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Benefits of Traveling

Mattermap door Ali Mowers 09 februari 2017

What are the benefits of traveling?

  • Relationships & Love

    • "Couples that travel together are significantly more likely to report that their relationship is more romantic, intimate and balanced – and that they enjoy better sex than couples who do not travel together." ...»
      U.S. Travel Association Bron: U.S. Travel Association
    • "According to a survey of 1,000 couples about understand how important traveling affected their relationship positively, almost two thirds (63%) of the respondents claimed that traveling has helped them stay together. " ...»
      Casey Imafidon Contributor Bron: Lifehack
    • "When you spend time with someone you love, the body releases oxytocin, which decreases stress levels and replaces anxiety with feelings of calm. In addition, shared experiences and memories are priceless and invigorate relationships." ...»
      Star Pulse Bron: Star Pulse 03/06/2016
    • "Psychologists also say that the first trip a couple takes not only has the potential to indicate their compatibility as a couple, but also how they’ll interact when they’re married."
      Monica Montesa Content Writer Healthy Travel Blog Bron: 09/10/2013
  • Health

    • "...women who vacation twice a year have a significantly reduced chance of heart attacks or coronary death."
      Josh Noel Contributor Chicago Tribune Bron: Tribune Travels 28/01/2014
    • "Travel exposes you to different environments, which create stronger antibodies and boost your immune system significantly."
      Marcie Snyder PhD in Health Geography Matador Network Bron: Matador Network 26/11/2015
    • "Active travel is proven to lower health risks such as diabetes, metabolic syndrome, high blood pressure, heart disease, colon cancer, breast cancer, depression levels and more, according to the Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee." ...»
      Lea Lane Contributor Forbes Bron: Forbes 06/03/2015
    • "Men who did not take an annual vacation were shown to have a 20 percent higher risk of death and about a 30 percent greater risk of death from heart disease."
      Lisa O'Neil Health ENews Contributor Director of Public Affairs-Central Region for Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital Bron: Health ENews
  • Self

    • "Traveling makes you open-minded. ...Traveling and seeing how other nations build their lives makes you understand their behavior and makes you more tolerant towards people with views different from yours. And it is not called ‘being mellow’, it’s called being ‘human’." ...»
      Lena Blogger and Part-Time Traveler Bron: Travel Monkey 29/12/2015
    • "Traveling will teach you that you live the life you want to live. As you travel, you will meet and see many new people. There’s a whole world of people out there, people living different lives and going through different experiences. There are artists, chefs, bakers, business owners, marketers, moms, and everything in between. Then, there’s you. You choose what kind of life you want to live and how you’re going to make a difference. There are so many options; you just have to look perhaps a little harder." ...»
      Lauren Kutschke Freelance Content Writer and Social Media Manager Bron: Travel Matters
    • "Travel is about breaking out of your comfort zone and testing your boundaries. If I had simply stuck to my world view, I never would have gone to Reno. I never would have met such great people. I never would have exposed myself to new ideas and ways of life. For some people that might simply be walking on a plane to go somewhere, or doing a bungy jump, or, for me, embracing a way of life outside my own." ...»
      Nomadic Matt Travel Blogger Bron: Nomadic Matt 03/11/2010
    • "I learned to reevaluate my priorities in life, and I learned to value experiences more than clothes and DVDs."
      Liz Travel Blogger Young Adventuress Bron: Young Adventuress 25/05/2013
  • Education & Career

    • "Students who have travelled abroad are nearly twice as likely as their home-bound peers to complete a college degree and report earning higher incomes, out-earning their peers by more than 40%."
      Health Fitness Revolution Bron: Health Fitness Revolution 22/02/2014
    • "Though I’ve been traveling for a while and have seen a lot, I never forget that my sole purpose is to continue my education. Career takeaway: No matter how long you’ve been doing something, you can and should continue to learn. Ask someone in a different department to teach you what they do, attend an online class or try learning a new skill. If you’ve maxed out your resources, then maybe it’s time to look for a new position." ...»
      Susan Shain Freelance Writer Brazen Blog Bron: 14/05/2014
    • "Traveling teaches students in a way schools can't. American education is largely limited to lessons about the West."
      Amanda Machado Writer The Atlantic Bron: The Atlantic 01/12/2014
    • "97% of study abroad students found employment within 12 months of graduation, when only 49% of college graduates found employment in the same period. That means they were twice as likely to find a job. Among study abroad alumni, 90% landed a job within 6 months. A UK study supports US findings that study abroad returnees are more likely to find employment within six months." ...»
      University of California Merced Bron:
  • Mind & Spirit

    • "Travel helps keep stress in check. The American Psychological Association’s 2013 Stress in America survey found that travel can reduce stress and negative emotions by removing us from the situations that are causing the stress." ...»
      Elyse Romano D'Marge Content Writer Bron: D'Marge 06/12/2015
    • "You’ll recharge emotionally and increase empathy."
      Julie Loffredi U.S. News Contributor Bron: U.S. News 23/09/2015
    • "The benefits of travel and the resulting traveler’s high extend into the workplace as well. Employees who travel have lower rates of absenteeism, higher productivity levels, and generally report feeling less burnt out." ...»
      Carrie Getsinger Digital Marketing Manager at Passport Health Communications Inc. Bron: Passport Health 06/04/2016
    • "Induces 'Beginner’s Mind'. When everything you see is mostly familiar, but just a little bit different, you see everything as new, through fresh eyes. Seeing the world in this way for awhile provides a great boost to your creativity." ...»
      Dr. Jack Bennett Life Coach Bron: Thirty Two Thousand Days 01/11/2010