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10 Reasons to Travel in 2022 Because It’s About Time

It’s been a while since I’ve packed my bags and let me tell you, I’m ready to travel in 2022. Now, it’s almost the end of 2021, and if you’re like me, you’re wondering where the year went.


While some locations around the world are still closed to tourism thanks to the pandemic, others have opened back up, and that has me geeking out. I’m starting to think about all the places I could go to in 2022, and it has me excited to try new things and go on new adventures.


There are plenty of reasons to travel in 2022, and since life is short, here are the best reasons to go somewhere new next year.


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Reasons to Travel in 2022

Complete Something on Your Bucket List


Got a bucket list that’s been lying dormant for a couple of years? You’d be amazed at how exciting it is to check something off that list.


If you’ve been waiting to go somewhere in particular, here’s your sign. If your destination is open, start planning your trip now. There are a lot of great deals on hotels, airfare, and food at many tourist destinations.


They want to boost their local economies through tourism, so help them out, and go.


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Have to For Work


While this might sound mundane, many people travel for work regularly. It’s still a great reason to travel in 2022. You can try and stay at your destination a couple of extra days so that you’ll get some rest time for yourself.


If you’re heading to a new city, it might mean you get to see and experience something new.


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You’re Getting Married


Wedding bells are ringing, and people are preparing for their dream day as we speak. Whether you’re just traveling for the honeymoon, or if you want a destination wedding, getting married is an excellent reason to travel in 2022.


If you’re not the planning type, go ahead and search for wedding planners near me. You’ll discover talented and skilled individuals who can help you get the wedding of your dreams at the location of your dreams all within your budget.


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You Want to Learn a New Language


If you’re ready to immerse yourself fully in another language, now is as good a time as any to start planning your trip. Learning another language takes time and effort.


By immersing yourself, you’ll learn the nuances of a new tongue much more quickly.


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You’re Looking for Cool Pictures for Your Instagram


Sounds silly, but if you’re looking for a new adventure to tell everyone about, it’s as good a reason as any to travel in 2022. Go on a trip and share all your incredible photos with your friends, family and followers.


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Gain a New Experience


Whether you plan to go somewhere for a week, a month, or a year, traveling gives you new experiences. While stuff is fun for a moment, an experience will never break, get sold, or collect dust in your closet.


Experiences can change you forever. When you experience new places, people, foods, and cultures, you gain a whole new perspective on life.


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You Want a Break


If you’re like anyone else, the past couple of years have been a whirlwind. Going on a trip ensures you get a break and a breather away from your everyday life. Take a trip to the beach to lay on the sand and read a book.


Go explore beautiful castles in a land that’s not your own. The possibilities are endless, and if you’re needing a break from work, then going on a trip in 2022 is just the solution.


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Stress Relief


Did you know that going on a trip can relieve stress? If you’re maxed out, a trip somewhere new or to one of your favorite destinations can help alleviate a lot of the stress you’re experiencing.


Find a destination with a mix of indoor and outdoor fun so you can make the most of your trip. Getting outside in the sun and exploring mountains and caverns can stoke your need for adventure and for greenery.


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Just Because


Maybe you have no real reason to travel, but you have money and are thinking, “eh, why not?”. That’s the perfect attitude to have.


Start planning your 2022 trip now or save up some cash and wait for an opportune time to go, like when you have a long weekend and nothing else to do. Traveling just because is as valid as any other reason.


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You’re a Foodie


Are you tired of your local cuisine? Do your taste buds long for something new? Then hop on a plane and go somewhere in 2022.


You can plan an entire trip around trying the best food a country has to offer. Whether you want authentic Thai curry or pastries in southern France, there are culinary delights to be found all over the world.


You’d be amazed at what you can find that you never even heard of when you land in your destination.


Final Thoughts


These are just a few reasons to travel in 2022. But, traveling goes far beyond the surface. Dig deep, find your reason, and go on an adventure you’ll never forget. After all, you deserve it.

Christa Thompson

Christa Thompson is the Founder and Chief Editor of The Fairytale Traveler. She started traveling the world in 2003 when she attended a summer abroad study at the University of Cambridge in England. Since then, her wanderlust has been fierce. Her three passions in life are her son, traveling, and being creative. The Fairytale Traveler brand gives Christa the opportunity to do all of these things and to live intentionally every day. "It's never too late to believe in what you love and to pursue your dreams." -Christa Thompson

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