Being a foodie is one of the most rewarding qualities to have. Why? Because three times every single day there is an opportunity to further knowledge and gain experience. Obviously not every meal is going to be intricate and as appetizing as the one before, but it can be inspirational nonetheless. Whether you are going to out for a nice dinner, eating breakfast in your house, or grabbing lunch on the go, there is an opportunity for creativity every step of the way. I have been a foodie since I was about 12 years old and I went to Europe for the first time. I had been to Mexico before, but being in Europe in a more relatable country like France, I was blown away by the different ways of eating that they had. Bread was fresher, meats were different, preparation was more intricate, everything about the experience was foreign. It opened my eyes to the millions of ways food can be prepared and why food can be so interesting. Being in a different culture wherever you are means that you will be in some sort of culinary difference anywhere you go. Whether you are in Wyoming, Texas, Japan, Maryland, Hawaii, France, India or China you will be presented with food, styles and combinations that you might never have even known were possible. Being a foodie means preparing for the unexpected, and constantly being pleasantly surprised with the endless possibilities of food.