It should be made illegal to vacay among shiny four walls of a hotel in a brand-new city and call it travelling. Travelling is the art of seeking discomfort and embracing it. If Helen Keller could look at life and call it a daring adventure or nothing at all, who are we to give any excuses? Hence, if possible, one should start travelling young to live life better.
- ¬†Exposure to different cultural environments can help you learn from it.
- Conversations with locals can render potential lifelong friendships.
- Travelling is easier when you are young because the health is in its prime.
- Making itinerary can teach you how to budget and manage expenditures.
Travelling teaches us to adapt, improvise and overcome
Exposure to a different cultural environment can help us learn from it. Inspiration drawn from peculiarities of fashion, lifestyle and much more of a new city could supply a fresh breath of air into your life. Travelling can help you to burst your bubble and adapt to inevitable changes that are bound to come your way.
New places can leave a long impact on you. You can preserve the memories in the form of photographs or written accounts that you can pass on in future. Your stories will inspire younger ones to explore.
Travel for the cuisine
The authenticity of local food can often fail to cross borders. Food can also help bring back related memories. Your taste buds deserve to be pleased because the world has a lot to offer. You will never get delicious Pani Puri at the Oxford Street the same way you can never taste authentic Swedish Cinnamon buns anywhere around your city.
Travel for love and friendships
Travelling can give life-long friendships which can be kept alive via facilities of our fortunate times. Adventurous conversations with locals are like solving mysteries of an unknown place. Moreover, who knows who might leave a deep impact on you? Travelling can make strangers turn into amazing friends and sometimes, partners.
Travel for natural beauty and skylines
Every place has the sun setting across different horizons. Never ever in history, two places have had the same landscapes. It would be greatly unfortunate to never travel and miss on the natural beauty of places.
You can enjoy better when your health is in its prime
Youth has blessed you with a quality of health that will never return. Also, this level of intensity, energy, fitness and curiosity should be used to embrace travelling and learn from as many experiences as possible.
Travel for your mental health
Travelling can reduce stress as it takes you out from a rut. A change in place and circumstances gives your body a break. Furthermore, it helps to replenish your energy reserves. Travelling is the nurturing break you have always needed.
You learn how to be independent and budget your finances
Managing and leading a successful journey involves proper planning. While budgeting the itinerary you learn how to regulate expenses. This sense of money management is a very important discipline that can be applied across various scenarios in life.
Adventurous conversations with locals are like solving mysteries of an unknown place. Moreover, who knows who might leave a deep impact on you?
You can travel to accumulate stories that you can pass on later in life
New places can leave a long impact on you. You can preserve the memories in the form of photographs or written accounts that you can pass on in future. Your stories will inspire younger ones to explore. Also, these stories will remind you that you have tried to live life to the fullest.
Vipashyana Dubey is an intern with SheThePeople.Tv