50 Reasons To Love Travel

1. Travel offers a change of pace from the daily routine.
2. Travel can be a temporary escape.
3. Travel can be an opportunity to disconnect for a while.
4. Travel can be an opportunity to knock things off our bucket list.
5. Travel offers an opportunity to see random things we wouldn’t normally see at home.
6. Travel offers an opportunity to experience landmarks we have only read about or have only seen on television or in movies.
7. Travel offers an opportunity to admire natural and man-made wonders.
8. Travel offers an opportunity to admire the endless beauty of our planet.
9. Travel offers an opportunity to try different foods and beverages.
10. Travel can be an opportunity to experience music we wouldn’t normally hear at home.
11. Travel can be an opportunity to experience games and sports we wouldn’t normally see at home, or to experience a favourite sport in a different setting.
12. Travel offers an opportunity to enjoy life without having to cook, clean or run household errands for a few days.
13. Travel offers an opportunity to experience and appreciate different traditions and customs.
14. Travel offers an opportunity to meet new people and make new friends.
15. Travel also offers the opportunity to travel thousands of miles and by some coincidence, to meet people who live close to home.
16. Conversely, travel also offers the opportunity to be anonymous, a face in the crowd, and not at everyone’s beck and call.
17. Travel offers an opportunity to see things from a different perspective.
18. Travel can lead to creative inspiration.
19. Travel can lead to a fresh perspective.
20. Travel can lead to adventure.
21. Travel can represent a reward for hard work.
22. Travel can lead to unplanned serendipitous moments.
23. As a writer, travel offers an unparalleled opportunity for “research”.
24. Travel can offer an opportunity to research family roots.
25. Travel offers an opportunity to experience museum exhibits, concerts and shows that might not be seen at home.
26. Travel offers an opportunity to buy products or souvenirs we might not find at home.
27. Travel offers an opportunity to shop in stores we might not find at home.
28. Some trips can mean more time outdoors.
29. Some trips can represent a temporary escape from winter.
30. In the middle of a Canadian winter, some trips down south are an opportunity to experience the taste of fresh-picked foods again, even if just for a few days.
31. In the middle of a Canadian winter, some trips down south are an opportunity to experience the warmth of the sun again, even if just for a few days.
32. In the middle of a hot, sticky Canadian summer, some trips farther north are an opportunity to escape the stifling humidity.
33. Some trips can represent time to be alone with one’s thoughts.
34. Some trips can represent an opportunity to spend time with someone special, away from the demands of day-to-day life.
35. Travel offers an opportunity to learn about geography in a way that books alone cannot deliver.
36. Travel offers an opportunity to learn about history in a way that books alone cannot deliver.
37. Travel offers an opportunity to learn about sociology in a way that books alone cannot deliver.
38. Travel offers an opportunity to learn about politics.
39. Travel can offer an opportunity to practice skills in a foreign language.
40. Travel offers an opportunity to practice one’s photographic skills.
41. Travel offers an opportunity to see flora and fauna that we would not see at home.
42. Travel offers an opportunity to experience the pace of another city.
43. Travel can be a great ice breaker in conversation.
44. Travel can be energizing.
45. While traveling can sometimes be hectic or stressful, some vacations can be very relaxing.
46. Travel can be an opportunity to appreciate things at home that we might take for granted.
47. Travel is an opportunity to gain a greater understanding of the human spirit.
48. I love that we don’t need to travel very far to experience a wonderful escape and a change of pace.
49. Yet, travel is an opportunity to understand that we can travel thousands of miles, and still discover how much we have in common with our gracious hosts.
50. Travel offers us the opportunity to feel a greater sense of connection.

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André

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2 Comments

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2 responses to “50 Reasons To Love Travel

  1. lydiaschoch

    Yes, there is definitely something to be said for travelling. I’m impressed that you came up with such a long list of perks. Nice job.

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