Motivation Monday ~ Travel & Vigor

High over the Coast Mountains of British Columbia, Canada.
High over the Coast Mountains of British Columbia, Canada.

I’ve been thinking a lot about why people travel lately. And then I came upon this article thanks to a fellow travel writer. It answers a lot of questions swirling around in my head.

Basically, Arthur Woods’ New York Times piece posits that where we go and how we plan trips offers a glimpse into who we are. He quotes academic studies about the travel habits of introverts vs. extroverts, Americans vs. Europeans, practical husbands vs. fun-loving wives. I’m not going to dissect the Op-Ed paragraph by paragraph, so just read it for me and tell me what you think…

I travel because it’s like a cleanse for my brain, a kick start to my  creative motors and a way to learn about places, people and way of living because I’m an experiential learner, not necessarily a bookish on. These days I’m also travelling as a way to settle into a new life. Read more