Why You Should Travel

Don't tell me how educated are, tell me how much you traveled.

Research and science proves it! Travel is good for you.

11 Scientific Reasons Why Travel is Good For You

1. Travel will make you smarter

Want your kids to be smarter and do well in school? Travel with them! Studies find kids who travel do better than those who don’t.

2. Travel Will Make You Happier

A new study has found that the key to happiness is to forgo spending money on material possessions and invest in new experiences instead. Buy experiences, not things.

3. Travel Will Make You More Open Minded

The results of a new study support what most travelers, including the late Mark Twain, have always known to be true: Traveling abroad makes you a more trusting, empathetic and open-minded person.

4. Spending Time Abroad Will Make You Nicer, Less Neurotic

Spend a few months in another country and you’ll become friendlier, more open-minded and more emotionally stable.

5. Traveling Far From Home Will Put You in a Better Mood

A study that analyzed tweets on Twitter found that the further people travel from home, the happier they become.

6. Travel Helps You Live Longer

A study has found that travel can lower your blood pressure, improve your immune system, make you smart and help you live longer.

7. Taking Risks Will Will Make You a Happier Person

According to an article in Psychology Today, “Truly happy people seem to have an intuitive grasp of the fact that sustained happiness is not just about doing things that you like. It also requires growth and adventuring beyond the boundaries of your comfort zone.”

8. Travelers Have More Active Imaginations than Non-Travelers 

Having an active imagination, a love for learning and a craving for variety are just some of the personality traits that all travel-lovers share.

9. Risk-Takers Are Happier than Play-It-Safers

Research has found people who crave new experiences and change in their lives (I.e, “travelers”) are, on the whole, more content than those who do not.

10. Couples Who Travel Together Have Healthier Relationships

Couples who travel together have better sex lives than those who don’t.

11. Time Spent Abroad Will Make You More Creative

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