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5 Cliché Reasons Why You Need to Travel After Camp

We love a corny cliché. Here are 5 corcers which explain why you need to be traveling this summer.

Author: Camp Leaders
27 Dec 14:43

Don't spend the rest of your life saying ‘I don’t have the time’ or ‘I wish I’d done that’.

We love travel. Going out and seeing the world gives you such a great perspecitive. We've lined up some good ol' corny clichés to sum up why you need to be travelling this summer.

1. The bad news is time flies, the good news is you’re the pilot.

Times flies, memories don't.

If travel and camp are something you really want to do, then do it. This is the time in your life when you have no huge responsibilities. You don’t have a mortgage or bills to pay, you’re (probably) not married or with kids. In the future, it will be a lot harder to put your career on hold to go travelling. You’re young, you've your whole career ahead of you. No brainer.

2. To find yourself...

It's that old saying of travel often, getting lost will help you find yourself.

Travel and adventure really does help you figure out who you are as a person. How do you know what you want to do or who you want to be if you don't know whats out there, what the world has to offer?

3. Because travel is the best form of education.

Travel gives us new life perspectives and teaches us about different people, cultures and lives.

Travelling shows you that no matter how much you think you already know, there's so much else to learn. Travelling tests and challenges you all while teaching you about planning, independence, budgeting, organisation, communication...those life hacks which make you a well rounded, capable person.

4. Because travelling is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.

Travelling costs money, fact. However, your return on investment is worth so much more that what you spend.

Travelling teaches you more about yourself any life that any 9 to 5 job ever will. The people you meet, the friends you make, the unforgettable experiences, and stories to tell, your new life skills, money can't buy these things. Collect memories, not things.

5. Because your Instagram will be on point!

Maybe not a traditional clichè but one we can vouch for.

Nothing gets more likes than a sunrise view over the grand canyon, a selfie at the Golden Gate Bridge or a nighttime photo of the New York skyline. Use your Instagram to tell your story and inspire others to take that step outside of their comfort zone.

Stop saying "Oh, I'll do it next year". Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.

Camp Leaders
With over 20 years of J1 travel experience, the Camp Leaders team has the answers to almost anything you can think of. We're here to help you sort your ultimate J1 adventure - feel free to ask us anything.

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