Teacher plays a dominant role in life, but for a traveler TRAVEL is the best teacher which teaches all those things that are essential in ones life. If this world is a library then travelling is the only way to read all the books in that library. Well those books come in variety of shapes, volumes, and colors with all possible variations. You could only learn through all these varieties when you get off your couch and pack your bags.
Communication skill:- One improves his communication through travelling as he would meet number of unknown people of different languages where he would also end up learning the art of conveying something even thou he doesn’t know the particular language of the place he visited. He will be well versed with 4 or 5 languages with all the starters to be known like 'good morning to hii how are you to what's the cost?'.
“Too often travel, instead of broadening the mind, merely lengthens the conversations.” — Elizabeth Drew
Requesting skill:- You could get anything you want, if you know the art of requesting. Travel teaches you all those humble, gentle, modest and most approachable ways of getting things done in adverse situations.
“Living on Earth is expensive, but it does include a free trip around the sun every year.” – Unknown
Planning skill:- You become a master of planning once you know the essence of travelling. Only a good plan can take you to the place you dreamt of. Even thou there are number of companies and agencies to plan your travel you will be the crucial person to decide what all you would need while you are travelling. You end up managing all the things your trip need to be hassle-free.
“When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money”. – Unknown
Interpersonal skill:- Travel take you to all those distinct people from various parts of the globe and that would improve your interaction capability. This would help you to build your interaction with fellow travelers and make you stronger as a person.
“I dislike feeling at home when I am abroad.” – George Bernard Shaw
People spotting skill:- This can also be called as people watching, which is an act of observing people and their body language without their knowledge. Even though many of us do this without realizing in our day to day life, a traveler will have a much better spotting skill by default. If you wanna start spotting get on to travelling thru mass transportation.
“You got to be careful if you don’t know where you’re going, because you might not get there.” – Yogi Berra
Vigilance skill:- In order keep his belongings one should be vigilant while travelling and this would add one more skill. Has to be aware about all those petty thieves who would not mind to snatch your bag with passport for some little money.
"Do not insult the mother alligator until after you have crossed the river.” – Old Haitian Proverb
Praising skill:- "Phenomenal, Great, Excellent, Wonderful, Exceptional, Stupendous, Amazing, Awesome, Incredible, Extra ordinary"..... These are the very few words I could remember what we use when we travel to a fort, palace, hill station, cave, historical place or a temple. Hence, praising is also a skill which a traveler acquires through travelling. Well, this world is made up of all beautiful things and one whole lifetime is not sufficient to fill em in your eyes.
“Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company.” – Mark Twain
Saving skill:- A traveler who travels avidly will know all those best money saving plans and strategies. He keeps travel as his first priority and will know all the tactics to save money for the same.
“Boy, those French. They have a different word for everything.” – Steve Martin
Socializing skill:- This is the best skill a traveler will learn in his journey of life, as he would end up to every different town and city with every different culture and aspect which is new and should obviously abide by the same, which leads to develop a skill.
"I dislike feeling at home when I am abroad.” – George Bernard Shaw