New York, New York

After a 12.5 hour bus ride from Toronto to New York – which left on time but still ended up being 1.5 hour late due to ‘traffic’ and ‘going through customs’, which I am sure would not be different from any other time – I finally arrived at 9th Avenue in New York at 9:30pm.

Toronto summer

I was girlishly emotional as the plane touched down in Toronto: I was finally where I had planned to be for so long and following so many travels. Those first two weeks at the Planet Traveler – also known as the best hostel in the world – were both incredibly stressful and incredibly exciting.