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There’s been a lot of buzz surrounding the Galapagos lately. Diego, the giant Galápagos tortoise credited with saving his own species after fathering hundreds of offspring in a breeding program, has returned to his homeland on Santa Cruz Island. AFAR magazine named Classic Journeys Galapagos tours the Best Wildlife Experience in the World. And on July 1, the Ecuadorian government reopened the national park after fully closing off the islands to protect it from COVID.
Travel is so uniquely personal and experiential that it offers an endless supply of reasons why each of us loves it. We’ve narrowed it down to 25 reasons, one for each year that we've been exploring the world together. See how many of yours match up with our list.
You! Clinking glasses with us across the table on the last evening of a tour.
Because you’re reading this, there’s a very good chance that travel makes you happy. Experiences of joy and thoughts of gratitude and contentment very often have direct links to vacations.
But what is it about travel that creates such feelings of happiness? And does the fact that it makes us feel good in the moment, mean travel is good for us?