to fall in love with every place you visit. I have a blog post coming soon on this very topic, for everything else, check out www.memoirsmusings.com (link in bio). Are there any places you’ve been you didn’t particularly like? . . . . . #traveltheworld #igtravel #getaway #travelblog #instago #travelpics #tourist #wanderer #wanderlust #travelphoto #travelingram #mytravelgram #visiting #travels #travelphotography #tagsta_travel#beauty #amazing #arountheworld #tourist#solotravel #instago #ig_worldclub #worldcaptures #hamburg #explorehamburg
Don’t get me wrong, its cute and all but that’s just it, I for some reason just can’t connect with it.
That got me thinking, its okay not to fall in love with every place you visit. In this Instagram era where we are all bombarded with images of faraway destinations we somewhat feel inclined to visit and enjoy. Truth is we all carry our own experiences, feelings and fears with us. In a new environment e.g a new city, it really is make or break. Not only that we travel for different reasons whether it be to: eat, explore or simply escape.
With Hamburg, I wasn’t really sure to what to experience but all I have felt is a huge sense of underwhelming since I’ve been here. It’s not necessarily a bad experience in the slightest but is has and is making me grow as a traveller.
And that’s okay, in my journey as a traveller, I’ve fallen in love with other places along the way. This trip balances it out.
You can travel the whole world but you’ll never love every place. Just like people, you can meet every single person on this planet and you won’t like all of them.
Welcome to my little space on the internet, known as Memoirs and Musings. I’m Char, short for Charlotte and my blog/website/diary is dedicated to documenting my Memoirs and Musings, hence the name. I wouldn’t say I was your ‘typical’ blogger either. I don’t care about getting the perfect flatlay or feeling bad for not posting, I just enjoy writing. If you’ve made it this far, thank you for reading. Anyway, I love to travel, indulge in a glass of white wine, when plans are cancelled and purchase overpriced make up. I guess that’s me in a nutshell, trying to figure out this thing called life, have fun and never lose sight.