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what motivates u to travel? Nature or culture?

Travel Forums General Talk what motivates u to travel? Nature or culture?

1. Posted by orienteyec (Full Member 84 posts) 12y

are u a person more about nature or culture?

what would you like to see more when u travel?

2. Posted by james (Travel Guru 4138 posts) 12y

Nature or culture?

When I travel, I pretty much couldn't care less about nature; I'm all for the culture and the people and making friends. Give me a dirty lane in East London anytime!

Having said that, I've been to Iguazu Falls in Argentina and they were amazing.

3. Posted by travelover (Respected Member 494 posts) 12y

I think it's a bit of both. It depends what kind of trip you're taking obviously. If the main attraction is in the city, then that would be my focus. But the journey to or between those cities can be very beautiful and enjoyable, during which the focus of the trip becomes nature. It's always nice to see the natural beauty of a country, no matter how advanced it has gotten. So I'd say I like a bit of both on a trip.


4. Posted by Rach-a (Respected Member 368 posts) 12y

Reasons why I am motivated to travel - adventure, culture and nature! I have to combine all three - I love nature such as seeing different waterfalls, lakes, forests, mountains and oceans around the world. At the same time experiencing different cultures such as a festival that is different to one that may be held in my own country, peoples different ways of living and their beliefs, learning the history of, and meeting the people of a different country. Also I love getting off the beaten track, to see the places outside the tourist areas.

5. Posted by KitCat (Full Member 65 posts) 12y

For me it is a bit of both, I like learning the different ways of life making new friends, food from different country (I love my food). I also think beautiful scenery brings certain calmness which you don't get living in the city.

6. Posted by mtlchica (Respected Member 922 posts) 12y

A little bit from column A....a little bit from column B...

Like most of you guys, not one aspect of travelling appeals to me. If I'm going to a place like, let's say anywhere in Ireland, I'll focus more on the natural than if I'm going to a place like Paris, where I would focus more on the architecture. History always plays a big role in my vacation if there is a strong historical element to the place that I'm visiting and I try to incorporate that into my trip (like taking a WW2 walking tour of Berlin).

Katie ;)

7. Posted by Rraven (Travel Guru 5924 posts) 12y

for me its a bit of everything, i love meeting new people, finding out about their culture, history, interests,etc.......

8. Posted by zags (Respected Member 370 posts) 12y

Definetely both! And also expectations of a little adventure, meeting local people and other travellers, making new friends - Getting to know other people, their life, culture, way of thinking, etc.

9. Posted by kody (Respected Member 234 posts) 12y

A lil bit of both...
But culture will be the upper one.