It is that time of the year again, the time where we start to lose steam from the year’s toll, the pressure starts to mount, deadlines are approaching faster and life may become slightly monotonous. Luckily there is an upside to all this, this is also the time to start planning your December holiday, that much needed family vacation time – time to spend quality down time with the ones we love.
Millions of people travel the world for various reasons, whether it is to get away from the everyday riggers of life, to get some perspective or to experience a new culture – everyone has their own reason to travel – what is yours?
Nowahala Tours has compiled a list of the Top 10 reasons why you and your family should to go on holiday this year!
Travelling the world will allow you to see the world through a much wider lens. It will teach you to see the world from a different angle, it will inadvertently shape your thoughts and give you appreciation of other cultures and a way to do things.
Education, Education, Education
We are never too old to learn. Life is a permanent learning experience. What is learning other than gaining different experiences? Aren’t we as humans just the sum of all our experiences? You can pick a new language, try new things and get a crash course in totally new ways of doing things. How about learning that new language?
Meet new people
Travel will give you the opportunity to meet some strange and wonderful people from all over the globe. Meeting new people is one of the most important benefits of traveling. These people give you a glimpse outside your hometown circle of friends, forcing you into new and refreshing perspectives on things in this world.
According to research conducted by Harvard Women’s Health Watch, a Harvard Health Publication has shown that families that spend time together are stronger. It said that Psychologists consistently link these kinds’ of family practices to higher academic success, happiness and emotional well-being for the whole family.
“Health is Wealth” Travel can certainly heal, and if you are going through a difficult time, or had a tough year at work, getting to a new place with lots of distractions can certainly do wonders. Going to a serene and calm location can have a soothing effect on the mind.
Bucket List – To do List
Many people have a list of countries and places they want to see and visit. Time is the one thing that we can’t get more of, so stop procrastination and postponing that holiday. Travel now and start ticking of that bucket list. Life is too short!
You are more interesting
Travelling the world and experiencing new places provides you with new stories to tell, people to relate to and memories to share. Almost always a funny little incident whilst travelling will become a cherished memory to be recounted at family dinners and reunions. Travel the world! It will make you more interesting.
You can put your troubles in the rear view mirror
Travelling to other parts of the world, is a good way of putting your own troubles into perspective. Meeting and seeing new people can get you out of the cycle of working and worrying.
Get outside your comfort zone
Challenging yourself to experience new and wonderful places, breaking that daily routine of doing things you never thought you would is the only way to get out of that comfort zone and start a journey of personal growth. So visit that foreign country where they don’t speak your language. It might just be the best thing you ever did!
Dreams come true
If you want to do it now, you have probably always wanted to. You imagined it, day dreamed about it, envisioned it. Guess what? Now is the time to do it! We have put together a few specials for you just for these dreams!