Travel Expectations and Finding the Silver Lining

I’m sure that every one who loves to travel the world has at least once experienced a moment of disappointment. You have chosen a destination because of the beautiful or interesting things you have heard or seen in pictures; you get there and all you think is: oh my God, what’s all the hype about? And if you could, you would like nothing better than turn on your heel and return to from where you came.

But as the following story of my trip to Bulgaria will reveal, don’t! Look closer and you will find that there is almost always a silver lining, something to look at and admire which, more often than not, is completely unexpected. Often the key is to just give the place a chance.

Visit Harrods Food Hall in London

Harrods Food Hall in London is gourmet heaven. “Oh, I just love the color!” The super chic petite Asian lady, her feet barely reaching the rungs of her stool, unceremoniously grabbed my hand to take a closer look at my signature black nail polish. A conversation about cosmetics and fashion ensued, until my neighbor to … Read more