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13 Reasons Why Traveling is Essential in Your 20s

Traveling in 20s is the best time of our life. As we are energetic, enthusiastic and young enough to conquer any problem. Also 20s is a time of learning and nothing could be better than a practical learning through traveling. Traveling opens our eyes about different people, cultures, tradition, food, festivals etc, which are beneficial for our future.

 

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“There is a kind of magicness about going far away and then coming back all changed.” ?

—— Kate Douglas Wiggin, New Chronicles of Rebecca best reasons for traveling in 20s, travel young

Traveling is like a necessity of life for me. As my father was in Indian Army, so I was fortunate enough to travel almost all parts of India. Whether it is Hills of Himalayas or Beaches of Goa, Desert of Rajasthan or Waterfalls of North east, I have lived my life at these places. 

“Traveling is like living a another life with your own control”

Here are my top 13 reasons why you should travel in your 20’s :

1) EXPERIENCE REAL LIFE

Traveling is a best way to experience a real life. In our childhood, we had read lots of traveling and adventurous stories like Gullivers travel, Tarjan, Alexander. Now, its time to follow the footsteps, to discover the adventure in your own way. We might have read about peoples, cities, countries etc. Now it’s time to explore those places for real experience. You will get a chance to understand different religions, cultures, peoples etc. Experiencing a real life is necessary as it makes you tough and mature which will surely benefit you in Future. 

“Travel far enough, you meet yourself.” ——- David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas 

2) PRACTICAL EDUCATION

There is a lot of difference between School and real life education. When you read or watch adventure stories you feel sometime that its way more easy or difficult. Now, its time to explore by you. Traveling opens your eyes about culture, people you interact with. You could also get a chance to learn new language or skills. Facing problems and new things will make you more mature and intelligent.

3) JUST FOR FUN

Life is short, you never know what can happen with you in future. So live your life fully. When life is not secured then why you are securing yourself at home. Just leave all your stress at home. Have you ever wish to enjoy your life, just like in movies. This is a correct time to fulfill that. You could dance in rain, swim in rivers, bath in waterfalls, sing lonely in Forest, laugh fully etc.

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4) FREEDOM

At home or school we never get the full freedom to live our life. Traveling gives you more freedom and control about yourself. Now you are the owner of your life. No parents, teachers are here to scold you. You have got the flexibility to live your life.

“There is a kind of magicness about going far away and then coming back all changed.”

—- Kate Douglas Wiggin, New Chronicles of Rebecca 

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5) ADVENTURE

Hiking on mountains, Swim in Oceans, underwater, para gliding, Camp fire, long bike ride or Car Ride etc. All things make you an explorer and brings a new confident personality in you. Adventure trips will always give a unique experiences as compare to other experience in life. Just stop watching National Geographic and discovery channel for adventurous things, make your own practical experience just like bear grills.

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6) NEW FOOD

Every culture has its own taste and cuisines. If you are a food lover then you should try this. It is a perfect excuse to taste new foods and different flavors from different parts of states.

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7) DISCOVER NEW TALENT AND INTERESTS

Everyone has a hidden talent, which comes out with time. But after becoming a travel guy, it comes out very fast. While traveling from one place to another, we automatically discover our new interests and talents. While taking some photos who knows you could become a future photographer, or a good speaker.

“To move, to breathe, to fly, to float,
To gain all while you give,
To roam the roads of lands remote,
To travel is to live.”

——–  Hans Christian Andersen, The Fairy Tale of My Life: An Autobiography

8) DE-STRESS

Traveling is a best way to make life DE-STRESS. While traveling you are your own boss, no one is there to command you. You have a lots of time to discover yourself. It also help you to focus what you want in your life. You could try some yoga session in Himalayas or could take some teaching from gurus.

9) TO MEET NEW PEOPLE

Meeting a new people with different cultures could bring a joy in your life. By listening to them and sharing your story you will feel more relaxed and amazed. You would also meet people with common interests which can lead to long-life friendships or marriages. 🙂

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10) LIFE BECOMES DOCUMENTARY FULL OF MEMORIES

While traveling click as many pictures as you can, make lots of videos. Trust me after 5-10 years you will feel proud of your work and would be satisfied from life.

11) YOU BECOME A STORYTELLER

While having a conversation with your family members or friends, you often get stuck. With your experiences, you had a chance to break a ice and create a long lasting impression of you journeys. Your future kids would be amazed to hear your stories too.

12) 20’s Best Powerful Age

20’s is one of best age of any persons. As peoples are energetic and usually have good strengths. In 30’s or 40’s many diseases like sugar, hypertension starts joining your life plus you age also makes you weak and lazy to travel. So 20’s is the best age to discover the heaven in this beautiful world.

13) Photography

Have you seen a heaven ? if not then you could see it while traveling to a beautiful places. Photography is a great hobby to document your life journey. Capture as many memories as you can while traveling and exploring. In future when you will look back, you will definitely feel proud of your traveling.

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I chose 20s as a best age group for traveling because I have seen practically many people as they enter 30s, life gets more busier and responsibilities increases. Even parents stops funding them in 30s, 20s is the best time as you are young enough to face any challenge of life. So if you are in 20s then Don’t just think, go for it.

Remember : Your life is a GIFT, Do what matters

Question : Do you have more tips to share? What do you think about this age group ? How was your experience when you were in 20s ? According to you ‘what is a perfect age group for traveling’? Do let me know in below comment and don’t forget to share it with others.

 


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150 thoughts on “13 Reasons Why Traveling is Essential in Your 20s”

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  3. Great and nice blog. Thanks sharing Thank you very much for this one. And i hope this will be useful for many people.. and i am waiting for your next post keep on updating these kinds of knowledgeable things…

    1. It was my pleasure that I was able to impress you with this traveling article. But nothing is too late, even 30s is also good age to travel, so go for it as early as possible.

  4. When I traveling to hongkong, I didn’t follow any tips as I was not aware of it. My God, if was aware of this then definetly I was able to make my traveling more memorable

  5. Thanks for sharing your blogs! I am a traveler myself and I’ve been a fan of yours! You doing a great job and deserve all the success you had! Wish you an even greater 2017!!

  6. Thanks for the list! As I dive into this crazy world of travel blogging, it’s always nice to see what the pros are doing. I’m always looking for inspiration 🙂

  7. I really enjoy your posts! They’re always insightful and full of valuable content. I started traveling last summer, and I’m not sure how it took this long… but I recently found your blog, and I’m loving the content. This list will be several more travel related blogs to mull over.

  8. This is honestly one of the best written and well composed lists I have read to date.

    I love everything about it, and find it so encouraging. This is what its all about. Living life. Breathing. Venturing.
    I love what I have read so far and I look forward to exploring the rest of your work.

  9. i just came across this post/your blog on pintrest and can’t wait to browse when i get home.
    i’m currently in my last semester of college and am itching to take off for a bit.
    sooooome of these places are definitely on my hit list.
    thanks for sharing 🙂

  10. Thanks Iqbal! You definitely have to be in your 20s for any of these things. I just thought it would be fun to show some ideas for destinations and experiences to enjoy while you’re young 🙂

  11. This is the best list! I’ve done a few one these things…never wanted to do Burning Man, though a lot of my friends have…and my parents definitely considered it a few years ago. Weird. You don’t have to be in your 20s

  12. These are generally great ways to retain most of concept in mind while traveling and these tips are also very help full for those people who goes outside the country.
    Thank you for such a nice article

  13. Hi
    A great bullet point list here. these travel tips is definitely on my bucket list of places to visit. I have done a lot of short haul around Europe. Now after going further a field. The old saying there is nothing like travel to broaden the mind. I couldn’t agree more.

    Very helpful post thanks

  14. Awesome travel tips 🙂
    If any of the person follows the above mentioned traveling tips exactly then he/she may not be involved in any kind of problems…and also they can enjoy their trip peacefully 😀

    Nice post..worth it.

  15. Hi Iqbal, great tips. Maybe someday I’ll visit India (I suppose it may be earliest in 3-4 years).
    I don’t know if it’s a good idea, but maybe you should prepare a post like “Best places to visits in India in two weeks” 😉 ?
    Thanks for sharing

  16. Hello Iqbal Khan, Really great traveling tips…. and very well written and great stuff, both in the article as well as the comments section. Thanks for sharing;-)

  17. Whoa! I’m in my hometown right now! Hahah 😀 India is fun right now, yet it’s hot!!

    These tips should actually be followed especially when travelling and roaming around!

  18. I think it’s critically important to take care of your body when traveling. It’s so easy lose track of what you’re eating when you are moving around, but it’s hard to enjoy what new places have to offer when you’re vomiting or lethargic.

  19. Haha was just going through this post and a certain smile came up on my face… but that brought a question with it too… How come you got all these traveling tips!!

  20. Many thanks, Iqbal Khan! I spent two wonderful weeks traveling through the Northern region of India
    in 2016. After reading this traveling tips, I feel that a return trip is in order. 🙂

  21. Travelling is such a beautiful thing to do. Travel allows us to shape our own world, see it and understand it first hand. Totally agree with the points shared. thanks for giving me the inspiration i was trying to develop by reading such blogs.

  22. Well as yet young person I’d lived out of my home country for 3 years at that time I had have interesting experiences, challenges and amazing opportunities. Now I’m back in my country I pretend visit other countries and get more and more culture and learning. It’s very important to me and believe me it enriches life.

  23. Great post! I have really felt identified with your words because I have been living aboad for 6 months to improve my english. I am from Spain and I am aware of the thought about spanish people and the laziness, but I want to add that only a group of population decide to sleep after having the lunch, especially in summer timme when they are on holidays and they dont have to work. During the rest of the year it is impossible to sleep in the afternoon if you are working. But I respect that tourists think so, it is our norm like you have said.

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