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Why Do People Travel Around the World? Part 1

Why do people travel around the world? (Part 1)

Why do people leave their homes and travel around the world?  The reasons people travel are very diverse.  They’re also very personal.  Read these 5 reasons why people travel and see if you fall into any of these categories.  Next month I will send the next 5 reason why people travel around the world. 

Change of Routine

You might feel like you’re stuck in a rut in your daily life. Or you’re yearning for something exciting and different. You may be craving new experiences and new challenges. Travel is the ideal place to test yourself. It pushes people to their limits and gets them outside their comfort zone.

You’ll discover how resourceful you are when you’re exposed to new places, people and experiences. Maybe it’s finding your way around a busy city. Or ordering a meal when you don’t speak the language. Or zip-lining.

You’ll feel pride when you finish your trip successfully. Overcoming challenges will bring you joy and energy for future tests. You’ll realize how capable you are and build your confidence.

Travel is an Education

Learning is a strong reason why people love to travel.  They want to experience something unfamiliar and leave with new skills or knowledge.

Seeing the world is more educational than a high school or college class. This condensed crash course in discovering how the rest of the world lives actually will cover subjects like history, geography and sociology. Every destination has something unique to teach visitors, and immersing themselves in a completely different world is the best learning experience.

People may travel to learn something specific: a new language, a new cuisine, aspects of a different culture, or a deeper appreciation of faith or spirituality. As a bonus, they’ll take away more than their specific goal. They’ll discover totally different ways of doing things. You will also gain awareness of new customs, cultures, people and places.

And because you’re actually experiencing this learning in real life, not reading it in a textbook, it will stay with you for a long time. You’ll gain a deep sense of satisfaction with the new skills you’ve learned – and new insights you’ve gained.

Expand your outlook on life

Another reason why people love to travel: it helps open your mind. You realize that there’s no one way to live life. Meeting people from other places will show you that your viewpoint on the world isn’t the same as everyone else’s.

You can’t imagine how different life is in another place until you see for yourself. Everything from work to family to beliefs to interests is not what you might expect from your own experience. The different setting will also help you discover and consider fresh ideas you hadn’t thought of before. You’ll come home with different notions and possibilities.

By being exposed to new places, people and cultures, you’ll develop a wider world view. And that will make you a better-rounded person. It’s a great reward and big reason why people love to travel.

Getting in touch with yourself

Getting away from home gives you the opportunity to reflect on your life. You have the needed time and space to let your mind wander and take stock. Traveling is one of the best ways to learn more about yourself.

Every day traveling brings a new set of issues and opportunities. The way you handle those also gives you insight into who you are. You’ll come home knowing yourself better, and with a fresh perspective on what you want out of life. The experience will change your life.

Appreciating your life and what you have

When you’re caught up in your daily life, it’s easy to lose sight of what you have. Your eyes aren’t open to what’s really special about your home and your life.

Exploring another place will give you a fresh appreciation for your hometown, country and “real life.” Once you’re back, you’ll feel lucky to live where you do. You’ll see that there really is no place like home.

So why do you travel? Have you seen yourself in any of the above reasons?  Be sure to tune in next month to read about the other 5 reasons why people travel.  

Do you need help deciding where to travel? Why not call Colesville Travel today at 301-989-1654 or email us at cindy@colesvilletravel.com for suggestions own where to travel.  . 

For more travel tips and information contact:

Cynthia Amin-Hall
Colesville Travel
P.O. Box 4844
Silver Spring, MD  20914|
Phone:  301-989-1654
Email:  cindy@colesvilletravel.com
Website:  www.ColesvilleTravel.com

 

 

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