Is Travel Good For Your Health? Science Says Yes!

11.) It Improves Your Mental Health

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You’re no stranger to the scenario. Just hopping on your car and taking the highway to a different location can put anyone in a great mood.

Taking a break from your work and daily responsibilities and switching to leisure activities such as traveling can be a big mood boost. According to a 2009 study by the University of Kansas, traveling lowers levels of depression and improves psychological functioning. Pretty cool, right? Well, brace yourself, there is more: even planning your trip can have a make you feel happy up to 8 weeks before actually going on said-trip.