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10 Reasons To Motivate You To Travel Solo

Traveling is an experience. Everyone goes through it differently, whether with friends or family. They’re all filled with happy memories of collecting seashells from the beach, making a bonfire and telling scary stories at night. But what about traveling alone?

Going anywhere alone is not something to be frowned upon, on the contrary, it’s something that needs to be encouraged. It may be scary at first, but once you take the step, well, let’s just say there’s no turning back.

When you’re in a new country, you’re away from your past. And you get the chance to make new memories as you please. Not only will it leave you with a lot more experience and stories to tell back home, but also you’ll get to cross some countries off your bucket list.

Here are 10 reasons why you should plan your next trip solo.

1. You're your best company

Sometimes when you travel in groups, there’s no doubt that there will be a bit of drama here or there. To escape all that nonsense, you along with a book and earphones are your best travel companions.

2. Cure your travel bug

There’s this thing about traveling that makes it oh so addictive. If you feel this way as soon as you go home from a trip, then you have a serious case of the travel bug. The best cure for it is to just travel more!

3. It's empowering

Along with all the new experienceand the ups and downs you’ll encounter on the road, you’re bound to learn new things about yourself. You’ll find that things you thought impossible to be done back home can be easily done while you’re in a different country. Afterward, you’ll be patting yourself on the back.

4. Be more confident

You’ll take decisions where all you have to do is use your own intuition on. You’ll find yourself capable of taking better decisions in your life.

5. Get out of you comfort zone

Sometimes being faced with the situation can be the cure for many things. When you’re traveling alone, you may find that the anxiety you have of sitting alone in a café is just an overestimated fear. While traveling solo, it’ll be nothing but a piece of cake.

6. Meet new people

Nothing beats meeting new people, especially from different countries, with different backgrounds, cultures, and language. You’ll be bewildered with all the topics that can come up over a cup of coffee.

7. Your way or the highway

When you’re traveling solo, you get to make all the decisions and how each day would go like. Who doesn’t love it when their way goes?

8. Live in the moment

As time is something that can never be paused. Traveling alone puts you in situations where you’ll pay more attention and live in the moment. Breathe and admire your surroundings truly.

9. Learn

You’ll learn new things about yourself; you’ll change to a better version of you. No one ever comes home from a solo trip the same, what happens that makes all the difference? Well, you’ll have to experience it to know why.

10. Understanding the definition of home

You’ll learn new things about yourself; you’ll change to a better version of you. No one ever comes home from a solo trip the same, what happens that makes all the difference? Well, you’ll have to experience it to know why.