14 Reasons Why Travel Changes Everything

There's a big world waiting for you

Oct 13, 2016
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Sure, being at home and having a routine is nice. We’re huge fans of putting in the work everyday and then hanging out at all our favorite local spots afterwards. But there’s something special about stepping away from all that and getting to know a new place or a culture - to broaden your horizon. The act of pursuing travel conveys an eagerness to try, learn and see new things. It necessitates stepping far away from routine, comfort, and everthing else that makes you feel safe and secure. And to be honest, all these new experiences can change everything for you, and will most likely make you a well-rounded and highly interesting person.

1. You’ll realize just how big and marvelous this world is.

2. You’ll realize how many beaches there are to swim in & mountains there are to climb.

3. You’ll realize how much good there is to do.

4. You’ll see how kindness overpowers all language barriers.



5. You’ll realize how many stories and people there are to discover.

6. You’ll taste things you’ve never tasted.

7. You’ll get uncomfortable. You may even miss home. That’s okay.

8. You’ll realize how we are all pretty similar.



9. You’ll recognize how we all need help. We all want to be loved & understood.

10. You’ll face your greatest strengths and weaknesses. A lot.

11. You’ll learn that friends can be made anywhere.

12. You’ll grow. Immeasurably.



13. You’ll return home already planning the next adventure.

14. You’ll never stop wanting to try, learn and see more.

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This article originally appeared on CauseArtist and is republished here with permission.

Causeartist is an online magazine that spotlights social entrepreneurs, organizations, and brands that make a positive impact.

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