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5 Reasons To Travel More

Updated on July 20, 2020
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People go travelling for many reasons, and one thing is for sure, travel is something that can bring a whole world of benefits. In this short article, we want to show you some of the best reasons why you should travel more often.

5 Reasons To Travel More Often

1 Make New Friends

By spending time in as many places across the world as you can, you are much more likely to make friends. Having people who you can turn to or simply make memories with is something that will truly enrich your life. This is because making friends in different countries can give you an insight into their culture and way of life, broadening your mind and understanding of people. Coupled with that, you'll always have a place to stay when you get that wanderlust again.

2 Gain Confidence

This is especially true for people who travel alone, as this is something that gives you a chance to discover what you are capable of and can be a real self-confidence boost. But travel can be just as much of a confidence builder for those who travel with others. Spending time in other countries takes a lot of planning and this alone can give you more confidence. Put this alongside the fact that your experiences will fill you with confidence and a zest for life, and you have a great combination of things that will boost how outgoing you are.

You can shake the sand from your shoes but it will never leave your soul

3 You Can Shake The Sand From Your Shoes But It Will Never Leave Your Soul

In plainer terms, travel will give you memories that will last for a lifetime. Even when your travels come to an end, the things that you have seen and done will stay with you forever. Life is for living, and we live in an amazing world, travelling around it not only brings great pleasure in the moment but once those experiences are ingrained into your soul, you will always be able to look back with fondness.

4 Excite The Senses

When you travel to new countries, there is no doubt that you will experience things that you cannot in your homeland. Your senses will thank you for the new sights, sounds, smells and tastes that you are sure to experience on your journey. If you love trying new, exciting foods, what better way to do that than visiting places where the cuisine is totally different from your own. The sounds of carnival or the sight of the pyramids are all things you may experience when exploring the world.

5 Learn New Languages

Many people sit at home, open a mobile app or a textbook and attempt to learn a new language. But oftentimes this proves fruitless as the words and phrases are never put into action. When travelling the globe, you have the change to engage in conversations in new dialects and this is an excellent way to improve existing language skills or build brand new ones.


There is no doubt that travel really does broaden the mind and there are so many reasons why you should travel more often. All that is left to do is choose which of the amazing places in this world you might like to visit.

© 2020 Karen Bradshaw


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