Why Travel

So you want to know why we are passionate about travel? Why we want to encourage you to travel? You’ve come to the right place! This is our raison d’etre for this blog. Why we spend time writing, uploading pictures, answering emails and generally trying to be helpful to all about our travels and yours!

Travel opens up your mind

Without a doubt, every single time we return from travel, we see our kids changed. They have absorbed new people, new places, new sights and sounds and smells and tastes. You can feel, intimately, that the wheels in their brain are turning, processing, learning. There is nothing quite like it! I do believe it is the same for adults, although sometimes it is hard to see the changes within ourselves. By opening ourselves up to new experiences, whether in town or abroad, we change.

Travel is liberating

There is nothing quite like exploring a new destination. It may be overwhelming. There may be language barriers or culture shock. It may be intimidating. But it can also be wonderful, so wonderful! All it takes is a smile and good will. Connecting with others and with nature, you feel fulfilled. Then you are ready to take on the world, to make your positive impact.

Anyone can take a tiny trip!

Even with a teeny-tiny pocket of time. A half hour on the weekend. Fifteen minutes during your lunch break. That’s all it takes to explore a new place. Maybe it’s a new neighborhood in your town, a local park, a museum. All it takes is getting up and going out! You don’t need a budget to look around. You don’t have to cross the world to exotic destinations. Just looking at things in a new light can be re-invigorating and refreshing before returning to the routine.

We would love to hear from you! Why do you travel?