My Travel Inspiration – Eat, Pray, Love

Check out my guest post here on my trip to Bali, inspired by the book!

Back when the book came out, I didn’t totally fall in love with it. It was a long story, full of emotions and expressions. I sped through the book, my mind full of imaginations and full of ideas. And then I put it aside. Done, read and moving on!

And then…and then…I watched Julia bring the whole book to life for me.

I watched Julia eat her way through her travels in beautiful Italy, just as I imagined myself eating when I travel – freely and without worry of a “muffin-top”.

I watched Julia exploring herself and making new discoveries in India, just as I imagined myself free to think and to speak and to simply do. I felt envious watching her.

I watched Julia find love and direction in Bali and I wanted to follow her there.

Which I did – only it went completely different from what I had imagined the trip to be.

Till today, I re-watch the movie whenever I lack inspiration, at the thought that life can be more than just being. And of course, that I can just do something rather than wait. For life will constantly be moving, it waits for no one.

What the book conveyed to me, the movie completed it.

And I believe there lies the power of her story, for I can never fail to re-watch the movie again and again, if at the very least to soothe my wanderlust, till my next travels.

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What would your travel inspiration be? Let me know in the comments below!! 🙂

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3 thoughts on “My Travel Inspiration – Eat, Pray, Love

  1. I’m sorry, maybe I bother you with comments but I was posting on google + pictures about nature mostly. Once I posted Bali, it was re-posted over 6000 times. Then I saw that Bali is really worth to visit. So I decided to go this summer. Thanks for posting this gorges posts on both blogs.

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    • No worries…:)

      Bali was really beautiful. There was so much to it that I couldn’t get to all the places that I wanted to visit.

      Are you a beach lover? They have very beautiful beaches there which I wish I had more time for. If not, their mountains are also beautiful.

      I definitely hope I will be able to visit again.
      Hope you enjoy yourself there. 🙂

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