It seems that journeys make it possible to learn, to discover and to grow. But is it the same when traveling alone?
Going on vacation or traveling alone can seem terrifying and scare some but it is also often a great source of pride.
Whether you want to go for a weekend or a whole week, traveling alone can build self-confidence and be happier.
If you are still hesitating, here are 10 good reasons to go on a trip alone:
SPEND TIME ALONE AND A GOOD THING
Spending time alone can be scary at first. Yet, the more time you spend alone, the more you learn to be independent and the more comfortable you feel.
WE ARE MORE LIKELY TO TALK WITH LOCALS
When you go out as a couple or with your family, you always tend to stay with each other while when you travel alone, the only way to talk is to start a conversation with locals or tourists.
WE MANAGE OUR TIME AS WE WISH
When you are alone, you can enjoy the luxury of walking the streets and discovering the city at your own pace, without any external constraint.
DOING THINGS FOR YOURSELF AND VERY LIBERATING
Whether in the office, with family or friends, we must constantly make compromises.
Traveling alone allows for once to do exactly what you want to do and then helps us to better compromise when we are with others.
WE DO NOT NEED THE PRESENCE OF ANOTHER PERSON
When traveling alone, we understand that we can do all the activities that make us want alone without this being a problem.
Whether eating alone in the restaurant or walking around the city, getting into the habit of doing things alone makes it possible to see things from a different angle.
WE FEEL POWERFUL
Before, I was afraid to find myself alone and I could not tolerate loneliness.
Traveling alone taught me to overcome certain difficulties like the language barrier without any help and allowed me to gain self-confidence.
WE LEARN A LOT ABOUT OTHER CULTURES
Traveling alone and also a good way to fully immerse yourself in the culture of the country and to realize how others live elsewhere.
It’s a good way to learn (or relearn) how to appreciate what you have.
WE HAVE MORE FLEXIBILITY
The great thing about traveling alone is that you are much more flexible.
If we have a good stay, we can decide to stay to enjoy a few more days and vice versa, if the weather is not really good, we can decide to go home earlier on a whim without having to ask of authorization to anyone.
WE RESPECT HIS BUDGET MORE EASILY
As you travel alone, you are less inclined to sleep in romantic or luxurious hotels and just the minimum.
And it inevitably saves money!
IT ALLOWS YOU TO SEE THINGS DIFFERENTLY
Leaving far from home, we are all the more aware of what we miss and what we are lucky to have in our lives which then allows us to better enjoy our return.