Traveling bug

Idiom

Traveling bug

Definition

The inclination to travel, explore, and experience different places and cultures.

Examples

I’ve always had the traveling bug and have visited over 30 countries in the past decade.

My aunt caught the traveling bug and has been on the go ever since.

Origin

The exact origin of the phrase “traveling bug” is unknown, but it may have been first used in the early 1900s.

FAQs

What does it mean to have the traveling bug?

Having the traveling bug is an expression used to describe the strong desire to explore the world and experience different places and cultures.

Is the traveling bug contagious?

Yes! The enthusiasm and joy of travel is contagious and can easily be shared with others.