All About Short Vacation Travel

Travel is the general movement of humans between various distant geographical locations. Travel can be voluntary or involuntary, by foot, automobile, plane, train, bus, boat, horse, bicycle or other means and is either one way travel or circular journey. There are four types of travel, namely commercial travel, caravanning/ caravanning travel, sailing/watercraft travel and hiking/backpacking travel. In a commercial travel, a person undertakes to carry cargo or goods for sale, rent, or exchange. Caravanning/caravanning travel is essentially a group activity in which people move from one location to another, sometimes for personal reasons like moving to a different country, sometimes for business reasons like relocating an existing business to another location or establishing a new business at a different location. Hiking/backpacking travel is an outdoor activity and involves traveling through a country that is not at all familiar to the traveler.


In order to understand travel, let us have a look at what it is. To understand travel meaningfully, we need to understand travel as a complete experience, so that the journey itself is not only the starting point and ending point, but the intermediate stops along the way are just as important and adding to the whole experience. A journey cannot be fully understood without its stops along the way. So let us see how this can be applied to travel. For each and every type of travel, there will be at least one intermediary stops along the way.

So now we have understood what travel is, we may come to define travel. The simplest definition of travel is “the motion of people from one place to another”. If we use this definition on a broader scale, then it can include all the movement of humans from their home to their place of stay, from town to city, state to country, continent to ocean, among many others. The more we extend our definition of travel, the bigger the universe of travel becomes. This extends to the total amount of travel that people do in a year, worldwide.

So let us take a closer look to understand travel better. Traveling consists of two aspects: first is travelling by land and second is travelling by sea. Let’s take a closer look at both of these aspects. When people go for a holiday, they do it either by land or by sea. Usually, people go for a holiday to a destination which is a bit away from their usual habits, like a hill station or a new coastal town.

Let’s take a look at the ways of travelling by land. Most common means of travelling are through road and land transport. When travelling through the land, people use vehicles such as cars, trucks and bikes. Usually, the most popular form of travelling is through tourism. Tour tourism is basically travel to tourist attraction places which is popular worldwide.

However, not all tourists go to those popular tourist places. There are many people who go on long, solo journeys for the sole purpose of exploring new cultures. If you are one such person, then you can make the most out of your solo journey, and go for a short vacation. Solo travelling is a very good way to travel, because you get to experience a completely new culture along with your own personal taste.

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