With festivity in all its glory surrounding you, what better time in the year to take some time off work, pack your bags and get outta town for a while? All the trips that your friends are planning, or the ones that you plan for yourself, however, characterise the kind of travelling you do. And the distinct factors that separate tourists from travellers clearly present themselves here.

Here's a breakdown of the things that differentiate tourists and travellers, in essence - and a guide to finding out which one you are.

Regardless, however, of how you like to travel, a trip outta town is always a refreshing change and if any time calls for a quick getaway from the riff-raff of the world, it is now. Get your bags and get going, people. Happy travelling!

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