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15 sure signs you are a traveller!

So you think you’re a traveller? Identify the signs you are a traveller to find out! But what actually differentiates a traveller from a holiday maker? Find all the answers to your questions here…

 

Many would say you are both technically on a holiday but one is an extended holiday. However below are a few sure signs that I think are there which show you are a real traveller.

 

Signs you are a traveller No.1:

When asked what your hobby is, travel is at the top of the list.

 

Signs you are a traveller

 

Signs you are a traveller No.2:

Most of your stories start with “When I was in ….”

 

Signs you are a traveller

 

 

Signs you are a traveller No.3:

You get withdrawal symptoms when you haven’t travelled for a few months or feel the need to plan your next trip before coming home from your current trip.

 

 

Signs you are a traveller No.4:

You do not see it as strange to wear flip flops in the shower.

 

Signs you are a traveller

 

Signs you are a traveller No.5:

You have the ability to make new friends everywhere and in most situations; on the train, at a viewpoint and even in moments of mayhem.

 

Check out my posts on how to make friends on the road 

 

Signs you are a traveller

 

Signs you are a traveller No.6:

You ask people where they are from before you ask them their name then proceed to remember them by their country.

 

 

Signs you are a traveller No.7:

You are happy to sleep anywhere as long as it is cheap.

 

Signs you are a traveller

 

Signs you are a traveller No.8:

You have no issues with sharing a room with that stranger whom you only know as French girl, Australia etc.

 

Check out my post on how to travel the world on a budget

 

Signs you are a traveller No.9:

You plan your future trips around promises made by friends you have met on the way of meeting up in their home town.

 

Signs you are a traveller

 

Signs you are a traveller No.10:

You’ve added additional pages to your passport or renewed it early due to the lack of empty pages for that visa to Burma or India.

Signs you are a traveller

 

Signs you are a traveller No.11:

You know how to say hello, goodbye, cheers and how to ask for a beer in multiple languages.

 

Signs you are a traveller

 

Signs you are a traveller No.12:

Your new year list always contains yet more places to visit.

 

Signs you are a traveller

 

Signs you are a traveller No.13:

You know what the phrase “visa run” means.

 

Signs you are a traveller

 

Signs you are a traveller No.14:

Your friends come to you for packing tips and you are the expert in getting through security in the least amount of time.

 

Signs you are a traveller

 

Signs you are a traveller No.15:

Your Facebook cover page is your favourite place or from the last trip you have just got back from.

 

Signs you are a traveller

 

How many of these sound familiar? Share your memories in the comments below or send it to a friend who you believe are showing the signs of being a traveller on social media. Don’t forget to subscribe (it’s free!) to my blog for more  posts like this and interesting travel stories.

 

15 signs that you are a traveller by Walkabout Wanderer Key words: Backpacker, travel, blogger, world