100 Reasons to Travel Inspired by Bloggers From Across the Globe


Dear you (yes you, sitting there reading this post),

I want you to travel. I want to hear about your adventures, listen to them with envy but also happiness for your happiness. I want you to go far and wide and experience all you can out of life. I want you to feel alive and moved by this big beautiful world we live in.

Everyday I read a new post that gives me yet another reason to love traveling and I want to share some of those posts with you. Here are 100 reasons to travel inspired by blogs all over the internet. Click on a reason to read the blog post that inspired it.

100 Reasons to Travel

  1. Travel makes you brave. 
  2. Travel creates connection.
  3. Travel teaches you to relax.
  4. Travel gives you a chance to learn new things.
  5. Travel helps you discover new ways of living.
  6. Travel challenges you.
  7. Travel helps you face your fears.
  8. Travel gives you things to be happy about.
  9. Travel heals you.
  10. Travel makes friends out of strangers.
  11. Travel makes you thankful.
  12. Travel gives you relief from everyday life.
  13. Travel gives you the chance to savor good food.
  14. Travel makes you appreciate home.
  15. Travel makes you more creative.
  16. Travel can bridge generational divides.
  17. Travel equals freedom.
  18. Travel gives you new friends.
  19. Travel shocks you.
  20. Travel makes history come alive.
  21. Travel gives you an excuse to learn a new language.
  22. Travel makes memories.
  23. Travel makes you grow as a person.
  24. Travel reminds you of the beauty of nature.
  25. Travel invites you to be yourself.
  26. Travel makes you willing to step out of your comfort zone.
  27. Travel helps you disconnect.
  28. Travel makes you happy.
  29. Travel gives you inner peace.
  30. Travel reminds you how lucky you are.
  31. Travel lets you live like a rockstar (or Anthony Bourdain).
  32. Travel gives you plenty of opportunities to revel in kitsch.
  33. Travel is magical.
  34. Travel makes you see the world anew.
  35. Travel makes you rethink stereotypes.
  36. Travel educates you.
  37. Travel changes you.
  38. Travel lets you get lost.
  39. Travel lets you be found.
  40. Travel makes you proud.
  41. Travel makes you feel younger.
  42. Travel makes you believe in the kindness of strangers.
  43. Travel makes you enjoy discomfort.
  44. Traveling makes wine taste better.
  45. Travel surprises you.
  46. Travel shows you the joy of returning to a place you love.
  47. Travel lets you experience things you’ve never even imagined.
  48. Travel helps you get in touch with your roots.
  49. Travel brings you closer to the people you love.
  50. Travel makes you fall in love.
  51. Travel makes you smile.
  52. Travel helps you keep life in perspective.
  53. Travel helps you escape.
  54. Travel lets you buy cool souvenirs.
  55. Travel inspires you.
  56. Travel allows you to see the world from a different perspective.
  57. Travel lets you discover.
  58. Travel makes you open your mind.
  59. Travel makes you slow down.
  60. Travel makes you smarter.
  61. Travel teaches you lessons.
  62. Travel makes you cool.
  63. Travel makes you a better person.
  64. Travel makes the world feel like home.
  65. Travel changes your life.
  66. Travel humbles you. 
  67. Travel makes you open to possibility.
  68. Travel is fun.
  69. Travel makes you realize how much there is worth fighting for.
  70. Travel lets your inner child escape.
  71. Travel lets you experience different flavors of familiar things.
  72. Travel brings you peace.
  73. Travel makes it okay not to fit in.
  74. Travel shows you how beautiful the world is.
  75. Travel lets you live like a local.
  76. Travel is colorful.
  77. Travel helps you search your soul.
  78. Travel makes you daring.
  79. Travel is an act of boldness.
  80. Travel makes you feel good.
  81. Travel makes great stories.
  82. Travel makes you see people.
  83. Travel feeds your imagination.
  84. Travel makes the ordinary extraordinary.
  85. Travel makes you do crazy things (like run with bulls).
  86. Travel empowers you.
  87. Travel takes your breath away.
  88. Travel lets you taste regional flavors.
  89. Travel lets you explore the unique world of Airline Meals.
  90. Travel helps you remember.
  91. Travel helps you figure things out.
  92. Travel helps you create greatness in your life.
  93. Travel makes wow moments.
  94. Travel lets you experience firsts.
  95. Travel is a Teacher.
  96. Travel makes you vulnerable.
  97. Travel makes you like your life.
  98. Travel is happily random.
  99. Travel captivates you.
  100. Travel makes you want to go off the beaten path.

100’s of heart felt thanks to all the bloggers for the inspiration for this post and the ongoing inspiration, wisdom, and vision that they fill the world with.

kate

Hi, I'm Kate, a travel junkie at heart. I live for exploring cultures, food, history and local life and am currently scheming ways to get enough time free to walk the Camino de Santiago de Compostela. ** Get Trip Logic Updates by Email **

45 thoughts on “100 Reasons to Travel Inspired by Bloggers From Across the Globe

    1. Hi Ayngelina – love that post and your blog in general. There is a great sense of openness and honesty in what you write!

  1. Number 30 resonates for me. We are so lucky to have been born in the “have” part of the world. Mali, Kenya, Tanzania, Mexico, Bali … But what also stands out too is the kindness and spirit of the people I met surviving in such poor conditions.

    1. I’ve been thinking a lot about how privileged we are to be able to travel. And how thankful it makes me. And then how humbled when you do see that kindness and spirit in people who are living in poor conditions.

    1. Hi Natalie, I’ve been reading your blog almost from when I first started writing mine and I have always loved the way you bring Turkey to life for your readers. Thanks for inspiring me.

    1. Hi Tom! Sometimes I just can’t believe how many great travel bloggers there are out there. There is never an excuse not to be inspired!

    1. Thanks Terry – that is exactly what I love about travel bloggers, they share their joy with the world. Thanks for sharing yours!

    1. No problem – your pictures in that post are lovely. I especially love the Fall foliage at Radnor Lake – I’m a total fall junkie!

  2. What a fantastic idea Kate :)

    Thank you so much for including me! If I can inspire, help or guide people, then mission accomplished.

    There is so much to experience and discover while traveling that we must share it with the world.

    Sometimes life pushes you so that you leave your comfort zone and quite frankly it is the best thing to ever happen!

    You can’t find excuses NOT to travel. These 100 reasons are definitely going to change many lives.

    Keep up the great work! Kay

    1. Thanks Karla. I loved your post, it’s amazing to hear how so many good things can begin in some of our bleakest moments. It’s like pain almost awaken’s a type of bravery in ourselves in order to give us a chance to see the beauty in the world and life. Looking forward to your future posts!

  3. Amazing list and love reading all the posts inspired by it! This pretty much sums up all the reasons why I love to travel so much!

    1. I am in awe of all the amazing bloggers out there – maybe I’ll make this an annual thing. It will give me an excuse to spend a lot of time reading great travel blogs :)

  4. Great post that summarizes just how enriching travel is. It is the best money spent on an education, all while having a blast learning, opening up your perspective and meeting others.

    1. Thanks! I was surprised at how easy it was to find that many reasons to travel and the funny thing is, now that I’m done with the list I keep thinking up more!

    1. Of course! Really like the way you combine storytelling with travelling. You paint beautiful pictures.

  5. Travel indeed transforms lives and teaches you about life. This post is really inspiring and a very unique way to describe the learnings and joy we get from traveling. So sweet of you to include my post in one of the reasons. Keep traveling! Keep inspiring! xoxo :)

  6. Super creative list idea, Kate! Love the thought behind it and how much research you must have done to get a full 100! So impressed.

    Thanks for using one of our articles as well (#31). Bourdain is a hero of ours… best job ever!
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  7. Kate! It was only recently brought to my attention that I was included in this wonderful list (I’m 19!). Thanks! What a fantastic concept! And so many new blogs to check out!

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    1. Cool, I’m thinking about putting another one together for this year. You’ll have tons more reading to do if I manage to motivate myself to do it!

  9. What an inspiring list and a timely reminder of why travel is far more important than new kitchen appliances. I will now book my holiday with a little less guilt!

  10. Another plus of being on your own is that you don’t have to frantically wave your arms about to stop everyone else from starting their meal so that you can photograph it.

  11. Can we add that it’s unpredictable? In a good way of course! I couldn’t have predicted a number of the things that have happened to me since I’ve been away, with the prime example being the fact that I’m STILL on the road after a year, when I’d only originally saved to go travelling for three months!! You can read my stories here if you’re interested http://millynomad.wordpress.com/ :)

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