Travel as a hobby is for the adventurous who have a natural curiosity to go where they haven’t gone before and see what they haven’t seen before.
Even if you don’t consider yourself to be adventurous, fake it. Pretend like you are. Go. See.
You just might find out something new about yourself.
Here are 5 reasons to make travel your hobby.
1. See the Places You Have Always Wanted to See
By now you should have a bucket list of the places you want to see before you leave the planet. If not, make one. Now.
Don’t let anything stop you from seeing what’s out there.
2. Open Up Your World
Travel gives you the opportunity to experience other cultures. You have a culture all your own that you probably don’t realize is very different from other places.
Once you go to other states in the US or to other countries, you can experience and appreciate the way that other people live.
How exciting to get out of your world and explore others.
3. Learn a New Language
They say it’s easiest to learn another language by age 10 but that doesn’t mean it is impossible.
This is a great way to exercise your brain and think and speak in another language. As soon as you feel even a little conversational, book your trip and go practice in that country.
Most natives are happy to help you learn their language and appreciate the fact that you are trying.
4. Travel with Others
Traveling will help you build relationships through new experiences. Just watch any episode of The Amazing Race.
It doesn’t matter if you have a traveling companion or not. There are plenty of tours you can plug into and make new friends.
Don’t use being alone as an excuse not to go.
5. Opportunity to Be Adventurous
This is the time in your life where you can be adventurous. Throw caution to the wind. Get out of your comfort zone and live.
Travel makes you brave.
Where to Start Looking
Start with this list and click on a hobby that you might like to try.
50 State Tour
So Many Hobbies, So Little Time!
I know. There’s quite a few. And this obviously isn’t even all of them but it will give you a place to start.
Let me hear from you below, which “Travel” hobby are you ready to try?
If you already have a hobby in this category, what do you do and what is your reason for doing it? Give us some inspiration!