They say that two is a company and three is crowd. That is not actually true. Many travel enthusiasts feel that even two is a crowd. A crowd that overwhelms and leaves you with no chance to actually explore the world at your own pace and style. Most of the times, you end up playing a catching up game spoiling the whole vacation.
This is the reason why many people have slowly started opting out for a solo trip – a vacation to the place of their choice where they are alone, completely on their own, absorbing and appreciating the best that the world has to offer.
Solo travel brings plenty of benefits. It not only broadens your horizon but also gives you a lot of opportunities to explore the hidden treasure of a place – something that would have been impossible if you were travelling with a group of fellow travellers.
Here are some top benefits of solo travel. Let’s take a look –
Make new friends
While traveling alone, you can make many new friends. These are friends different from ones that you meet at your workplace or the place you stay. During the journey, all of a sudden you may get a chance to meet someone who could become a lifetime friend. It also makes you improve your social skills.
Set you own pace
While traveling with other, you have to plan for everything including what to see, where to eat or even where to go shopping and most of the times the whole experience gets spoiled because of difference in opinion. But when you are traveling alone, you can do want you to want to do, you can chill relax, spend hours in museums and explore a destination completely at your own pace.
When you are traveling alone, you got a chance to rethink about the issues that have been bothering you for a while. You can find out solutions to your long pending problems. A quite time with yourself gives you right direction.
Solo traveling keeps you away from any problem you are facing either at your workplace or at home. You get a chance to meet the nature up, close and personal that fills you up with an abundance of energy. Bountiful hills, landscape and a quite river gives you a fresh perspective and relieves all your stress.
Makes you confident
Solo traveling equips you to take your decisions with conviction. It gives you the confidence to face any situation or sail through any adverse situation. Solo traveling gives you the experience to climb a hill, jump with a parachute, or simply spend a night under the stars wrapped in a blanket.
Improves your linguistic abilities
Solo travel gives you a chance to learn a new native language while communicating or interacting with others. You try to talk to them in their own language and discover that learning a new language was never a difficult task for you. You have been holding yourself back. Now its time to shed your inhibitions and meet the life with a smile.