When you have tried an array of international cuisines, interact with diverse cultures, have explored the many metro and wilderness, have observed the many differences and similarities, you tend to develop your personality as well. You transform into a better person because travel changes you.
Along with your journey, you grow as a person and adopt some traits very much familiar to many people who have a passion for traveling. Check out some of these common traits:
- You are curious. Moving from one place to other lets you learn many new things and meet new faces. With a lot of information coming in, you can’t help that eventually, you become curious and eager to learn new things.
- You learn to take a risk. Getting out of your comfort zone may have been difficult but in the long run, you manage to take risk. You seek adventure and the unknown.
- You are compassionate. Having experienced the world’s diversity in culture and economic standards, shared stories with strangers, experienced difficulties, and meaningful encounters, we learn to accept our individual differences. We see the world in a bigger perspective.
- You welcome life changes. The only thing that’s constant in this world is change. The sooner we accept and welcome that fact, the easier for us to adapt to the changes life brings.
- You have confidence in yourself. Years of experience on the road help you build higher self-esteem It’s easier to get into a conversation with random strangers, make travel arrangements all by yourself and to overcome unexpected challenges.
- Self Awareness. In line with the above, you also become more aware of your own character because you understand yourself more. Drawing a variety of experience, you start to develop your EQ and use it to your advantage. You acknowledge both your strengths and weaknesses.
- You are observant. A traveler is a keen observer. Our brains take in too much information and have active senses.
- You are grateful. Since traveling has exposed you to some of the world’s rich and less fortunate communities, you become more grateful for what you have been blessed with – enough food and the thought of being able to travel.
- You are independent. You become mature and more responsible that you make things work for you.
Traveling the world makes one realize that it is a big world out there. Know more about the life of past and modern-day travelers on the upcoming second edition of the International Festival of Ibn Battuta happening on November 9-12, 2017 in the city of Tangier in Morocco.
Visit the event’s official site at https://ibnbattuta.ma/
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