A hike up the Monserrate hill in Bogotá, Colombia, was enough to compel one wayfarer to lose weight. Their struggle to climb the mountain at 6'3″ in height and weighing more than 300 pounds was a wake-up call.
For a first-generation American whose father is from Nigeria, visiting the country was a life-changing experience. They met people in high-level professional career positions and other walks of life that looked just like them.
A kid from the Midwest travels to New York City with their parents and feels their view of the world changes as if their universe is expanding beyond their world at home. They say that as an adult, they're still chasing that feeling.