Have you done traveling alone? If not, here are some reasons that’ll surely push you to try going solo.
Your trip planning is a lot easier
Solo travelers just plan the trip for themselves. There’s no one to consider when planning the budget, the accommodation and schedules. You don’t have to wait when is the right time to go because your companion might have a different schedule than yours. You won’t get frustrated just because the person you’re sharing the trip have another ideas of places to go instead of the beach that’s been in your list for years. Going solo is planning for trips that only concern you, your needs and your heart’s desires.
There’s no one to care about
If you travel alone, there’s nothing to care about. You’re the master in choosing your itinerary. There’s no one to listen to when picking up hotel rooms or when booking for a beach adventure. You follow your own instinct on when it’s the best time to go or where. Nobody will complain if you want to spend the week hopping from one museum to another or enjoying 3 nights in secluded island beach. You’re the master of your itinerary and that’s a wonderful feeling especially when you’ve been suffocating yourself working in an authoritative environment. Traveling solo is getting back that freedom; being the boss of everything about you. You can include staying fit in itinerary like booking in a hotel with a gym, staying in a resort that serves a healthy diet or staying in an accommodation where there is a change for you to go on active activities like cycling or hiking or to engage in active sports like snowboarding and water sports such as kayaking and snorkeling. Going solo gives more time for staying fit while on a trip.
Enjoying “me time” more than ever
Because you’re alone, there is plenty of time to experience “me” time. There’ll be no distractions as you lay down there at the lounging sofa while drinking cold beer on a sunny beach. You can read and finish the books you’ve been dying to read and all the time to rethink and unwind. The “Me alone” moment gives you the opportunity to reflect on life, your dreams and plans for the future. Traveling alone is the best single way to enjoy extended alone time and resolve personal issues. A “me time” spent in an island getaway surrounded by nature is perhaps one of the best gifts one could ever give to oneself.
Make the experience more relevant and meaningful
There are many travel stories where authors were able to come across the experience because they’re alone and on a solo travel. The stories are always about getting connected to the places, and the people and the experience is more profound and intensive. Going on a vacation with family, friend or with a partner has its own benefits and it goes too to traveling alone because the experience is not something that’s shared but more on personal level. Thus, something that’s personal tends to have lasting impressions.
It’s never too late to go on a solo travel and the dare is there; if some can, why can’t you?