You probably remember the first time you traveled. Maybe it was a vague memory of your parents or relatives taking you to a new place. It was exciting! You might have tasted different foods, seen the sea for the first time, or even rode a horse. You were sure you wanted to do it again!
Without realizing it, you were hooked. Family trips turned to road trips with friends or romantic getaways with your partner. Soon you were setting off on your own and traveling became part of your life!
Throughout your journeys, there were unforgettable moments, transformations, or deep thoughts. Check out the following list and see if you can identify any from your own travels.
1. When you manage to communicate with someone in another language
You know when you decide to head deep off the beaten track you’ll find the authenticity you’re looking for. You also know the locals probably don’t speak your language and there’ll be a language barrier. But everything will turn out OK!
Whether you learn the basics of the local language or not, it doesn’t matter, smiles and hand gestures go a long way. The few words you remember make the locals laugh out loud and before you know it, someone is helping you get where you wanted.