In an age where a traveller's phone is also their GPS, their boarding pass and their camera, the thought of leaving your phone at home while abroad seems almost crazy.
But let's not forget that in an age where near 24/7 connectivity is achievable, constant companionship with a cellphone could make you feel just as crazy.
Sure, ditching your phone may seem tough at first. It may mean saying goodbye to the instant gratification that comes with every notification on Instagram, Twitter, SnapChat or Facebook, but travelling sans phone has its own rewards too.
So, if you're looking for an excuse to leave your phone before your next trip, the Huffington Post Canada has rounded up a few reasons to ditch it and travel with mobility while without your mobile device.
10 Reasons For Ditching Your Phone While Travelling
GiphyMore learning, less Instagrammin' people!
ImgurYou're travelling by plane, remember? Every moment of happiness matters!
GiphyBecause paying $45 for 100 mbs of data is for suckers.
GiphySober apology texts the morning after are also of non-concern.
GiphySorry, was that all capitals, no capitals or only the first letter with capitals?
GiphyKeep calm and travel on, folks.
pohtpof.tumblr.com via BuzzfeedJust people taking photos of people taking photos of food. #META
GiphyNo one likes travelling with the compulsive inbox checker. Don't be the compulsive inbox checker.
ImugrTraveller 1: What's that? You require this electrical outlet to charge your personal electronics? By all means!
Traveller 2: No, no, I couldn't.
Traveller 1: Please! I insist.
Traveller 2: No, good sir, I insist you take it.
Traveller 1: No, I insist..
GiphyAnd really, isn't that the whole purpose of travel?
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