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The term ‘travel’ refers to the movement between relatively distant geographical locations, and can involve travel by foot or other means of transport. Travel can also include relatively short stays between successive movements.

The origin of the word "travel" is lost to history. The term "travel" may originate from the Old French word ‘travail’. According to the Merriam Webster dictionary, the first known use of the word travel was in the 14th century and its origin is from Middle English ‘travailen’ meaning to torment, labor, strive or journey and earlier from Old French ‘travailler’ meaning to work strenuously or toil.

As far as the purpose or the motivation of traveling is concerned there are a number of issues to consider. The purpose may vary from tourism and recreation to the business travel or migration. The motivation for traveling follows the same pattern as the purpose, it can be for the pleasure of it, relaxation or exploration.

It is a common trait of all living things capable of moving from one place to another. The difference lies within the purpose and it is only characteristic for humans to travel for the purpose of pleasure, while animals travel for pragmatic reasons only.

The documentaries and video materials compiled in this category are concerned with the various aspects of traveling.

Watch a compilation of short video documentaries relating to the latest trend in traveling known as ’Couch Surfing’. It is an ideal concept for those who enjoy traveling but are limited with funds. Find out what it takes to enter the world wide network of couch surfing. We bring you the experiences of some of these ‘surfers’.

Discover what it would be like to live in Japan. Follow the story of 19 people that decided to live in this incredible country. Mostly westerners, these people share their story and reveal what they liked and disliked about Japan.

There are those less fortunate in this world that are forced to change the way they live, changing their homes for the accommodation in an RV (recreational vehicle). Find out about their hardships and the dangers that come with this particular lifestyle.

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Little-Known Facts About the Most Beautiful City in France, Colmar

With just little under 70,000 residents, Colmar feels more like a quaint country village than a city. All of the architecture and the street layout add to the charm

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Chichen Itza – What is so Special about the Ancient Mayan Temple?

Chichen Itza was a large pre-Columbian city built by the Maya People of the Terminal Classic Period. In the 2000s, the ancient Mayan temple was classified as one of the new seven wonders of the world

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Sculpture by the Sea – Largest Free to Public Sculpture Exhibition in the World

The walk from Bondi to Tamarama is approximately 1.3 km long (close to one mile), and it will take you between 20 to 25 minutes at a casual pace. Walking you can see playful, amazing, surreal installa...

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King of my Castle – King Mario Lives in a Sand Castel for More than 20 Years

Marcio Mizael Matolias lives on the most popular beach in Rio de Janeiro, and pays no rent because his home is a sand castle

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Top 3 Longest Railway Lines in the World

The US rail network, has an operating route length of more than 250,000km, making it the biggest in the world. There are 538 railroads, seven of them marked as Class I railroads. However, while the US...

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8 Travel records That are Funny and Unique in the Same Time

For some people traveling is a way to conquer something. They want more than just relax and fun

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Top 9 Strange Laws in Germany that Will Boggle Your Mind

You can laugh as much as you like, but the order is what helps Germany achieve efficiency and lowest unemployment levels in Europe

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Dracula – Between Myth and Reality

Bram Stoker was responsible for popularizing the legend of Dracula with his Gothic horror novel. How much of it was true?

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Five Famous Streets you should Visit

Not all streets are created equal. Some are more beautiful, some serve as a history lesson, and others are just stunning

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Airbus A350-1000: 335 million euros worth plane takes its first flight

The aircraft took its first flight from Toulouse-Bagnac Airport at 10:42 am local time

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Top 7 Most Dangerous Airports in the World

These airports are as challenging, as they are amazing and strange. Incredible landings, incredible takeoffs in extreme conditions and strong wind make these airports a challenge for every pilot.

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Top 10 Man Made Wonders of the World

Forget the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World, there are many modern wonders that are astonishing, and they are all built by a man

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Manchester - The Exotic City of 20 Languages

There are 20 main languages in Manchester, but the census in 2011 showed that there are 153 languages that at least one person in the city speaks

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Rapunzel's magical castle does exist, how can you find it?

In the short history of the castle there have been many guests, and the Tower has already won TripAdvisor Top 10 Castle Hotels approval

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Kuelap, Peru - The Other Machu Picchu in Peru you can visit

Kuelap is a city in Northern Peru, a fortress that is the largest stone structure in South America. The belief is that the city was built to serve as defense for hostile attackers

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Pyramids of Giza - One of the most mysterious places in the world

The Pyramids of Giza were built to endure an eternity, and the tombs have done just that

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Discover the secrets of Machu Picchu

In 1911, the explorer Hiram Bingham was actually looking for the city of Vilcabamba, a hidden capitol in which the Inca escaped during the Spanish Conquest. In time, the city of Vilcabamba became the ...

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