It’s no secret that solo travel is my favorite way to travel. As with many of my blog posts, I’ve had a draft on this topic for months that I just did not finish. Well, a Twitter mention yesterday put a fire under me to go ahead and write, so here it is. I am asked about this often, especially by women who want to venture into solo traveling but have some reservations.
Traveling alone has SO many perks. You save both money and time. You’re able to keep your itinerary flexible and won’t have to fork out cash for activities you don’t really care to do and places you don’t really care to eat. You set your schedule. If you want a day of adventure or a day of relaxation–it’s all up you to. You can also meet people you probably never would have interacted with had you not been alone.
Solo travel isn’t for everyone, I get it. And this post isn’t to force it on anyone, but if you’re curious and want to get started on your own solo adventures, here are some useful tips for you. [Read more…]