They say your siblings are the first friends you ever make. With fighting over the remote control, to abusing and taunting one another, it seems so unbelievable travelling with them.

But we cannot ignore the fact we have a special connect with them. Irrespective if they are the bossy siblings or the obedient ones they know you best, especially your behavior.

This time if you are too tired of convincing your friends to fix a date for your travel or you are too shy or scared to travel solo, travel with your siblings. Here are 10 reasons to travel with your siblings

  1. More responsible

With your siblings being around you during your trip, you will feel more responsible. You will tend to take utmost care of your family as any incident happening to them is like an incident happening to you.

  1. You can never feel shy

Your siblings are the only people other than your parents who have known you ever since you were born. Hence, there isn’t a question of feeling shy. You can be yourself throughout the trip without ever being worried of getting judged. From being childish, to being stupid, your siblings have seen it all.

 

  1. No need of formally splitting bills

If you’re the younger sibling, you have an advantage because all your expenses are taken care of by the older one. You do not have to worry about splitting the bill or dividing it equally. You guys don’t mind paying for the other.

  1. Security

Even in the tiny lanes, you will feel protected with your siblings. There is no greater feeling of security compared to the one you get when you are with your family. Moreover travelling with your siblings will destroy all your fear held during you journey. You will also never miss home, as your best part of home is travelling with you.

  1. No pride

Since you and your siblings have been bought up in the same environment, ingrained in the same mentality and society, there is no question on having pride or ego with them. Since you’ll have similar ideas and goals during the trip, it will get more comfortable making decisions in your journey.

  1. No surprises

There will be fewer shocks as you will not be staying with a friend for the first time or you won’t live with an unknown person. If you are a kind of person who takes time making new friends but loves travelling, take this chance to move away from your comfort zone with somebody who makes you feel comfortable.

  1. Use your secret codes and games

Yes we all have our secret codes and games with our siblings which make sense only to us. Make full use of them during your travel among thousands of strangers you will meet every day and create memories you will never forget.

  1. Learn to compromise

They say you learn what compromise is only with your loved ones and it’s absolutely true. While travelling with your brother or sister, you sacrifice your bit just to make them feel happier. This helps is building up your relations and in accepting each other’s differences.

  1. Know each other better and spend quality time

There will always be that side of your sibling that you are not aware of, and you can witness this side during your trip. You will be surprised looking at this side of your brother or your sister with lots of freedom and excitement. You will also get to spend time with your siblings despite the busy schedule which will bring back childhood memories.

  1. Reason to convince your parents

Finally, your siblings are the easiest reason to convince your parents to let you go on this trip. They will be less worried and treat you more responsibly.

Do not hesitate and take this trip with the first friend you ever had, without being worried about anything. Remember they have grown up with you and known you inside out. Make yourself feel home while you explore the world with them and make memories for a lifetime. Be the craziest and adventurous you’ve ever been without being examined by a stranger and realising your sibling always has your back.

Text: Ravina Banze

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