By Lee Abbamonte
Travel opens your eyes and your mind to a whole new world.
Travel enables you to see the world through other peoples eyes and from other points of view.
Travel increases your awareness of other cultures and people.
Travel makes you smarter.
Travel is the best education you can receive.
Travel enables you to speak intelligently on a variety of global topics.
Travel shows you how global policy effects different countries and different types of people.
Travel brings you to places you’ve only dreamed about seeing.
Travel shows you landscapes you never thought were possible.
Travel shows you what real beauty is.
Travel shows you that everything is beautiful in its own way.
Travel makes books and television come to life.
Travel makes adventures happen everyday.
Travel makes dreams come true.
Travel gives you a sense of enormous accomplishment.
Travel gives you something to look forward to to.
Travel gives you options.
Travel is a lifetime journey that is never the same twice.
Travel makes the big world small.
Travel humbles you.
Travel puts things into perspective.
Travel shows you what poor is.
Travel shows you how unfair this world can be.
Travel shows you people overcoming the longest odds to live their life to the fullest.
Travel shows you triumphs of the human spirit.
Travel teaches you how to say “Cheers” in 30 different languages.
Travel teaches you the International language of beer.
Travel teaches you to appreciate wine and the beauty of vineyards.
Travel teaches you to try new things.
Travel makes you yearn to do new things.
Travel teaches you the difference between a traveler and a tourist.
Travel teaches you to become a traveler and not just a tourist.
Lee Abbamonte is the youngest American to visit every country in the world. I am a travel writer, travel expert, global adventurer and have appeared on NBC, CNN, ESPN, GBTV, Fox News, Jetset Social and have been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, Huffington Post, Bloomberg, Smart Money, Slate, OK! Magazine, Peter Greenberg radio and many others. I’ve visited 306 countries and am one of the world’s most-traveled people.
“I believe in globalization of everything including people. I believe that I am a citizen of Earth. I believe that people around the world are at their core, basically good and the same. I believe that more people should experience the world and the way traveling can open their eyes and minds to different and exciting things. I believe in just being myself. I believe in life.” – Lee Abbamonte