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"Travel" is an abstract noun = the idea of going from one place to another. 
● “In my opinion, the best way to travel is by train. 
We wouldn’t say “Yesterday I travelled to London” It would be "Went to London". 

Journey: 
When you go from one place to another, generally on land. 
● A train journey from London to Bath or a car journey from New York to Boston. 

Trip: 
When you go somewhere and you go back to where you started. 
● A business trip to London or a weekend trip to Paris.

Excursion: 
A company takes you somewhere and brings you back. 
● A wine tasting excursion in the Napa Valley in California. 
You go there, enjoy the wine and don’t worry about getting there and back again. 

Outing: 
When you go somewhere with your family or friends but you don’t pay anyone to take you there. 
● Our family outing to London Zoo was great fun. 

Voyage: 
When you go from one place to another (like a journey) but at sea. 
● Before planes were invented, the voyage from London to New York could take weeks. 

Cruise: 
A kind of holiday at sea. 
● You may go to a lot of different countries on a cruise or you could go on a cruise down The River Nile. 

Packages Tour: 
● When you don’t have to organise anything. It’s all done for you. The price includes flights, accommodation, breakfast, etc. You only have to pay.

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