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Benefits of Travelling

It is believed that the travelling rate of people today is higher than ever. The following essay will discuss
some of the factors which affect the situation and several advantages of the activity for the traveler.
There are various reasons why the travelling activities have increased significantly in the past recent years.
Firstly, a lot of people travel intensively due to the existence of the low cost airlines. It is a fact that budget
airline companies such as Air Asia or Tiger Air are providing affordable and economic ticket therefore people from
different range of income could purchase it. Secondly, many companies have increased their export and import
activities due to the globalization. As a result, their employees have to do excessive business trips to other regions
or other continents. Thirdly, as business competition gets tougher each day, the stress level of the workers has
risen. Consequently, the number of people who travel for leisure activities has grown rapidly in the past few years.
It is undeniable that travelling activities bring a lot of benefits for the travelers themselves. As people
travel to another country, they would have the chance to learn a new culture. For example, many westerners have
visited China, since they were attracted to see the unique culture of the ancient China civilization such as the
Great Wall of China or the Terracotta Army. Travelling also helps people in releasing their stress. It is obvious
that people who live in big cities are stressed with their tight schedule and by taking some trips to the
countryside; it will help them in loosen the tense.
In conclusion, it is true that travelling activities have increased rapidly in the past recent time, and people are
travelling for various kinds of purposes. Some people are taking the trips for business activities, while others are
for holiday. Travelling is also a positive activity since people could get a lot of benefits from doing the activity.
Benefits: What benefits do the travelers get from travelling?

Intercultural understanding. Nations are able to understand more about other nations culture, language and
customs from near.

Tourism industry has become a lucrative business for many countries.

Increasing employment opportunity for the host country.

Citizens have less stressful lifestyle by travelling more. They temporarily leave stress and have more
relaxation.

Travelling enhance knowledge and broaden our horizon.

Travelling gives first-hand experience to learn new things.

Makes people confident, more social and self-dependant.

During the course of a travel, a traveller might experience un-foreseen circumstances and thus he becomes
stronger in dealing stress and unexpected situations.

Enhance job and business opportunities.

Travelling can shift our outlook of life in a better way and gives us more idea about the way of life around
the world.

Travellers get to taste different types of foods, clothing, cultures, environment and living.

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Exposure to diverse cultures and custom often eradicate the narrow thinking and selfishness of people.

A traveller with international exposure can have a better career path.

Travelling is a far better way to learn about the past and history than reading them in a book.

Travelling is refreshing and eliminates the monotony or boredom of busy life we currently have in the
competitive world.
Travelling has witnessed an upward trail in recent times. This article explores the reasons behind the rise and also
provides insights on the numerous benefits that travelling offers.
Travelling is a trait unique to human species. No other living being undertakes a journey for the sheer thrill
and pleasure behind it. The curious nature of man is the reason behind the urge to travel. As humans, we love to
explore the unknown. Travelling provides an opportunity for it. Travelling is not a new-age phenomenon. Ancient
travellers undertook hazardous journeys on foot to far-flung places, solely driven by their passion to find out what
lies yonder. With the development of the Maritime industry, sea-faring became the most sought after profession.
Development in Automobiles, Hospitality and the Aircraft sector has provided a major boost to Travel. Distances
that took months to cover can now be covered in a few hours. Travel is now affordable to virtually all classes of
people.
The benefits of travel cannot be stated in words. It is an experience that has to be lived and enjoyed.
Travelling provides an opportunity to experience new culture, various cuisines and meet different kinds of people.
All these add to lifes rich experience. Another major benefit of travel is that it relaxes the mind. The more a
person travels, his knowledge repository increases. During the course of a travel, one might experience un-foreseen
circumstances. The way we deal with them is to be taken as a learning experience.
Lastly, Travelling has a lot of analogies with Life. Both journeys offer various kinds of experiences. Just as
we gain maturity with each passing day of our life, so do we gain wisdom with every travel we undertake.
--------Traveling or seeing places is an important part of our education. One cannot believe a fact to be true unless
one sees it. The education that we receive from schools and colleges does not provide clear knowledge or idea of
places.
For instance, a student who does not travel at all and goes through his books only does not find any meaning
in the name of Haldighat or Kurukshetra except that the battle of Haldighat and the battle of Kaurbus and
Pandavas were fought in the places respectively. It happens just because he receives this much knowledge from
the book. But in the recent days people are found to be curious about visiting places of historical importance. The
modern man is curious to learn things and to travel place of historical interest.
With the advancement of transport system travelling has become easier than what it was in the primitive
days. The modern transport system has made the lives of the travelling people easier by decreasing the distance
by the swiftness of vehicles. The prevailing journeys do not cost more than those were in the primitive days.

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The purposes of travelling are different for different people. There are some people who travel for the
sake of pleasure. The people that are heavily burdened either at their domestic front or at their offices move too
far off places for relieving their worries and anxieties. The poets and writers make a trip to distant places for
collection of facts for their Writings. Businessmen also visit various places to enquire as to whether there are
scopes for expansion of their business. It is common for statesmen to visit other countries on a goodwill mission.
Travelling provides the benefit of sightseeing and gives Pleasure to the visitor. In addition, it gives a scope
to an individual to have firsthand knowledge of variegated people inhabiting the world. One cannot appreciate the
work of art created by master hands unless one visits places and things.
A visit to a place imparts practical knowledge of important places, persons, things and the nature of people.
The recollections of the past certainly flash over one's mind as one visit some historical monuments. Besides this
by visiting places, the vision of an individual becomes enlarged just as by sitting at a small place makes one's vision
narrow.
The business people are made aware of the natural products of different countries by travelling. The
intellectual outlook of students is heightened by travelling. We derive the benefit of getting ourselves acquainted
with the characteristics of foreign people. The world outside becomes clearer than what it would have been under
other circumstances by travelling.
The superimposition of travelling remains on the fact that too is better than books. In different countries
we come across people of different tastes, fashions, caste, creed, and colour. Once we know their ways of living it
arouses a sense of brotherhood in us for them.
By travelling we avail of the scope of making a change of thing. By Visiting Mountain and forest area we
enjoy the wild beauty of nature. Those who lead their life in a populated city get free air and enjoy beauty by
travelling. By visiting places of natural beauty our thought process is transported to a new region. We are capable
of moving round the globe within a short time.
-----Advantages of travelling:
Travelling has many advantages or benefits. They are discussed below:
1.

Travelling changes our lives and the knowledge about the other people help us to shake off our narrowness
and mind and superstitious beliefs.

2.

Travelling fosters national integration and international understanding.

3.

Travelling stimulates a persons resourcefulness to tide over unforeseen troubles.

4.

In our present times, travelling helps not only the travelers but also the country or countries in which they
travel. So, all countries now encourage tourism to boost up their economy. Tourist lodges and big hotels have
sprung up for them.

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The advantages of traveling

Robert Louis Stevenson's observation that books though good enough in their own way are a "mighty bloodless
substitute for life", has always appeared to me as correct and rich with meaning. Those who live in a narrow.
confined society find it difficult to develop an out-going personality: they, at times, are not to tolerant and it is
always easy for them to fall into a dull routine. Amongst the aristocratic families of Europe of the eighteenth and
nineteenth centuries no young man's (or young woman's for that matter) education was considered to be complete
without travel. Those who were not lucky enough to have adequate funds found other means of traveling. They
either traveled as companions and employees of the rich people. or. if adventurous and daring. joined professions
which took them abroad. People have traveled as tramps and stowaways. The whole world of commerce and the
colonial system grew out of this urge for travel and adventure. Traveling does not necessarily mean traveling
abroad: it means traveling as much as one can - travel to the next town. to the seaside resort, to the small hill
station, the next state, or the nearest island. It basically implies getting out of the rut, seeing other people.
learning about their way of living and thinking, and thus developing a broader and more tolerant outlook towards
life.
Traveling is the best kind of education. Of course, it is no substitute for the basic learning of the three R's. But it
can be a substitute for most other kinds of learning. For when we travel we get the opportunity of seeing and
knowing people at first hand. One sees them as people. but meets them as individuals. Traveling even in one country
is beneficial. Some parts of the country abound in rain and in backwaters, in lush, green landscapes: others have
the right kind of soil and terrain for plantations - rubber, tea, coffee or timber. Still others may be having
factories for canning marine products. In another part of the country there may be oil fields or coal mines or oil
extracting units. So by traveling over these areas one is able to see the different kinds of industries, soils and
people.
Customs, languages and religious practices differ from place to place. One learns about them and learns to live with
and accept the differences. The truth of it can be seen in multiracial societies like Singapore and Malaysia where
Chinese, Malays and Indians live side by side. Traveling from one corner of India to another is like traversing a
whole continent. The cultural preferences vary from place to place. These experiences increase aesthetic
sensitivity.
Besides learning about the customs of other people and gaining a great deal of knowledge, travel also teaches
adaptability. Those who travel a great deal and are willing to rough it out are not so fastidious about the ordinary
comforts of life. They make cheerful and pleasant companions. Travel also breaks through religious fanaticism and
encourages exchange of ideas. People who have succeeded in developing an interest in birds and animals, in rocks
and minerals and in plants and trees find travel a rewarding experience.
In the present day society, individuals can perhaps survive only if they can get out of their limited circle. It is
important that they know what is happening around them not only economically and intellectually but also politically.
----Is travelling really important to us? Do we benefit from this experience and how? Travelling is certainly a
basic activity which we should think about at a certain point of our life. Through it we gain important
experience, learn many new things about the culture and the history of other countries.

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First of all, I want to point out that visiting different countries does not only broaden your mind but also
teaches you how to cope with different situation. For example, when you have to get to the bus station or you
get lost. Reading map is a skill, which you will eventually master. What is more, you will be able to meet a lot of
different people and, in that way, you will improve your communication abilities.

Secondly, travelling will provide you with interesting information, which you would not otherwise learn. When
you are abroad, it is also important to visit some museums and old buildings. They will help you to understand
better the culture of the other countries. Taking long walks while travelling can introduce to you the ordinary
lives of the people.

In conclusion, I will say that travelling can improve your understanding of the world and give you wonderful
experiences, which you will never forget.
-----Many people ponder what they should do for a vacation and I realized a lot of people dont seem to share my views
about traveling. I believe its very important to see the world and different cultures. It lets us open our minds to
new things and we get to experience life in exiting different ways.
Traveling gives us the opportunity to disconnect from our regular life. You get to forget your problems/issues
for a few weeks, it can also help you figure things out that you would not have understood without the distance
traveling can give you. We all have crazy schedules, work and a family to take care of, going away alone or with
some friends can give you distance and perhaps even make you realize how important these people are for
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Another great benefit is the relaxation you get to do. Its nice to live life to its fullest and enjoy a stress free
time with yourself. Going on vacation lets us recharge our batteries by disconnecting us from our regular life.
When we come back we feel invigorated and we are happy to be back in our day to day routine. Its a very good
stress remover that has a lot more to give than most people are willing to accept.
Traveling increases our knowledge and widens our perspective. To view new customs, different ways of living is
fantastic for the mind. It gives us a new perspective about life and especially our life, it can help us change some
of our habits or even create new ones. When I travel I usually make it a point to try new food, some cultures dont
have fries in their diet and they are all skinny, others use spices to give taste and not oils or fats. Discovering
different values and ways to get by in life is really interesting. You also need to visit exotic new places and discover
what this wonderful world has to offer.
New experiences increase our resourcefulness by living situations you would never encounter at home, this is
great experience for you when you come back to your routine. I have noticed that people who traveled a lot in life
were ready to embrace change and have a natural ability of overcoming problems that others would frown upon.

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When traveling with friends or family it creates memories for a lifetime. These memories will create a bond
that nothing can erase no matter what happens with the friendship/relationship. It can also give a new perspective
on the relationship and cement the bond forever. It also gives nice stories to tell people afterwards, you can
create photo albums about your trips and when you feel nostalgic you can take an hour of your life and experience
the trips again by looking at your pictures.

Its never been this cheap to travel. With soaring oil prices the cheap travel era might be coming to an end.
However there are still many budget airlines fighting for your dollar right now. With the internet and all the new
technology, you can plan your trip exactly the way you want it. You can choose your budget, the duration of the trip
and what you want to do. I suggest to read travel blogs and see what others are experiencing, you can save yourself
a few hurdles by reading about their trip.

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