Happy 2015! It’s a new year and a new year brings new beginnings. Generally, I’m not a big fan of making new year’s resolutions…I mean, why wait for January to do something? Just grab life by the horns and go! BUT if a new year inspires you to do something new, great! Here are:

 

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20 Reasons Why Traveling Should be on Your 2015 To-Do List!

  1. It opens your mind and your perspective. 

    Get ready to explore something new and broaden your horizon.

  2. Learn new cultures, gain an appreciation for others.

    Share your own culture, others may gain an appreciation for yours.

  3. Make friends from all over the world…

    and see the world through their eyes. Visit them in their home countries and get a local’s perspective 🙂

  4. You can do it!

    It’s easier than you think if you plan and budget for it – there are so many online resources, no matter what your budget and where you want to go. 

  5. Get a better understanding of history, a stronger knowledge of geography, a smarter view on social issues.

  6. Become a more well-rounded person.

    Gain experiences you never would within the confines of your home.

  7. Share those experiences – be inspired, find inspiration, BE an inspiration. 

  8. Find adventure!

    Step outside your 3-walled cubicle and into a world of the unknown. 

  9. Find yourself.

    Being out of your comfort zone and seeing life through a different lens can teach us something we didn’t know about ourselves.

  10. Find new hobbies.

    Whether it’s paragliding over the hills of Queenstown, sailing the Mediterranean, wine-making in Tuscany or jewelry-making in Thailand, traveling is a great way to find new interests and have fun doing something you never knew you could do.

  11. Learn different and even better ways of doing things. 

  12. Try new foods, variety is the spice of life!

  13. Time flies!  

    What places are on your bucket list? Pick one and go! Work will always be waiting for you when you return…with vacation glow 🙂

  14. Jazz up your daily monotonous routine.

    Nothing says excitement like an escape to a new destination.

  15. Become a better story-teller.

    Hey, remember the time we fell into the volcano in Guatemala??

  16. Be empowered.

    Step out of your comfort zone and tap into your untapped potential.

  17. Discover and recover your creative side.

    See different works of art, take in new hobbies, learn new and innovative ways to do things. 

  18. To be closer to nature, to be closer to mankind, to be closer to ourselves.

  19. To be grateful for what we do have and find the inspiration to give a little back to the world. 

  20. We live once!

    Soak in as much as possible of this beautiful place we call earth.

 

There’s no better time than now to start planning your next adventure.

Where will it be? 🙂