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A home is meant to be a place of familiarity, but it is wander and exploration which define a home when you walk through the doors after a glorious adventure.

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How else do you come home, if you have not traveled?

How else would you return, if you’ve never left.

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A home is meant to be a place of familiarity, but it is wander and exploration which define a home when you walk through the doors after a glorious adventure.

Home is not a prison. Home is meant to be a nest you return to after you’ve flown off to different parts of the world. ✈️

Love J.J.

[Photos taken at Ueno Park in Tokyo, Japan]

LOVE is Always the Answer

If there’s ever a time in your life which you feel stuck, down, confused, disoriented, or at a lost for words – think about “love” and how you can respond to your situation in that one simple act.

Like most people, I often face many questions in life which I feel I cannot answer.

What college should I go?

What restaurant should I eat?

How should I respond to this person?

Why is this happening to me?

Questions that leave us speechless and incomprehensible can sometimes be the greatest gifts we receive – it’s through these questions which we truly find ourselves through one simple word: “LOVE”.

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If you’re ever faced with a situation where you simply cannot find the answer, always remember that the answer is “LOVE”.

What college do I go to? The one which I genuinely love the most.

What restaurant should I eat? The one whose food I love the most.

How should I respond to this person? With love and compassion as how I would like to be treated.

Why is this happening to me? Although I cannot control certain things in life, I will respond to the world with love and focus my attention on the positive and good things that come towards me.

The answer is simple my friends, LOVE.

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If there’s ever a time in your life which you feel stuck, down, confused, disoriented, or at a lost for words – think about “love” and how you can respond to your situation in that one simple act.

Love J.J.

[Photos taken at Asakusa Sensoji Temple in Tokyo, Japan.]

Sunrise Walks in Tokyo

Choosing to explore the city before the town wakes is one of the most delightful experiences a traveler can obtain.

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There’s a reason why birds sing in the morning.

It’s not just because the air is cooler and sound travels further.

It’s because there’s a glorious essence that comes with rising with the sun.

As someone who’s not an early riser, this is a little unbelievable to say…

Choosing to explore the city before the town wakes is one of the most delightful experiences a traveler can obtain.

The tranquility of sunrise and freshness of morning air is a sensation one can simply not explain.

Start your day before the sun rises, and I assure you, you’ll have the world to yourself.

Love J.J.

Adventures Don’t Always Go According to Plan

Sometimes when we lose sight of what path we’re suppose to keep, we find new paths to venture on.

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Adventures don’t always go according to plan.

Day 2 in Tokyo, Japan and our tracks are already rearing off course.

In my mind, that’s how it should be.

Sometimes when we lose sight of what path we’re suppose to keep, we find new paths to venture on.

A failure to enter a 3AM fish market only led to dining in a famous sushi shop for breakfast, getting lost in a sea of stationary, shopping till I dropped (literally) in Ginza, and discovering a local brewed coffee house who’s artistry of caffeine has completely changed by view of coffee culture.

Sometimes when adventures don’t go according to plan, you find better ones along the way.

That’s fine by me. ♥

Love J.J.

The Start of a Journey

The start of a journey can sometimes be fearful, and the path treacherous, however choosing to shift my mind from fear to excitement has made all the difference.

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It’s always so incredibly exciting to start a new journey.

Whether far or near, it’s never hard for me to take off my boots and run with the wind.

The start of a journey can sometimes be fearful, and the path treacherous, however choosing to shift my mind from fear to excitement has made all the difference.

Choose to be excited for life, not fearful. ♥

Love J.J.

Who Is J’adore Journey?

Meet the creator of J’adore Journey. Pamela Sendee is a world traveler, entrepreneur, and humanitarian. Learn about her lifestyle at J’adore Journey, a blog about passions, inspirations, and goals.

Hello guys! Welcome to J’adore Journey, a blog about passions, inspirations, aspirations, and lifestyle – including travel!

My name is Pamela, I travel blog at Pamela Sendee where I document all of my previous and current travel journeys through photos and writing.

For any questions or comments, please email me. IMG_2094-e1419420462860 I am the founder of an international education non-profit organization called Humans of Change. Together we work to alleviate poverty and create sustainability through building schools and education.

I grew up in Northern California and now reside in Cape Town, South Africa. A huge move, but all the more exciting with my partner and puppy.

I’m currently blogging just for the hell of it. I enjoy traveling, scuba diving, food, education, and Ellen Degeneres.

My number one destination in the world is sailing to Antarctica to see the King Penguins on South Georgia Island. What’s yours?

You can follow my adventures on Instagram or Facebook.

For all things travel and adventurous, check out my travel diary. Processed with VSCOcam with c1 preset To reach out, say hello to me personally.

Love J.J.