kenziology | Travel Guru + Coffee Enthusiast

Traveler, Photographer + Coffee Enthusiast

Saying Goodbye to 2016


This year has by far been the most transformative year of my life. In February, I took a wild leap of faith.

At the time it felt like a wild leap of desperation.

It turned out that it was the beginning of a truly amazing adventure. Not just because I was traipsing through the Rockies exploring to my hearts content, but because it changed who I was on a fundamental level.


I changed who I was on a fundamental level.


I learned what it meant to be kind to myself. To open myself up to new opportunities, new experiences, and new friends. I let myself be adventurous without a cause, and I spent every spare moment immersing myself in the wonders of the mountains and forging new friendships, creating new memories.

As the year drew to a close, I knew it was time to move on. Even though it killed me to leave the mountains I knew something bigger was on the horizon. I headed home to spend the holidays with my family, and I still wasn't entirely sure which path I would take for my future.

Turns out, the path was already laid out for me. With a lot of hard work, a little bit of being at the right place at the right time, and a few puzzle pieces clicking into place, I woke up one morning and realized I had accomplished something that has been on my bucket list for a very long time.

In less than three weeks, I will be on a plane to London, England. I have secured a job, and all that is left is to find a place to live. For the next two years I will call the United Kingdom home and I'm hoping even more adventures and exploring will be in my near future.

Thank you to everyone I have met this year. To the friends that have supported me through everything, to my family for understanding that I have to do this. 2016 has been the best year of my life, and 2017 is looking pretty damn bright.

Lots of love,

Kenzie

7 comments

  1. It was nice to read what you have written! 2016 was a great year for us and we can't wait to know what 2017 has for us :)
    Happy new year!

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  2. I am so glad everything went so well for you! Congratulation about your job! Welcome to London! You gonna love this city !

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  3. That's great! Sometimes those leap of faith moments make all the difference in the world. Looking forward to your posts about London!

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  4. How exciting! I would love to move to London someday, have a great time!

    xx nicole
    www.nicoleparise.com

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  5. I am glad you had a great year! Here is to a greater 2017 for you!

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  6. I can't wait to see what 2017 brings you!

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  7. First, the cover photo is gorgeous!!! Second, congratulations on your job! Have a great time in Europe and trust me, go explore. There are so many incredible places to see there

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