“For me, travel is not so much about voyages to strange and distant lands, but a state of mind. I therefore remind myself to travel frequently – to wander, to explore, to discover – each and every day, both near and far.
Travel is an opportunity to break outside of the artificial world we can often create for ourselves at home, engulfed by technology and our too comfortable home surroundings. Travel allows us to get back to what is real – to experience the natural environment, to engage with authentic people and cultures, and remind ourselves of those who have journeyed before us.
So wherever I find myself, I will be continually wandering, constantly exploring, always striving to discover…”
My own thoughts originate very much from my desire to encourage people to make the most of where they live by getting outside and exploring, even starting from their own front door. But you can read the full article including the very different offerings of seven “world-traveling, life-inspiring, dream-pursuing, do-ers” here.
So why do you travel? I’d love to hear your thoughts. What are your travel / expedition / adventure plans?