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 No.2:
Most of your stories start with “When I was in ….”
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 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.
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 No.8:
You have no issues with sharing a room with that stranger whom you only know as French girl, Australia etc.
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 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 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 No.12:
Your new year list always contains yet more places to visit.
Signs you are a traveller No.13:
You know what the phrase “visa run” means.
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 No.15:
Your Facebook cover page is your favourite place or from the last trip you have just got back from.
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.