It is often said that the world is getting smaller; this isn’t to be taken literarlly but purely means that it is easier to get to places around the world. Travel is now far easier, quicker and cheaper than it was a hundred years ago. A century ago it would take days to travel the length of the country, now the other side of the world can be reached in the same amount of time.
In addition to reduced cost and time, there are other reasons why people now travel more. People tend to have much more free time than they ever did before, this enables them to take holidays and visit places that would never be considered in previous years. A trip to the other side of the world would have taken a boat journey lasting several months, which no one but the very rich could afford to …Continue Reading