Want to really know someone – go on a trip with them!
You will probably agree that each trip is like a separate little life with its own adventures, impressions, and sometimes with difficulties. That is why traveling is an ideal way to get to know a person better from any side and in any situation. And here is what will be revealed to you during the trip:
The way a person responds to stress
The main thing that a person faces when leaving his comfort zone is stress. There are people for whom finding themselves not on that metro station becomes a catastrophe, for others it’s quite normal to get lost in the slums of an unfamiliar city. Such seemingly ordinary situations, in fact, are able to reveal your companion from a completely unexpected perspective and show his true reaction to unintended and, sometimes, difficult situations.
True interests in life
Even a single joint trip, for example, to Amsterdam, can divide friendly company into different camps and it turns out that some went there because of the Van Gogh Museum, others in order to arrange a hash tour and to explore the Red Light District, and others were interested in selfies in flowerbeds with tulips only. During such journey you will find out whether your purpose of the trip coincides with the purpose of your fellow traveler, as, incidentally, your interests in life.
You have to admit that in everyday life, we mostly discuss only pressing issues: work, home, breaking news and everything. But on a journey, people spend a lot of time together and are not busy with their daily routine, and therefore often at some stage they begin to share more intimate things. And here it is the moment of truth when you can understand a person, his outlook and attitude to life on a deeper level.
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