Travelling widens your horizon but to travel you need the means. When you travel, you become a world citizen and as one, your home is no more home and your friends are no more local. You are open to more experiences and that opens you up. You are no more satisfied with local events, people, experiences and situations and that has given you a larger canvas to draw. This in turn gives you challenges as what to do with your life. Education? You have more travelling, writing? you can do more travelling, the social media? they become minute when placed with your travels and career? what is better than knowing other people and being able to think of helping them? So travel, open up and learn more. The world is your oyster- open it.
Traveling is a brutality. It forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comfort of home and friends. You are constantly off balance. Nothing is yours except the essential things: air, sleep, dreams, sea, the sky – all things tending towards the eternal or what we imagine of it. (Cesare Pavese)
The value of your travels does not hinge on how many stamps you have in your passport when you get home — and the slow nuanced experience of a single country is always better than the hurried, superficial experience of forty countries. (Rolf Potts)
We can’t jump off bridges anymore because our iPhones will get ruined. We can’t take skinny dips in the ocean because there’s no service on the beach and adventures aren’t real unless they’re on Instagram. Technology has doomed the spontaneity of adventure and we’re helping destroy it every time we Google…
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