Common Different Meanings of Travelling
The word “travelling” is thought to have been first used in 1796 by the French traveller, Antony de Cleves. Travelling was the gradual movement of individuals between various distant geographical areas. Travelling is now done by air, train, car, bicycle, boat, bus or plane, with luggage or no luggage and may be one way travel or circular route. It is a general term that applies to all the different forms of transportation people use to get from A to B or from one point to another. Travelling by road is considered safe and convenient but has some disadvantages: delays, traffic jams and accidents.
By Air Travel: Travelling by air is done by most commercial airlines. Travelling by road is considered safe and convenient but has some disadvantages: delays, traffic jams and accidents. The traveler can take several ways to reach his destination. However, the major advantage of air travel is that it can easily be made to proceed by several chronological order from starting point to end.
By Boat/ Plane: This type of travel is not only the most common one but also the most familiar one. All types of commercial air travel provide air travel amenities such as meals, sleeping accommodation, entertainment facilities for getting to and from the destination. People take this form of travel in all kinds of circumstances: for business or pleasure, for a family outing or on an extended business holiday or just for fun. Airlines offer special packages for clients to make them want to travel by plane. There are several different types of commercial air carriers operating in the market: Lufthansa Airlines, British Airways, Air Canada, Delta Airlines, Alaska Airlines, US Airways and British Helicopters among many others.
By Car: Travelling by car may have advantages and drawbacks depending on the situation. If you’re travelling for pleasure and don’t mind the extra driving then it’s a good choice for most people. It’s the easiest and fastest way to travel, thus saving them time and energy. On the other hand, travelling by car can also cost quite a fortune depending on the route you take.
By Boat: Travelling by boat allows you to explore new territories and visit places not easily accessible by road. There are different meanings to ‘boat trip’ depending on the destination. For example, for those going to Europe for some relaxing moments, the journey by boat may symbolize a romantic cruise. However, for those who are planning a longer journey by sea, the boat trip may symbolize a voyage of exploration. It may even mean just taking a break from the routine life.
By Hiring a Van: A van can also be used for travelling, but it does not allow you to explore as much as if you’d travelled by road. A lot of van owners have their own reasons for letting their vans to be driven while travelling, like letting their kids to experience nature and letting them get back to real life. Many modern vans are luxurious with satellite navigation and CD players. Some of the more unique vans even come with DVD players and microwaves so that the travellers can watch their favourite movies. This is also beneficial when you don’t like to stop and eat in diners.