In 2008 I was forced to eat fried songbirds in Italy. Not nice taste-wise and neither aesthetically.
Woke up at 5am in Italy and had a swim in the Mediterranean Sea. Then a nice Italian Espresso Maciato.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way. Reflection is certainly imperative, too much reflection though is paralysing.
Or a quote by Don Henley: "...a little voice inside my head said don't look back, you …
(St Mark's Square Venice, Italy) - heavily touristed.