10 Amazing Reasons Why Travelling Is Good For You

Travelling is the most important way to enjoy life and know something different from your routines.

And we recommend that you try to travel at least once in a year. When we say travelling, we do not necessarily mean international trips. It could be taking a break to explore new places in your city or even your country.

Here are ten reasons travelling is good for you.


1. To learn

Travelling definitely opens your mind to learn about things you probably never knew before. It can give you a first-hand feel for the things you’ve been reading about.

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2. To relax

Because to be honest, you can get so wrapped up with life and all you need is just a trip to calm down and relax your nerves.

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3. To explore and experience

Travelling places you at the forefront to get to know about people, their culture and their tradition.

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4. To meet new people

Another perk of travelling is getting to meet new people. Sometimes, the locals we meet in new cities can be the start of a blossoming friendship.


5. Because life is too short

Life is really too short to not take a trip to a destination you’ve been looking at honestly.

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6. To know yourself

Clearing your mind can help you get to know yourself a lot more. For one, you’re not thinking about the pressures of the day and you get to see yourself in the true light.


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7. To challenge yourself

Travel is full of moments of joy and challenges. Overcoming the challenges gives you some of the greatest joys of all.

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8. Travel gives you the coolest stories

With a lot of travelling, you become that friend that has the coolest stories. It could be a wild night in Zanzibar or a one-time fling in Cotonou.

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9. A little more perspective

Travel makes you realize that the way you’ve been looking at the world isn’t the way everybody else does. Seeing the world for yourself will improve your vision and your grip on reality.

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10. Some cool fun

How about you travel just for the cool fun it comes with?

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Now that you know these things, here are a few countries within Africa you can start looking at.