IELTS TOPIC VOCABULARY TRAVEL: Here are the words and expressions that help you express your answers better about travel and holiday.
Talking about Travel or Holidays is not rocket science in IELTS as most of us enjoy traveling. We can always articulate our thoughts about travel, especially if we have great memories.
However, to develop your answers best, you need to apply some specific vocabulary or expressions in order for you to sound more eloquent and interesting.
Accommodation [noun] – room or rooms in which a traveler stays; the arrangement of travel
I recommend ABC Travel Agency as they provide excellent accommodation at a reasonable price.
Breathtaking view [adj.] – a beautiful view
New Zealand has breathtaking nature that travelers must consider visiting. Synonyms: magnificent; superb; picturesque
Bucket list [noun] – a number of things to do or things to achieve that a person hopes to accomplish in his lifetime
Skydiving is on my bucket list, I really want to do it very soon.
Hostel [noun] – an inexpensive establishment that provides cheap food and lodging for students or travelers
If you’re a budget traveler, staying in a hostel can really help you maximize your money.
Itchy feet [phrase] – if a person has itchy feet, it means he has a strong desire to travel
The travel I had in Mongolia gave me itchy feet that I wanted to travel more.
Itinerary [noun] – a planned journey or route of a person’s travel
I don’t really make itineraries when I travel as I want to surprise myself by discovering places on my own.
(Go) Off the beaten track [expression] – a place where only very few people go
The village we stayed in for a couple of nights during our trip to Geneva was off the beaten track. Synonyms: in the middle of nowhere; remote
One for the books [expression] – used to say that something is surprising or unusual
I could never believe swimming with whale sharks in the Philippines. It’s definitely one for the books.
Tourist trap [noun] – a place where many tourists visit
I don’t care if the Great Wall of China is a tourist trap, I still want to pay a visit there.
Wanderlust [noun] – having a strong desire to travel
Young people nowadays are undeniably pursuing their wanderlust as they usually believe that life should be enjoyed through traveling.
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