Category: Travel

The beginning of “travel” is probably lost to history. The expression “travel” may begin from the Old French word struggle, which signifies ‘work’. As per the Merriam Webster word reference, the primary known utilization of the word travel was in the fourteenth century. It additionally expresses that the word comes from Center English travailen, travelen (which intends to torture, work, endeavor, venture) and prior from Old French travailler (which intends to work arduously, work). In English we still sporadically utilize the words “struggle”, which means battle. As per Simon Winchester in his book The Best Voyagers’ Stories (2004), the words “travel” and “struggle” both offer a significantly more antiquated root: