WHEN DO WE USE THESE CONFUSING WORDS
There is a group of words in English that is always confusing:
TRAVEL is an uncountable noun which is used to mean the general activity of moving from place to place. Since it is uncountable, you don't say "a travel".
Ex.: Travel in that region of the country is dangerous
However, TRAVEL is usually used as a verb, meaning going to another place in general.I
JOURNEY is a noun expressing one piece of travel, usually referring to a long distance.
Ex.: He made the 200-mile journey by bike.
We also use it in a more methaphorical way to talk about progress in life.
Ex.: He has overcome a lot of problems on his spiritual journey.
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TRIP is a noun expressing the act of going to another place and returning. It is often used to refer to a short period of time.
VOYAGE is used for a long sea journey.
Ex.: The Titanic sank on her maiden voyage.
FLIGHT is used for a journey by air.
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Ex.: Have a good flight!