As I prepare to head out of the country next week I’ve been thinking about why I travel. I’ve been a bit of a rolling stone most of my life, moving 10 times before I graduated high school and pursuing a career as a professional photographer which has taken me to over 100 countries.
Gail in Egypt 1971
I think if I ever had to give up traveling I would wither and my spirit would die.
Here are my top ten reasons that I think every American (and other citizens of the world) should travel:
- It gives you a much better perspective on our world rather than just experiencing it virally. Let’s face it, when you are an armchair traveler, you are getting someone else’s perspective.
- It makes one grateful for what they have. Many, if not most Americans are very privileged but don’t really have an understanding…
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