Latin Americans love to travel. They might travel for fun, for work, or even for love -the reasons are endless.
There are many intrepid travelers in the region, many of them brave enough to explore any terrain or climate.
With the hashtag #YoViajoPara (“I travel to”, or “I travel for”), travelers started an online discussion, sharing the most common reasons why they are passionate about traveling.
Maria Boa (@_mariaboa) [es] from Mexico expressed her passion about learning when going abroad:
— Maria Boa (@_mariaboa) August 5, 2013
I travel to live, dream, feel and discover different worlds, every trip is an adventure and with it a new responsibility, knowledge #happy
Honduran user Queenmarielos (@queenmarielos) [es] wrote that her favourite thing about travelling is discovering different food and drink:
I travel to eat different dishes and to drink local beverages from every city and country
I travel to fulfill the dream of seeing you
#YoViajoPara conectarme con el mundo. Este planeta es demasiado interesante para estar siempre en el mismo lugar.
— Dudette (@elimaguire) August 5, 2013
I travel to connect with the world. This planet is too interesting to stay always in the same place.
Francisco Diaz (@Frank_FDP) [es] from Mexico described his passion for traveling as a unique way to find out how people from other cultures understand the world:
#ViajoPara tratar de entender cómo piensa el mundo.
— Francisco Díaz (@Frank_FDP) August 5, 2013
I travel to try to understand how the world thinks
Brazilian Twitter user Transeunte (@transeunte_bsb) [pt] tweeted about his desire to get out of his comfort zone:
#YoViajoPara cambiar el contexto!
— Transeunte (@transeunte_bsb) August 8, 2013
I travel to change the context!
Mariana (@MEspinozaE) [es] from Mexico said that traveling is the best way to spend her time:
— Mariana Espinosa (@M_EspinosaE) August 8, 2013
@Lolawm it has helped me to expand my horizons, and think outside the box.. the best way to spend my time
desde muy pequeña viajo, ahora #YoViajoPara trabajo y siempre encuentro oportunidad para el placer de conocer la cultura y gastronomía local
— Chef Melissa DeLeon (@cookingdiva) August 5, 2013
I've been traveling since I was very young, today I travel for work but I always find a chance to enjoy leaning about the culture and the local gastronomy
Why do you travel? Share your stories, reasons or thoughts with the hashtag #YoViajoPara.