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10 Reasons Why Traveling Is A More Valuable Learning Experience Than Going To School

Traveling and confidence

Traveling helps you build confidenceWith travel, come challenges. And the more challenges you take on, the more confident of yourself you become.

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Travelling is your best teacher
Contrary to popular belief, traveling can teach you more than a classroom, job, or relationship ever will.

The real world means packing up and leaving your comfort zone, the familiar, your sa...

Lessons that travelling will teach you
  1. To be more patient when things do not go as planned - and it happens on every trip. 
  2. To leave your comfort zone. It's exhilarating to forget what's familiar for a bit and expand your horizons.
  3. To be more curious. Being in new territory will probe new ideas and curiosities.
  4. To appreciate other cultures. 
  5. To live simply. You can survive with very, very little.
  6. To make friends with strangers as travelling make you desperate for human interaction.
  7. ...but to also embrace your solo travel experience.  You will come home with a new sense of independence.
  8. To try new things as what you do at home doesn't always work when you travel.
  9. To think creatively. Sometimes it takes a little thinking outside of the box to get by.

  10. To find beauty in small things that you did not notice before you started your trip, like a home-cooked meal.

Travelling can teach you new skills

There are lots to learn when visiting other countries. 

Open yourself up to new experiences – stay in a local homestay, volunteer with a community charity, get to know the people and the...

Life skills you'll learn from travelling
  • Confident Communication. You will be forced to communicate with strangers on a daily basis.
  • How to Cope in a Crisis. Travelling come with its fair share of tricky situations that requires you to work through them.
  • A New Language. Immersing yourself in a culture is a great way to learn a foreign language.
  • How to Prioritise. When you’re travelling you need to determine what is essential and what you can do without.
  • Different Ways of Life.  Travelling, you get to see how people around the world choose (or are compelled) to live their lives.
Thrilling and intimidating

One of the most intimidating things when traveling is making friends and connecting with locals.

But this one hard part about adventuring alone is also the most rewarding.

Ask Questions

The more curious you are, the more people you'll meet. Mostly this involves asking a lot of questions.

Try it. The worst that could happen - someone doesn’t reply and stares at you.

Follow the Fun

When you get to a new place, ask yourself: "If I lived here, where would I go?" Look for cool events, gigs, and shows. 

It’s a great way to get away from all the tourist spots and into the cool neighborhoods where the locals actually hang out.