Traveler – Glossary Definition

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What is a Traveler?

A traveler is simply a person who travels. In many cases, calling a person a traveler implies they travel often.

In the US, it is spelled with one s (traveler), while in the UK, it is spelled with two (traveller).

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Some types of travelers include backpackers, flashpackers, tourists, gap-packers, passengers, and jaunters.

A traveler is not necessarily a transient, who has a nomadic lifestyle. One can be a traveler for a short period of time, such as when they are on a holiday, vacation, or a gap year.

Other common traveler synonyms include: globetrotter, visitor, sightseer, and holidaymaker.

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