11.) It Improves Your Mental Health
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.