What Motivates People to Travel
Have you ever wondered why people travel? Why not trying to spend holiday time at home? Go to bars or somewhere else?
The original reasons that usually motivate people to travel are willing to break from the hustle and bustle, change window view, meet new people or even find love. It is clear that a change of scenery is useful due to new experiences and emotions that can be obtained during the trip. After all, making the right decision requires switching attention from a primary job and focusing on something else. There is nothing better than a prolonged trip for that purpose, to change your focus in order to get better results.
Travel is a great opportunity to learn, to see your life and things from a different perspective and to improve your communicative skills. Eight years ago I considered traveling from this standpoint, so this experience impressed me. During any trip abroad you get a bunch of lessons, sometimes without even noticing it. I mean not only learning from the local culture or foreign languages, however. Personal growth is even more important!. I agree when they say, any trip means overcoming difficulties and fears, learning fast decision-making and ability to navigate through new places while adapting to new circumstances.
It is essential for any human getting out of comfort zone from time to time to embed himself in unusual environments. For example, you may go out for hiking, hitch hiking, camping or something absolutely new according to your preference. It is useful to embed yourself in new conditions not only during your vacation but during everyday life. This will help you to avoid daily routine obsession and let new thoughts come to your mind.
According to Indian philosophy, there are four types of personality manifestation. In order to learn life and your own inner man, it is necessary to experience all these four forms. One of them is just the traveler form.
It is clear that self-development could be carried out at home. But surely it is worth gaining while on the road. So what is even more important there is no way back in case you change your mind.
Mind that travel is just one of many other ways of self-development.
What motivates you to travel? Do you think stepping outside your comfort zone is essential?