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22 Ways Travel Makes You a Better Person

They say travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer. It may be a well-worn cliché, but that doesn't make it any less true!  Travelling is …

22 ways travel makes you a better person

They say travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer. It may be a well-worn cliché, but that doesn't make it any less true! 

Travelling is one of the best investments you can make, but the rewards don’t come in dollars and cents. Travel makes you a better person in more ways than one, and these are just 22 of them...


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You learn to embrace the unexpected when things don’t go to plan

2. You value the power of a smile or handshake where words fail

3. You know the difference between price and value

4. You learn to trust your instincts and follow your own path

5. You start living in the moment

6. You realise we’re all connected, despite our differences

7. You appreciate what you have and give more to those who go without

8. You appreciate the little things, like a great coffee or a soft bed

9. You become an amazing storyteller

10. You learn to think on your feet and adapt to change

11. You gain a greater appreciation of other cultures

12. You’re more open to trying new things

13. You learn about yourself feel more confident in your own skin

14. You become fearless and spontaneous

15. You work harder and save smarter to travel more

16. You develop amazing levels of patience and tolerance

17. You become comfortable flying solo

18. You learn to lean on others and ask for help when you need it

19. You know how to do more with less

20. You learn to make new friends and value the ones you’ve already got

21. You realise there’s no place like home

22. You know the best souvenirs are actually moments and memories

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Ashton Rigg

Written by Ashton Rigg

Ashton enjoys pilates and pie and lattes in equal measure. After studying journalism and marketing in beautiful Brisbane, she was scooped up by Flight Centre and has been living the ‘Flightie life’ ever since. Ashton has spun sentences for the likes of Australian Traveller and the Good Food Guide. Find her on Twitter and Instagram at @AshtonRigg.

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