Yes, but how? One word, travel. Travelling is one of the hottest trends in our modern age and it is with good reason. Travelling is more accessible to us that it has been ever before in the history of the world. Apart from the many pictures that can adorn your social media travelling can add a whole lot more to your life. With just a small escape of two weeks you can emerge as a whole new person.
It doesn’t have to be far or expensive.
Travelling to a luxury resort or going sightseeing in Paris might sound awesome, but that’s not the only way to travel. The Australian backpacking budget can be quite affordable and the fact that it’s not too far away from home means that you won’t be having a big culture shock. Nevertheless stepping out of your daily life and experiencing a whole new side of things, even if it was under your nose the whole time can make a big change.
Do something different.
The only way you can change is by doing something that you’ve never done before. If you usually spend your weekend curled up at home change it by exploring the city, town or forest that’s nearby. When you’re somewhere far away this sense of adventure will come naturally. As humans we have the need to explore and being in an unfamiliar surrounding will bring this primordial urge. Exploring can lead to many adventures that will surely change you.
People can change you.
People change people. By seeing how other people live and how they do things you can learn a lot. Furthermore travelling gives you the opportunity to meet a whole host of new people, whether it be fellow travellers or locals. The right average cost for 2 weeks for example, is not that scary the but people and culture it can expose you to is truly priceless.
From trying out new food to trying to communicate with someone who doesn’t speak the same language as you, the new experiences that a simple two week trip can bring you will surely change the way you approach your daily life. If all else fails at least those experiences will be good stories at your next gathering.
Seeing the big picture.
If there is only one thing that travelling can provide that is a new look on things. Removing ourselves from the daily grind gives us a whole new perspective of things. Being free from our daily responsibilities gives us the freedom to look at the big picture. Travelling can change you as a person in just two weeks. So, the next time you have two weeks to spare pack your bags and head out. A world of adventure awaits.