Why You Should Travel Slowly.

There is always the temptation on any gap year or backpacking trip to try and fit as much in as humanly possible, but that isn’t always the best thing to do. Here’s why you should slow down, take your time and really soak in the culture, the atmosphere and the experience of the places you are visiting.

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Michael Huxley is a published author, professional adventurer and founder of the travel website, Bemused Backpacker. He has spent the last twenty years travelling to over 100 countries on almost every continent, slowly building Bemused Backpacker into a successful business after leaving a former career in emergency nursing and travel medicine, and continues to travel the world on numerous adventures every year.

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8 comments on “Why You Should Travel Slowly.
  1. Jax says:

    Well said. I always try and minimise the jumping round when Im travelling, I kind of seeing it as settling down in one place for a week or two to get a good feel for it, then I decide to stay or move on.

  2. Dan says:

    Exactly! What is the point of traveling half way around the world to just rush and miss everything!

  3. Rebecca says:

    You’ve convinced me! Next trip I am definitely taking longer and slowing down.

  4. Rosie Flood says:

    100% agree with you! Travelling slow is definitely the way to go

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