travel (verb, adjective) past tense: traveled LISTEN
If you travel, it means that you go somewhere far away.
- Do you prefer to travel by plane or train?
If you go traveling, it means that you go to different countries because you want to see the world.
- After university, I went traveling for a year.
We can use travel to talk about things that are good to take on vacation with you. For example, a travel hairdryer is a small hairdryer that can go in your suitcase.
- I’m taking a travel pillow so I can sleep on the plane.
A travel agency is a place that sells vacations. For example, you can buy plane tickets or reserve hotel rooms at a travel agency.
In pop culture
The Long Way Round is a TV show about two men who travel around the world on their motorbikes. One of the men is the actor Ewan McGregor. You can see a clip of the show here: