WASHINGTON – There’s good news for travel enthusiasts. Research shows a link between travel and improved health.
The Global Coalition on Aging analyzed academic and social research and found travel promotes health, lowers stress and keeps the mind active. Also, it puts people in better moods, the research found.
The research even suggests travel could extend travelers’ lives.
Here are some of the activities GCOA says are commonly associated with travel that have important health and social benefits:
WTOP’s Andrew Mollenbeck contributed to this report. Follow @MollenbeckWTOP and @WTOP on Twitter.