Yes, we know the feeling of logging onto social media and seeing that a friend of yours has posted a picture on vacation… again! Every time this happens, you swear to yourself that next time it’ll be your turn. And yet you hesitate whenever you browse the internet looking for your next great adventure. What seems to be the problem?
Fear not. Chances are if you’re reading this article, you definitely have more than a keen interest to travel. That is why we’ve decided to reaffirm to you some of the many reasons why you should take a step out of that door, and explore the great wide world out there.
Here are the 5 reasons why you should travel more in 2020:
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From cutting down on stress, to lowering your chances of developing heart disease, the health benefits of travelling are huge. You may stay sitting on a chair in the office all day long - but while you’re travelling, you'll be sure to be out and about walking and exploring new places! Not to mention you’ll also be getting a boost to your mental wellbeing. Studies have in fact shown that travelling can boost your happiness more than going shopping!
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Sometimes you just need to take a breather. Travel is a great way to escape the stresses and commitments of everyday life, offering novelty and change in the form of new people, sights and experiences. According to a 2013 survey by the American Psychological Association, vacations can help manage stress and negative emotions by removing us from the sources of our stress. This in turn helps reduce the symptoms of depression and anxiety.
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There are so many ways you can experience different cultures via travelling! Whether it is picking up words in a foreign language, trying out delicious new foods, or simply soaking in the sights and smells of a new place - you’d be able to expand your worldview every time you travel abroad. You’ll also be able to expand your social network if you choose to make friends with the locals on your journey. The benefits are boundless!
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No matter how insignificant it may seem, the fact that you've had an experience abroad creates a memory that you will remember for a long time. This is especially true if you travel with your loved ones. Whether it is taking your kids on a trip to Disneyland or going on a honeymoon with your spouse, these are memories that you will cherish forever. Many years down the road you'll appreciate the times that you've spent together through memories you've made. After all, photographs will fade, but memories last forever!
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Sometimes while travelling, we end up ignoring the treasures that our own cities and countries bestow us. In fact, it may dawn on you how much you’ve missed out on right where you live, and you may find yourself making plans to discover the attractions listed in your own town’s tourist brochure! Travelling makes you appreciate the people and places you grew up with—and how fortunate you are to have grown up with so much love and amenities at the tips of your fingers.
After all, as Dorothy said in the Wizard of Oz, ‘There’s No Place Like Home’!
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