TRAVELING WHEN YOUNG
Traveling involves moving from one place to another for study, pleasure or safety. Below are some of the reasons why we should travel when still young and energetic:
Many trips like Mountaineering, Primate trekking, hiking, swimming, Hunting and Bungee jumping among others are physically demanding. Young people are expected to be physically fit than the aged people.
It enables young people to realize their desires in early stage. Traveling when young can be a great platform to diversify your experience early in life and to discover what your purpose in life is. Each country, each city, each town, each restaurant, each bar you might visit is an opportunity to experiment something different. It is better to realize your true desires and potential early in life rather than realize them when you think it’s too late.
There are fewer physical attachments among young people, as you grow; you gain more responsibilities and more attachments like a mortgage, a car, and kids. Traveling before this stage of your life will be
Young people are more interesting, they have a lot to say when conversing and are curious to study more and more. You will not be a blank canvas anymore; your travels will be part of your story as a person. Traveling creates an interesting story in your life that is worthy telling to all your friends. Not only your travel conversations can be of great interest, but they can also be eye openers to other people.
You’ll grow culturally at early stage, be it a different way of living, a religion, or simply anything foreign to you; when you travel you get exposed to different cultures and people that can have a direct impact in your life. Your tolerance will grow as you experiment them, and in many cases, you will learn how to see things from a different perspective. Every culture is different, and so is every person in it. You meet more new people and learn more new things from them at the early stage of your development.
Young people will run how to be independent and how to be responsible; traveling is one of the best ways to learn how to free and independent in life. Even if you travel on an organized trip, there is a certain degree of organizational skills, responsibility, and independence that you have to exert. When traveling independently, you are responsible for your plane tickets, accommodations, transportation, passport, and money among others.
You learn how to manage your expenses early in life, there is nothing worse than being out on the road and run out of money. You feel like you’re lost and that the world is about to end. There is no comfort zone when you’re traveling; everything depends on you. For that reason, traveling serves as a great “teaching lesson” on how to manage your finances. How so? Well, if you spend recklessly, you’ll see its effect on subsequent parts of your trip. Experience is the best teacher and once you experience block life, you learn how to manage your funds well for life.
You won’t resent it later in life; once you do all what you are supposed to do when still young; there are less chances of regretting. Well, traveling is one of those. There are many things to experience in this world, so why wait till later in life to enjoy them?