Traveling is about seeing the world, meeting new people, trying new things, visiting amazing places, learning about different cultures, and probably falling in love. Many people talk about packing and leaving. They don’t talk about getting back home.
Travelers talk about the hardest aspect of travel while away. This includes finding jobs, staying safe, making honest friends, learning the social norms, and misreading the individuals they consider trustworthy. However, these are aspects that most travelers get through.
The highs of the travel experience tend to erase all these lows. Goodbyes are usually difficult. But, travelers know that they are coming home when they purchase tickets for their flight going back home. Reunions with loved ones bolster sad goodbyes.
On getting back home, travelers have reunions with friends and family. They spend the first weeks meeting friends and family, telling stories, catching up, and reminiscing. Getting back home is generally exciting at first.
But, this experience eventually goes away. People get used to having you home again. You realize that you are no longer the center of attention. People start asking you hard questions. They start asking whether you now have a job, a partner, or a plan for your future.
The Hardest Part
The hardest part is when you realize that nothing has changed since you went away. You may have changed your dreams, your perception, habits, and these new things may be crucial to you. You may want other people to recognize this, share and even discuss it with them. However, you may not have a way to describe the change. Other people might not realize that your spirit has evolved and you want to leave everything else behind.
This can make you feel lost and angry. You might even feel like traveling was not worth your money and time. In fact, you can feel like leaving again to get away from your immediate environment. This feeling is what people call a travel bug bite.
Basically, people have different aspects that they consider the hardest when it comes to traveling. It’s important to know that travel has the hardest part and learn ways to deal with this aspect to ensure a better overall travel experience.