Cue Card Sample 4 – A journey you went on
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Describe a journey you went on.
You Should say:
where you went
why you went to this particular place
what you did and who was with you
and describe why you enjoyed your journey? Or, if not, why?
To arrive, departure, delay, destination, tour guide, map, to visit, reservation, sightseeing, business trip, book, accommodation, backpacking, appropriate clothing, currency, money exchange, security checkpoint, landing.
Difference between Journey, travel, trip, tour, and voyage:
Journey: A journey refers to the distance we travel from a particular place to another one. A journey could be a long journey in which we travel a really long distance while a short journey refers to our travelling from one place to another one and distance is short. When you visit a relative’s house in another city, this can be a journey. You journey to your office or university every day. This is a short and regular journey.
Travel: Travel means going from one to another place. We travel to a local museum, travel to another city country or even to another country.
Trip: Trip usually refers to a short journey to a place for a certain purpose. The purpose could be for personal, business or pleasure. People go on a trip to visit a historic place, to enjoy a special occasion like marriage anniversary in a different city, take a boat trip in the evening or go to a business trip to attend a conference.
Tour:Tours are usually taken during the holidays and it refers to a journey during which people visits and enjoy different places. For instance, the office employees went on a tour and visited different places in Denmark. The whole journey took more than 2 weeks and this whole experience is referred to as Tour.
Voyage: A voyage is a long sea or air journey. People go to a voyage in the sea or in the space.
Once I was reading an article and came across the lines of the famous poet Rabindranath Tagore highlighting the beauty of Taj Mahal. It stated, “The Taj Mahal rises above the banks of the river like a solitary tear suspended on the cheek of time”. The lines encouraged me to visit the monument of love – The Taj Mahal. I would like to thank you for letting me talk about this trip that I thoroughly enjoyed.
Taj Mahal is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. So, before I thought of visiting any other sight in India, it becomes more of a responsibility to give a visit to this monument of love. It was the prime reason I visited Taj Mahal.
It was a short trip with my family. My parents and my brother accompanied me on my trip. It was a fun-filled trip as after a long time I got an opportunity to spend time with my family. Moreover, we opted for a road trip so that we had the flexibility to visit other famous places in Agra. It is rightly said, that journey matters, and not the destination, and this is what I experienced during my short trip. I would like to take such a trip with my family again.
The Taj Mahal meaning ‘Crown of the Palace’ is an ivory-white marble mausoleum on the south bank of the Yamuna river in Agra and once we reached there, the beautiful architect and surrounding place took our heart away! We stayed there for more than three hours and completely enjoyed our time. It was like witnessing a dream in real life.