Life, for most people, is a mad rush from one place to another, from one activity to another, trying to gather as much as possible. They want to leave their current life behind to pursue a more relaxing or adventurous break, or to live in and explore a new place. Then, traveling is an ideal way to break their monotony of life and work. Traveling is one of the most valuable and enriching experiences in our lives increasing our knowledge, opening our minds, enriching our spirits, extending new moral values. Therefore, traveling is one thing that I like to do most in my life.
Traveling increases my knowledge and widens my perspective. To view new customs, different ways of living is fantastic for the mind. It gives me a new perspective about life and especially my life, it can help me change some of my habits or even create new ones. When I travel, I usually make it a point to try new food. When I first came to Texas, I ate Texas barbecue, which is a cuisine of Texas. It is very different from other barbecue in other parts of America because it depends heavily on beef. I am curious about that, so I look up on the Internet and I find out that Texas is know for its cowboy and beef, and many meals originated from the cowboy lifestyle. Then, I realize that different culture has different cuisine in their meal base on their history. That is one thing that travel help me to open my mind and teach me about history of another country. Discovering different values and ways to get by in life is what traveling bring to me.
Being in contact with nature is another thing that traveling give me. Despite the fact that I can go to the park to enjoy fresh air and relax after a long day of school, it only makes me feel thrilling when I go into the wild jungle where nobody has come.
One time, I travel to the west of Vietnam to enjoy the peaceful, quietness in the countryside which is surrounded by many forests and rivers. Paddling alone in the river at no…