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Traveling will make you rich, not necessarily with money but it will certainly fund you with a wealth of culture, respect and you will learn things about yourself you may have never been able to. Traveling is a privilege and for that reason we have to find ways to make our travels as sustainable and responsible as we can.

Well, the millennial generation (this generation born in the 80s and who were young in 2000) are the ones who have taken advantage of this trend and they are also those who have created a word that is also called digital nomad. This generation seeks new experiences, experiences that have a purpose in their lives.

Many do remote jobs such as graphic designers, copywriters, community managers and work where they don't have to be tied to an office and minimize costs. They make decisions from their social networks and Internet users (they are not inexperienced travelers but demanding where data is something important) and can be seen on the internet that the expression #wanderlust in both social networks and blogs has 65 million results.

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1. Why is this tendency to travel developing?

More than once you asked yourself if you have this wanderlust spirit and what it means. Today we will explain what it is, who can be considered wanderlust and if it only circumscribes at a specific age (the millennial generation specifically).

According to Wikipedia, wanderlust means the unstoppable desire to roam, travel or explore the world. It comes from the German word wander and lust. It is the combination of a part of a German word and a word in English.

When it comes to travel, we tend to think that eco-friendly just equals wilderness, but more and more urban destinations have put in place rigorous sustainable practices. And these practices affect large numbers of people thus amplifying their effects. So when you travel sustainably, you can also choose to visit these cities and maybe be inspired to learn from them and bring ideas back home!

These cities are at the forefront of sustainability. Definitely worth a visit to enjoy their cultures while learning valuable lessons to bring back home.

2. A gen for travel

And this desire to flee and see different places seems to be an epidemic. Beyond a fad, the wanderlust spirit is found in our genes: more specifically in the DRD47r gene, where dopamine is found and is called the traveler's gene.

Several research centers among them the salk institute of biological science of California has demonstrated the relationship between dopamine and making impulsive decisions and the excess of dopamine and the DRD4 gene that make the individual have incredible experiences, such as sex, food or travel.

However, not all individuals have the wanderlust gene. The American sociologist Chauseng Chen determined in the 90s that only 20% have the wanderlust gene and that the places where the tendency to travel has predominated (such as Europe, Latin America, the United States, Canada, Australia, etc.) are the ones with the most tendency to travel and want to see the world.

Sometimes in life, you feel that you are held in one place. Life looks like still and dull. You see no motivation and urge to move further. It is a human nature who needs change. at some point in your life, and you crave for new experiences and challenges. To challenge yourself and freshen your mind the traveling is the best thing you can do for yourself.

Travel is something which pushes you to come out from the comfort zone and explore the world. You will come to know how capable you are when you make yourself exposed to other places and people. It looks fantastic when finding the site in a big busy city when you do not understand their languages. Ordering food and trying to communicate with them in a foreign language is fun and challenging.

It is you, and only you and no one is there to judge. Let me tell you once you get back to the work you are a completely new person and with passion and energy to boost your life. You will revive inner satisfaction, which will keep you traveling again and again.

3. Travel dreams

If you are a person in love and dreamy who wants to see the world, step on every corner. Wanderlust is he who loves the local, loves to enjoy with his traveling partner and also loves what he does (which is traveling). It is possible that he is a wanderlust, no matter how old he is.

This person with the wanderlust gene just wants to see the world, wants to visit each country, feel the cold and heat of the regions, dedicates in his dreams to see what is the next place to visit, saves all his money to follow his passion (what is traveling).

Learning is the primary reason which makes people travel a lot. They like to experience new things, unfamiliar kills, and knowledge. There is a fact seeing the world from your eyes is educational then attending any high school or college. When you meet people and visit their historical, regional places add so much to your knowledge.

Attending their culture festival makes you learn more about their culture and norms. Each destination has its values than the previous one. So, the urge of learning new things and find about the people like you and me is something which will not let them sit in their couch.

4. Do travel influence your environment?

Yes. A wanderlust influences those around him, his desire spreads to the people he lives with. People who are with them learn every second, curious facts from other countries, even how to travel through volunteering. As funny as it sounds, the longer we're away from our old homes our old reality starts to fade and a new fantasy one starts to form.

We start living our lives out of the 'normal' perception of how life should be lived. We live it on our terms but we get to a point where our fantasy lives become 'normal'.

Traveling is the best thing which you can do to yourself. By doing this, you get the opportunity to learn about yourself. It gives you ample time to relax and let the mind wander. When you are traveling, you will face new challenges and issues, and you have to deal with them alone. By traveling, you find out about yourself and the patience you have.

And in the end, you get a fresh perspective of yourself. So, no one can stop the travelers who undiscover the secrets of traveling on the go.

5. Are the travelers inspiring?

Of course, because they do not want to stay there, but it is a desire to see the world. That's why they inspire. That's why your friends are able to leave the comfort zone (including your partner).

A wanderlust inspires others with their stories, drawings, narrations, photos (it is even a natural desire of humanity with the first documentaries that showed cultures other than their own) shows from the internet, or from their networks and inspire others.

The borders of a wanderlust are imaginary lines on a map. For him there is no American or European. These are incredible people who are going to tell you your incredible stories of cities or gastronomic experiences from where you are.

6. Beyond the scientific trend of travel

Scientific aside, wanderlust has become a social trend. The other necessary question is whether it is possible to realize that this wanderlust trend has been a constant not only in the millennial generation but also in a trend in all generations? When it is a goal, it increasingly attracts attention and gains more followers in networks and life.

Let’s discover the hidden secrets of the world, learn various languages from where they have originated? What are the myths and interesting facts about the place? There is so much to explore. And some people are always on the toes when it comes to traveling. They all get their bag ready and sets off to discover the world.

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