Good thing about being a student is that you don’t need to worry about a family, your mortgage, paying off your loans etc. So this is the best time to travel while you are still young. So if you are a student why not make the most of your life and travel and see the world.
Seeing places while you’re still young will open you up and you will get to understand cultures other than your own. In fact, it will open your eyes and you will be able to see the world differently. You will appreciate that there are other cultures, races, people and countries in the world that is diverse.
And since air travel agencies as well as airlines provide student travel discount and special student travel rate, student travel is becoming more and more available for greater number of students who want to explore and learn more about the world.
Let’s take a look at some of the most historical places where you as a student can travel.
India is one of the most rapidly growing countries in the world as far as economy is concerned. If you like temples, other cultures, food then India is the place to be traveling to as a student. As a student you must have gone out to drink and then ended up in a curry house. Why not try to real thing in India. If you are the type that seeks spuirituality then why not visit the River Ganges in the holy city of Varanasi and sit with the Naga sadhus over a chillum. Find out more about traveling to India here.
As the center of knowledge, government, and system in the ancient world, every student will be amazed how this ancient city grew and evolved. There are no shortages of places to visit in Gree. Students can visit Acropolis, Agora, Library of Hadrian, Kerameikos, Olympieion & Southeast Athens, Pnyx, Roman Agora & Tower of the Winds, Arch of Hadrian, City Eleusinion and other ancient sites in this ancient city of Athens.
Visit one of the earliest civilizations founded in this part of the world. Egypt features 3000 years old city in the banks of River Nile. Egypt is also one of the oldest tourist spots in the world with visitors coming from all over the world.
Moving your way south from Cairo, the nation’s capital, you can stop at Giza where the famous Great Pyramid stands. Did you know that it was built by Pharaoh Khafu in the year 2550 BC. Standing at 147 meters, it was the largest and the most ambitious structure built in the ancient Egypt requiring 2.3 million stone block to erect. Also at Giza, see the Pyramid of Khafre home if the Sphinx. It was built 30 after the Great Pyramid. As the second largest, the Pyramid of Khafre stands at 144 meters of 471 feet. The third pyramid located at Giza was the Pyramid of Menkaure which stands at 65 meters or 213 feet.
Further south, Saqqara is home to the Step Pyramid of Djoser built in 2630 BC. Pyramid of Pepi II, also located at Saqqara was the last pyramid built by ancient Egyptians. In Dahshur, the Bent and the Red Pyramids are located. And down south at Maidum, the Maidum Pyramid can be found.
See the temples, mummies, tombs, hieroglyphics, and Valley of the Kings and the Queens if you visit Egypt.
Rome is one of the best places to visit if you are religiously minded. If you aren't then its still a place to visit to admire the architecture. You will find ancient Rome still intact with evidences of Roman structure and architectures built more than 2000 years ago. Rome presents the living timeline from the Roman Empire to the shift of the Middle Ages, to baroque and renaissance, to the dawn of the romantic period and enlightenment. Rome preserves its temples, churches, arts, and priceless paintings and murals.
Travel Far East and learn the history of the ancient eastern civilization that was once unknown until the last centuries. See the Great Wall, a remnant of the Zhou Dynasty along with other unique oriental culture and tradition. See the Chinese painting, calligraphy, paper cutting, and Chinese art.
As the center of the Inca civilization, Peru is a great destination for student travel for discovery of
South American history. The 500-year old Inca traces could be relived in the Inca Trail that is both exciting and educational. Walk to the Ollantaytambo, Sacsayhuaman, Machu Picchu, and Pisac.
A former territory of the Roman Empire which stood strong for more than a thousand years against several barbarian attack. Turkey is in the easternmost part of Europe that features a diverse culture, religion, philosophy, and architectures. Click here to read why tourists visit Turkey.