Over the last decade, the number of domestic and international travellers has significantly increased the world over. While some opine that there are more advantages in a domestic travel, others argue that overseas travel has potential benefits. To my mind, the positives of local travel are on par with international travel.
On the one hand, there are many pros of travelling in our own country. The primary advantage is that there is no visa required for travelling inside the nation. For example, a friend of mine has been rejected US visa 6 times even though he provided genuine documents. At the end, he planned one month trip to North India after wasting 3 months in preparing documents for visa application. From this, it is clear that domestic travel has substantial benefits.
On the other hand, one of the main advantages of international travel is the exposure that a traveller gets towards different cultures. For instance, I went to Australia for my higher education in 2008. In addition to my studies, I learned many things about the people and their habits. In fact, I came to know about the meaning of life by socialising with people from a wide variety of backgrounds. While considering this, it is agreed that travelling to foreign lands will be an advantage.
As this essay shows that there are equal number of benefits of domestic and international travel, in my opinion, people should make use of these while planning trips. It is hoped that the public will increase their local and overseas travel in the future.