March 30 2015
Written By
Josey Orr
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5 Reasons Why You Should Travel While You're Young

It's really a great idea to travel while you're young.

1.You aren’t promised tomorrow

No one is promised old age. Oftentimes, we put off traveling until we are more settled. Why? Get out there and see the world while your body is in peak physical form. No need to wait until you retire at age 65 to really start living.

2. Travel opens up your mind

Seeing the world will change you. You’ll open yourself up to new experiences you’ve never even dreamed of. You'll meet a ton of people from a wide range of backgrounds and as you learn about other people and cultures you'll expand your horizons in the process. 

3. You become more empathetic

We are all on this beautiful earth together, you'll realize that as you travel around. A smile and a helping hand are valuable things. There is always going to be someone struggling who needs a little love, even if you don’t speak the same language. Just remember that every human being on this earth wants to be happy, joyous, and free. 

4. It makes you more responsible

Gotta make a flight, then catch a train, then hope on a ferry to reach your destination. Traveling while you're young teaches you a ton about self-reliance and responsibility. You've gotta handle business! 

5. It fills you with gratitude

You’ll realize that planet earth is a truly miraculous place to be. You’ll notice how many wonderful people, places, and things there are out there. There is so many blessings to count and so much to see. We're all lucky to be here. 

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