T.S. Eliot had his reasons, so does the Dalai Lama—and you can bet Oprah Winfrey has spoken about her’s. Everyone has their distinct, delicious reason for loving travel. Like grandma’s jar of pickles that changes tang and texture over time, but remains a thrilling fix to the oft-mundane meal of life, travel keeps on giving. For our 100th issue, we asked diverse travellers to share experiences that best exemplify their reason for being wayfarers, spread across 14 categories and many bewitching places. Perhaps you will relate to the photographer who found his calm in a seaside Thoothukudi church or being overwhelmed by a stranger’s kindness on the road? Read on and let your fellow-travellers remind you of the joys that await you beyond the dark lane of a pandemic.
Here are the 14 varied categories:
For the Love of Sublime Food
For the Love of Epiphanies
For the Love of Private Pursuits
For the Love of Time Travel
For the Love of Road Trips
For the Love of Family Time
For the Love of Kind Strangers
For the Love of Natural Wonders
For the Love of Testing Your Spirit
For the Love of Inner Journeys
For the Love of Extravagance
For the Love of Simple Delights
For the Love of Edgy Escapes
For the Love of Serendipity
Our 100th issue is all about 100 reasons to love travel spread out across 14 varied categories. Read all 100 entries on our digital forum or new National Geographic Traveller India app here.
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