Many people are addicted. On the other hand, some people consider it boring (usually the ones who never tried it). I find it simply fantastic, and I can explain why...
Traveling is perhaps the best way to clear your mind temporarily...for a while, you can swim in a sea of new cultures, new landscapes and new cuisines.
It is hard to imagine a more effective and beautiful way to get deep into a person's mind and soul other than reading his/her books. And thankfully, all the great writers were exceptionally interesting individuals!
It is the most popular sport around the globe, and I could be no exception to this rule!