Benefits of Travelling
By Alexandra Wade - June 2, 2022

Going on a holiday means breakfasts that are more than quick coffees. You can sit back, bask in the sun and slowly eat your elaborate breakfasts. You can enjoy long walks as you explore the local towns and neighborhoods. You get to take a break from the struggles and routine of everyday life while also making some excellent memories and immersing yourself in new experiences. So, really there is nothing to not like about traveling. In fact, there are also many researched benefits of traveling!

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Traveling improves your communication skills. This is especially true when you are traveling abroad, where your local language is not widely spoken. You may sometimes have to rely on non-verbal skills to get your point across in order to do basic tasks such as ordering food. This dramatically helps sharpen your communication skills as you have to explain yourself and what you want, using more than just words at times. Traveling also helps improve your social skills, as it allows you to become more accepting of other cultures- their norms, values, and general way of life. You realize that there is more than one way of doing things, which can be very different from your own.

Traveling also does wonders for your creativity. New cultures mean unique art forms, ones you have not experienced before. You can view these arts not only in local museums but also as you eat at a restaurant and walk in the streets of the local markets. Every encounter with a local and every sight is a new experience, really. Through all these experiences, you can carve out the creativity and implement it in your own life back home. Traveling is also excellent for your mental health. It is essential to take a break every now and then to relax. Once you go back home, you will notice yourself being more productive.