...Astrology is just a finger pointing at reality...
- Steven Forest
Astrology is the science of predictions about human nature and sun signs define the way people pursue their lives, take decisions, the likes and the dislikes. However sceptical it seems, our birth dates have a tantalising impression on our personalities. The ruling planets of the sun sign under which we were born influence our general behaviour, our choices and also play a role in the kind of traveller we are!
Triphobo chalks down a list of the type of travellers based on the sun signs:
1. Aries (March 21 to April 19): The one with Adventure!
The ruling planet of Aries is Mars which is synonymous with energy and assertiveness and gives Aries tons of liveliness and enthusiasm.
The Aries travellers are high-spirited, adventurous and prove to be good leaders for a group. This sun sign loves outdoor and has an unmatchable energy!
Travel Treat: Trekking and Adventure camping in Andes- Sky is the limit.
2. Taurus (April 20 to May 20): The one with dependability!
The most lovable trait of a Taurus is their dependability. So, you can count on a Taurus to plan your trip.
Meticulously planned itineraries that incorporate every little experience are the forte of travellers born under this sign. Taurus travellers seek for excellent food, plush surroundings and pleasing experiences.
Travel Treat: Italy- for its gastronomic delights and lavish ancient empires.
3. Gemini (May 21 to June 20): The intelligent one!
Gemini is the double-edged sword and this sun signs relates to intelligence and intellect. Seeking out for academics and being good orators are some lovable qualities of a Gemini.
People born under this sun sign love travelling to destinations where they can learn and add value to their intellect.
Travel Treat: A Yoga-Veda tour in India- ultimate learning experience
4. Cancer (June 21 to July 22): The one with the comfort zone!
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These are the people who will be the first ones to miss their home on a trip. They are emotional and love to extend care and comfort to people around them.
Seeking for family life and familiar environment, people born under this sun sign find it difficult to come out of their comfort zones. They opt for home-stays and try to recreate their homes in land far away.
Travel Treat: A petite village in Southern Spain- warm people who make you feel at-home.
5. Leo (July 23 to August 22): The one who splurges!
Leos are affectionate individuals. Their super enthusiastic and cheerful nature makes them lovable wherever they go.
They love luxury and extravagance. Leo travellers opt for lavish hotels, spas and exorbitant shopping sprees.
Travel Treat: Bora Bora Islands, French Polynesia- Luxury personified
6. Virgo (August 23 to September 22): The one with all the practicality!
A Virgo is a perfectionist, overly critical, extremely rational and practical. A Virgo looks out for self-improvement as well as loves to strive for others.
Virgos travel to serve and learn. They are the ones travelling to Africa to volunteer in an NGO for kids or work abroad for Green Peace.
Travel Treat: Fiji islands- unexplored destination and community development projects
7. Libra (September 23 to October 22): The one in large groups!
Librans like to be surrounded by people. They find peace in partnership and are diplomatic enough to strike the right balance when in large groups.
Those enthusiastic friends or family members of yours who plan a group tour and make it a point to check that everyone comes; are Librans.
Travel Treat: Singapore and Malaysia- Sea of travellers
8. Scorpio (October 23 to November 21): The one who is intense!
Scorpions are extremists. They are idealistic and love to theorize the mystery behind mundane things.
Scorpions intense nature makes them a serious traveller. They have a purpose when they go globe-trotting and they prefer travelling to diverse and destinations.
Travel Treat: The Great Wall of China- History and mystery
9. Sagittarius (November 22 to December 21): The one on the road trip!
These group lives from freedom. They are an optimistic bunch and love exploring everything in their own way.
You cannot stuff a Sagittarian in a guided tour! They love going on a road-trips where they can have freedom to stay or leave whenever they wish.
Travel Treat: A road-trip through Alaska
10. Capricorn (December 22 to January 19): The one with a history!
Steadiness and patience is an admirable virtue of people born under this sun sign. The ruling planet of Capricorn is Saturn which is known for its discipline and stability.
Capricorns tend to choose a destination that offers an anticipated experience. They love historical places and UNESCO heritage sights.
Travel Treat: Greece- So much history, so little time!
11. Aquarius (January 20 to February 18): The one who doesnt plan!
Easy-going, kind and humanitarians- Aquarius like to take things as they come. They love solitude and are independent. Their ruling planet is Uranus- the epitome of change.
Aquarian travellers may exchange friendly glances to fellow travellers, but will be on their own. They like to soak the air of freedom and be on their own way.
Travel Treat: Norway- the country with freedom to roam and pitch a tent
12. Pisces (February 19 to March 20): The one who loves simplicity!
Pisces are artists and their compassionate nature adds to their creativity. They have excellent imagination. No wonder why the worlds most famous artists and poets belong to this sun sign.
As a traveller, they like non-fussy destinations. Probably a tree-house besides a lake where they can paint or frame a poem or two is the ideal vacation for these dreamers.
Travel Treat: Bhutan- unadulterated pursuit of Happiness
So, whats your Sun Sign?