01/19/2012 01:30 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

What Does 'Travel' Really Mean?

Travel means something different to every person in the world. People may have similar reasons for traveling, but they are always just a little different than the next traveler.

To me, travel is about freedom. It's about being able to do anything anytime of the day, any day of the week. I wanted the freedom that I felt I couldn't get working in an office.

But I wondered what motivates other people to get up, quit their jobs, and travel the world.

So I asked.

And here is what people said:

What does travel mean to you?