Travel can do a lot to make us happy and experience new things, however, have you ever considered how traveling makes you thankful?
Travel gives quality time with family and friends. This quality time leads to so many wonderful memories made. It is a gift that we give each other to spend time with one another and we still get to keep all of the memories that were made. Travel has a way of re-establishing the intimacy of a family and the bonds that exist only in that unit. Those moments with your significant others, children, friends, or grandchildren can be stored forever, and you can enjoy them over and over again.
Travel is a great teacher. It exposes you to new ways of thinking, new foods, and new people. It allows you to open up your mind to accept your new experiences as treasures to keep in mind moving forward. Every experience has the potential to breed future wisdom. Even if you are traveling to a region where the culture is similar to yours, you can still gain a wealth of information about those sub-regions, how they eat, how they drive, how they treat one another.
Traveling gives you something to look forward to. The wear and tear of life can be overwhelming sometimes. Real-life can be stressful when you have something to look forward to it helps you stay motivated, whether that is financially or mentally or physically, it allows you to set the goal of vacation. When you reach your goal, you can then feel accomplished.
Traveling allows you to appreciate the ease and freedom of traveling. Even through challenging traveling times, it helps you practice patience at times. As easy as travel is for us now and how available everything seems to be to us. There is likely to be some sort of hiccup in your traveling experience.
Thankful for your home. There are very few things that compare to being in your home and your bed. Once you have gotten home and unpacked a life settles back down you can be appreciative of your own space and your own routine. Until you are then ready for your next adventure!
We cannot wait to see you on your next adventure to see us! Be thankful!
Bonus: Another way to be thankful is to vacation for good- when you book a vacation for good it is always advantageous. Not only are you able to save on your own vacation, but you also get to be part of a time of giving and thanks. This means you are helping to contribute to corporate giving which so many local, community-focused non-profits rely on to continue their good work. And you just have to book a vacation. More information for our time of giving and thanks here.