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When is a good time to travel?

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.

– Mark Twain

You will never find the perfect time to travel.

You will either be in the middle of a project or someone in the family would be ill. Is a good friend getting married next month? You surely cannot miss the wedding, can you?

By the time the wedding gets over, your boss hands you another official project, which means no travelling for three more months.

Damn!

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Eight reasons why you should travel

Don’t be a frog living in a well

-Swami Vivekananda

Udaipur beach, West Bengal, India

Here are eight reasons why you should travel.

You realise the “big, bad world” is a myth: It’s true! Total strangers will go out of their way to help you. They will expect nothing but a smile and a thank you in return. At Squamish in Canada, I was walking to the Chief, a popular hiking trail. On the way, I asked directions to an elderly woman. She decided that the road was too far for me to walk and called up her husband, who came on his car in 10 minutes, picked me up and dropped me at the Chief!

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