40 Signs You’re Addicted To Travel

signs that you are addicted to travelHey, fellow traveler – Are you asking yourself if you are addicted to travel? Here is the right place for you to find out! We curated 40 signs to check if you are truly addicted to travel.

“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end” – Ursula K. Le Guin

1. You are never getting lost – just introduced to new adventures

2. You are back home and already planning your next trip

3. You are collecting currency from every single country you went to visit

4. Just the thought of staying at the same place for years scares you

5. You are thinking about getting yourself a tattoo in form of a globe/map/compass

 

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“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” – Augustine of Hippo

6. Your best friends are not from your hometown where you grew up but from foreign countries

7. Traveling Solo is the best opportunity to create new friendships and not something that terrifies you

8. You are thinking why you did not get the passport with extra pages as you see your current one filling up with new stamps too quickly

9. You have learned the best and most creative techniques to pack your back – pack light-weight & travel for months

10. You are considering clothing that is functional, not trendy

 

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“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Lao Tzu

11. Your backpack or room back at home is filled with souvenirs from different countries

12. You are daydreaming about what traveling your whole life would be like

13. Instead of being homesick, you  have constant wanderlust

14. Every penny counts – you use all your savings only for your travels

15. Whenever you share a story with your friends, it is always travel-related

 

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“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” – Marcel Proust

16. You join Facebook groups filled with people who are addicted to travel just like you

17. Your whole Instagram feed is filled with travel stories

18. You are getting very comfortable and familiar with airports

19. You know all your passport details by heart

20. You are always well-prepared for the airport security-checks – no liquids above 100ml, take off belt & shoes, take laptop out of the bag, etc….

 

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“I think one travels more usefully when they travel alone, because they reflect more.” – Thomas Jefferson

21. What is jet lag? You are not affected by it at all

22. You try to convince your old friends from your hometown to travel – but you never feel understood

23. Coming home feels like nothing has changed – it is like the time stopped as you went on to travel the world

24. You already cannot wait to tell your travel stories to your future grand-children – “Back when I was your age…”

25. You are able to say “thank you”, ”goodbye”, “hello” and ”cheers” in various foreign languages

 

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“There’s a part of me that thinks perhaps we go on existing in a place even after we’ve left it.” – Colum McCann

26. You are always eager to learn from other cultures and share yours

27. The immigration office has troubles to find empty space for a new stamp in your passport

28. You have SIM cards from any country possible and lost the overview – Check out our SIM Cards here at SimOptions to find SIM Cards suitable for multiple countries

29. Your whole family, including your grandparents have learned how to use Skype and are fascinated by the technology that exists today

30. You have multiple currencies in your wallet right now – Go check!

 

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“No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.” – Lin Yutang

31. Every purchase you made, you think about the flight that you could have booked – The new iPhoneX could easily get you a flight from Germany to Australia and back!

32. Your bank is not concerned about seeing withdrawals from different countries within a short period of time from your account – They know you are addicted to travel

33. You are starting to have favorites airport and try to re-route to those – and of course, airports that you are trying to avoid

34. You stopped making excuses to not travel and you don’t regret it

35. Making big purchases such as furniture are very hard decision – you do not know when you are leaving your place again

 

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“Don’t let your luggage define your travels, each life unravels differently.” – Shane L. Koyczan

36. You feel overwhelmed by the list of countries that you still want to visit

37. You are constantly afraid of running out of time for all the things that you still want to see

38. You like freedom and are trying to avoid making travel plans with your friends

39. Most people feel anxious when they are leaving home – you feel anxious coming home

40. When the family is asking what you want as a present for Christmas – you answer “Plane Tickets” fast like a shot

 

Are you addicted to travel now? Let us know in the comments and tells us with how many signs you were able to recognize yourself!