There is a saying, that the more you travel, the more you learn. In fact, if you ask people who have an adventurous spirit in them, they will say there is nothing greater than traveling. For some, it might be a pain in the ass, especially for those who would rather rest and watch movies or do something else other than do the tedious task of traveling.
But for those who don't like to travel much including me, i have heard there are various benefits in doing so, whether you plan for a domestic or international trip, with friends, family or relatives. Some also like to go on their travels alone. So how does traveling help an individual?
It increases togetherness.
I believe this one is true on so many levels, because if you visit places with your group of friends or family , the excitement and the memories that are created with them, are there to be cherished for a lifetime. Also the fact, you are unwinding yourself from all the hustle and noise generated from your daily life, because of this trip helps you to relax and have a great time with your friends.
Staying up late in the night, reminiscing the wonderful moments of your life with them, and sharing funny incidents of yours, all of these factors add up to incredible bonds that are most probably formed forever. Those moments are then revisited either in the form of pictures or videos from your old trips, that make you nostalgic.
Traveling is another form of Learning.
You tend to learn a lot from your travels, this is the most customary thing that I have heard from peoples mouths, every time they return from a trip. You learn a lot about the places you visit, by either interacting with the locals or the tour Guide. In fact, the knowledge you gain is not only limited to places, you can gain a lot of wisdom from the people and the food you eat in certain places.
But the chances of learning from an expedition or trip are more if you embark on a journey alone. Not saying, you won't learn if you are on a group trip., it all depends on the purpose of the individual at the end of the day, the very reason he wants to visit a certain place. For example, Vloggers or independent journalists tend to go on trips in order to learn about the place, the historical significance of it, the great stories attached to it, the list goes on & on.
Some travelers have developed an interest in being Multilingual, after returning from their journeys., where after interacting with some locals in their regional language, they want to learn it. Some travelers prepare well in advance, by learning a few tidbits of the language of the place they are planning to go to.
After eating delicious local food from their respective trips, many develop that itch to travel just so they could try out the different types of foods that are on offer domestically or internationally.
A change in surroundings helps you to refuel your mind & body.
I suppose this reason will rank very high on the list of many travelers. A trip can have enormous benefits on a tired mind and body. A change in scenery, meeting strangers, and trying out new things is bound to make you feel great and fulfilling from the inside.
And also resting and relaxing after a long day at your respective rooms helps you to unwind .
For some, it acts as a magic portion of revitalizing the mind and the body to make them well equipped to handle the challenges of daily life, once they return from their respective trips.
So, these are some of the things i believe that benefit a person from their travels.