The term trip means an "act or action of tripping" (transitive), early 14c., from trip (v.); sense of "a short journey or voyage" is from mid-15c.; the exact connection to the earlier sense is uncertain.
Taking a trip outside of your home or office is the best way to confirm what you are reading and seeing on your devices is true. Take a trip to see a customer or friend. You can trust your eyes. You cannot always trust what you read and see on your devices.
Continents in time, journey around the planet, circle of lifetimes