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Happy One Year Blogiversary JustBeingBrooklyn!!

This post was last updated on November 7th, 2023. And by updated, I mean I just re-read it. I love to feel the excitement I had coming through!

How has this day already come about?! It feels like I only just started this blog and already I have been doing this for a whole year! It is such an exciting feeling!

I have always heard people say not to get too attached to your blog because chances are you’ll quit it within the first year. Well, I have absolutely no intention of quitting anytime soon. Or ever šŸ™‚

This blog originally started as an outlet. I was going through a lot of mental health issues, and just starting medication. I haven’t really talked about that on here much, but this blog is sort of what saved me mentally. It was a space for me to just write about whatever I felt like writing about. To talk to someone when I was home alone. To process my thoughts out of my head.

Writing has always been a source of release for me, and deciding to put my thoughts on the internet was definitely scary. But I love writing and reading blogs, so it was a really good choice for me.

I have had such positive feedback this past year and cannot wait to expand this blog into more than just travel stories. I want to write about all things lifestyle, upcoming trips, recipes, restaurants, more travel stories, random thoughts in my head.

If I can write it down, and if I feel like my readers would be interested, then I want to put it on this blog.

I want my blog to be a place where every day is different. I want you to feel like you’re having a chat with one of your girlfriends. I want you to feel like you aren’t alone in whatever is going on, and just find some sort of release here, like I do.

You know, all that fun stuff and whatnot šŸ™‚

So I just wanted to take the time to say THANK YOU TO ALL YOU WONDERFUL PEOPLE WHO TAKE THE TIME OUT OF YOUR DAY TO READ THIS BLOG! Every comment I get, I read and comment back to because it makes me SO happy to see.

I love how I have “met” people online who I now talk to regularly, and the support within the blogging community. It is such an awesome feeling.

So Happy One Year Blogiversary and I cannot wait to keep writing everything down here.

Thanks loves! šŸ˜€



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Brooklyn Murtaugh

travel blogger

Hi! Iā€™m Brooklyn. Like many, I thought my purpose in life was to go to university, settle down and have kids. But that is not me.Ā 

My aim is to inspire you to travel as much as you can while you can, whether that be through au pair work, or on your limited vacation days. It CAN be done. This world is incredible, let’s explore it!

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