7 Reasons To Love Coming Home After Travels
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7 Reasons To Love Coming Home After Travels

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7 Reasons To Love Coming Home After Travels

I love traveling.

I love going somewhere new and discovering all they have to offer. I love just walking around the streets with no idea where I'm going. Turning a corner is a new world and every sight is one to behold. I love traveling so much that I dedicated my summer to do so. I took a cross-country train ride from New York City to Los Angeles with stops in Chicago, Denver, Salt Lake City, and San Francisco. Then I went to Texas because, why not?

But now I'm at home, watching Argo with my dog on my lap. So let's be honest, traveling is awesome but nothing beats being at home. Here are seven reasons I love coming home after traveling.

1. You don't have to lug around bags

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The relief that comes with putting your bags down once you arrive home is second to none. The weight of the world is literally lifted off your shoulders as your life's possessions come tumbling down to the familiar carpet. The joy! No more tripping on the wheels, no more aching shoulders, and no more squishing all your belongings into a box!

2. You get to be with your pets again

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No one is excited as your pet when you come back home from a long journey. They leap and yelp, unable to contain their happiness at your arrival. Arriving at a hotel, motel, inn or hostel just does not compare to that.

3. Fruits, vegetables, and home cooked meals

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I realized that I don't appreciate fresh produce enough. When you're traveling, there really isn't access to fruits and vegetables unless you want to pay ridiculous prices for small containers or want a whole head of cabbage.


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When you're in a different city every day, it's difficult to spare 3 hours of your time to doing a menial chore. Also, it's really hard to find hostels or hotels with laundry machines.

5. Home is where the Wi-Fi connects automatically

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I've used so much data during my travels that I actually felt a release of pressure when I was connected to my home Wi-Fi.

6. You get to sleep on your own bed

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Whether it's a king sized monstrosity or a twin sized futon, your own bed is always the best bed.

7. You get to start planning your next travel

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