What is travel?

  • (verb): Travel from place to place, as for the purpose of finding work, preaching, or acting as a judge.
    Synonyms: move around
    See also — Additional definitions below

Travel

Travel is the movement of people or objects (such as airplanes, boats, trains and other conveyances) between relatively distant geographical locations.

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Some articles on travel:

Summary of Evidence For A Spherical Earth
... The sun is lower in the sky as you travel north, but stars such as Polaris, the north star, are higher in the sky ... Local times are confirmed later by travel using chronometers and telegraphic communication ... When you travel far south, to Ethiopia or India, the sun throws a shadow south at certain times of the year ...
Travel Agency - Consolidators
... Airline consolidators and other types of travel consolidators and wholesalers are high volume sales companies that specialize in selling to niche markets ... do not usually sell directly to the public, but act as wholesalers to retail travel agencies ... of consolidators is to sell to ethnic niches in the travel industry ...
William Peel (Royal Navy Officer) - Travel
... Peel wrote A Ride through the Nubian Desert (1852), detailing his travels of the preceding year ...
Travel Safety
... Automobile safety It's important to take precautions to ensure travel safety ... There are three main statistics which may be used to compare the safety of various forms of travel (based on a DETR survey in October 2000) Deaths per billion journeys Bus 4.3 Rail 20 Van 20 Car 40 Foot 40 ...
Mass Surveillance - State Enforced - United Kingdom - Overseas Travel
... database to track and store records of all international travel into and out of the UK ... retain record of names, addresses, telephone numbers, seat bookings, travel itineraries and credit card details, which will be kept for 'no more than 10 years' ...

More definitions of "travel":

  • (verb): Change location; move, travel, or proceed.
    Synonyms: go, move, locomote
  • (verb): Undergo transportation as in a vehicle.
    Example: "We travelled North on Rte. 508"
  • (noun): Self-propelled movement.
    Synonyms: locomotion
  • (verb): Undertake a journey or trip.
    Synonyms: journey
  • (noun): The act of going from one place to another.
    Example: "He enjoyed selling but he hated the travel"
    Synonyms: traveling, travelling
  • (verb): Make a trip for pleasure.
    Synonyms: trip, jaunt
  • (noun): A movement through space that changes the location of something.
    Synonyms: change of location
  • (verb): Travel upon or across.
    Example: "Travel the oceans"
    Synonyms: journey

Famous quotes containing the word travel:

    We can travel longer, night and day, without losing our spirits than almost any persons we ever met.
    Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822–1893)

    A way of certifying experience, taking photographs is also a way of refusing it—by limiting experience to a search for the photogenic, by converting experience into an image, a souvenir. Travel becomes a strategy for accumulating photographs.
    Susan Sontag (b. 1933)

    Ktaadn ... is an Indian word signifying highest land,... very few, even among backwoodsmen and hunters, have ever climbed it, and it will be a long time before the tide of fashionable travel sets that way.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)