Researchers monitored a group who visited Peru, Thailand and the Maldives to holiday and revealed that their blood pressure dropped by around 6%. In addition, the travellers also boosted their resilience to recover from stress by 29%!
It’s true! Research carried out in the Netherlands showed that the simple act of planning a trip can enhance your happiness and invite positive feelings. Also, the happier and more relaxed the holiday, the better chance you have of sustaining post-holiday happiness. (Source : http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2837207/)
The proof is in! No matter where you decide to go, travelling can lead to happiness. In a survey conducted by G Adventures in 2013, 83% of people said that travel was important to their happiness. 71% claimed that travel was more critical to their happiness over getting married, buying a car or house or even being promoted at work. (Source : https://www.gadventures.com/blog/how-happy-are-you/)