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19 Ways Travelling Changes You Forever

The world has so much to offer, and so do you.

1. You make friends from all over the globe, connections you will call upon in future.

2. And you get recommendations from them that inspire your future travels.

3. You discover your adventurous side, since when are you going to get another opportunity to skydive in New Zealand?

Or Zipline in Puerto Rico?

4. And you now appreciate the importance of capturing every special moment.

5. Your experiences of the best of local cuisine now inspires your taste in food, not to mention your cooking.

6. Some of your best traveling moments were the simple ones, and that's how you come to appreciate the little things.

7. And you realise that a friendship that survives traveling, is a pretty resilient one.

8. Foods you thought were weird are no longer so weird anymore.

9. And suddenly spiders in the house don't seem that frightening.

10. You appreciate how many comforts you have back home, like a private bathroom with a functioning toilet.

11. But you know that all you really ever need is what you can probably fit in a backpack.

12. Because traveling can take its toll, you learn that you're tougher than you think you are.

13. Connecting with people you would never otherwise encounter gives you perspective you can't really get in your day-to-day life.

14. And you discover things you could never have learned from any book or article.

15. And once you've been face-to-face with some incredible wildlife you have more respect for nature and its inhabitants.

16. You realise your own company is pretty damn good.

17. And you gain confidence in knowing you can do things on your own.

18. You learn that being in the present is what's really important.

19. And your thirst for seeing the rest of the world becomes stronger than ever.

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