“I truly believe that travelling is a mindset, more about the way you explore, interact with and see the environment you’re in and less about being away from home. If you’re curious about the place you’re in, learning new things and looking at everything with fresh eyes then you’re travelling. Sure being in a foreign country may make it a bit more exciting, but it’s not a requirement.”
When visiting London for a weekend break earlier this year I found myself thinking the same thing over and over – “This place is incredible and I used to live here. I hardly explored at all, what was I doing?!”. I then made a vow to myself that I would get out and explore my home town of Geneva in Switzerland, determined not to make the same mistake twice.
With this in mind I recently set out armed with curiosity and a camera to discover my local neighbourhood in Geneva, Eaux-Vives. I was really surprised by the variety of architecture on offer, and loved the different colours splashed around in every direction. Here’s a small selection of what I found!
You can read more about my ‘Travel at Home’ philosophy in my most recent post on Bucket List Publications.
Have you explored your home town? Did you find anything surprising? Maybe you’ve already seen everything it has to offer?! Wherever you are, I’d love to know!
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