Enjoying your own company and not having to worry about the good of others can be experienced when you travel solo. Although deciding to go alone is hard sometimes especially when you have grown to always be with the company of friends and family, this must be done at least once in your life. Then you would know that traveling solo can feel great as well. In this article, we will tackle 10 perks.
- Never Deal with Mood Swings
Let’s face it. Some people really have mood swings, and these are horrible to experience when you’re in another foreign country and the least you want to worry about is how to handle their crazy attitudes. Traveling alone does not necessitate you to please others.
- Get More Comfortable with Locals
You will have the freedom to talk about everything under the sun with people you just met initially if there is no one to police about the topics you discuss. Also, you can pretend to be someone else or create interesting and wonderful stories to spark up the conversations with the locals. The people would love and remember you. What’s more, they would even invite you to their own parties and dinners.
- Do Everything Yourself
There will be no need to wait for the other person to finish showering in the bathroom, no need to wait until the lights are off for sleep time and no need to mind where to go. Traveling solo means that you seriously get to decide everything and do everything by yourself.
- Never Be Stuck at One Destination
If your normal travel companions are the type that wants to stay at a destination they fancy for a longer period, then you do not have to be stuck this time. When you are alone, you are the boss. You can visit more places at once, since the only person you need to follow is yourself. Be good to yourself and don’t be selfish.
- Take More Selfies
Recently, selfies are booming and there are more and more people who just want to take a photo of themselves with light gadgets wherever they go. Solo traveling means that you have to ask others to take your photo or carry a monopod or tripod and time the shot. Stop looking vain and find traveling solo as a perfect excuse to take more selfies.
- No Need to Fix Your Room
Do you feel tired and lazy to make the bed and arrange the pillows in the hotel? There would be no judgment when you are traveling solo. Let the hotel staff do it for you and never worry about having to look as a very organized and clean person.
- Eat Wherever and Whenever You Want
If you are adventurous about food and feel like wanting to try everything that looks pleasant to the eyes, you would most certainly taste and eat it. However, in the company of people you know, that could not be possible without seeming like a food monster. You don’t need to hide your craving; satisfy and quench your thirst at once while alone. Celebrate solo dining at its finest!
- Party the Night Away
Spend the wee hours of the morning traversing the streets that lead to your hotel and find this experience memorable. Traveling solo makes you handle your own time and schedule. Partying the night away and not catching the last bus or last train is completely fine as long as you enjoy it.
- Nobody is Watching
Do things you know you can be scold for. Dance, talk, sleep, swim and do everything like nobody is watching because when you are traveling solo, no one would be there to personally watch your back by yourself. Just stay safe!
- Use Less Brain Cells
You do not have to think hard on what words to say best to calm the other person down and be at ease with the rest of your traveling activities. You can be less stressed by using up less brain cells.
Apparently, when “Spontaneity” happens to be your middle name, you may thank the world for solo travels. Get ready for an adventure of a lifetime and share your photos and stories to buddies and loved ones once you get home. It will be pretty awesome and rewarding!