The idea of travelling alone might seem a little intimidating to a lot of us, particularly if you’re not one to do too much travelling, but it can actually be a really fun and rewarding life experience. Travelling alone can open you up to entirely new experiences and it can help to contribute to your growth as an individual. So, if you’re still not sold on heading out there all on your lonesome, then don’t worry because with this blog I’ll be telling you exactly why travelling solo can be fun.
You Can Take Things at Your Own Pace
Unlike when you travel with other people, when you’re travelling alone it’s completely up to you what pace you set and how you enjoy your time. Believe me, it can get irritating when your travel companion wants to blast through a lovely area to reach something of interest to them, but when you’re alone you can see exactly what you want to see, when you want to see it. No more feeling rushed, and you can always take that extra little bit of time to enjoy the things that you like the most.
You Can Be Selfish
Without anyone else to account to, travelling on your own can be a great excuse to be a little bit selfish and spoil yourself. Choose to spend that extra time in bed, or have that decadent dessert, since you’re alone no one is going to be judging you. This freedom to be a little selfish also means that you don’t have to put up with the occasional misfortune like a bad tour, without any obligations to stay and with no one else whose enjoyment you could be ruining, you can simply leave when you’re not having a good time.
Some Alone Time Could Be Exactly What You Need
Aside from the practical benefits of doing exactly what you want when you want to, travelling alone is also a great opportunity to allow yourself to change and develop as an individual. Solo travelling is a multifaceted challenge that needs you to be able to cope with decision making and planning in an unusual environment. Not only will this help you to become a more confident and outgoing person, it can also give you the isolation that you need to reflect on your decisions and choose a path to move ahead.