Traveling independently is one of my all time favorite things to do. For me it’s one of those rare opportunities to combine personal growth with fun and adventure. The benefits of solo travel are numerous, but my favorite thing about it is the increased sense of awareness. While this phenomenon is certainly experienced while traveling in groups, traveling independently only seems to heighten the sensation.
Category Archives: Solo Travel
40 traveling solo quotes from powerful women that will make you think
Feeling like you are ready to finally take the plunge into traveling solo, but you just need a little bit of motivation? Perhaps you are still in the daydreaming phase? Or maybe you are an aficionado looking to make sense of all your adventures. No matter your situation, these 40 traveling solo quotes from powerful women will ease your brain by putting words to a truly indescribable experience.
The Art of Slow Traveling – the truth about life on the road
As the world becomes more friendly to telecommuters, the dream of slow traveling in the US becomes increasingly accessible. But what is it really like to live out of a suitcase? What happens when you don’t have a home anymore?
Traveling Alone for the First Time: Avoid these easy mistakes
Traveling alone for the first time can be a daunting experience. You may be worried about what to expect and how to handle different situations. Don’t worry, though! We are here to help you avoid some of the most common mistakes made by first-time solo travelers. Read on for our tips and advice, and you’ll be ready to take on the world by yourself!
The surprising benefit of traveling alone – why being selfish, sad and lonely is a good thing
As a major advocate for solo travel, I’m often asked what’s the number one benefit of traveling alone. You would think that after nearly 18 months on the road, I would finally have it figured out. By now I should have a broiler plate answer, a quippy retort that can fit on a bumper sticker. However, when put on the spot, there is no easy way to have this conversation. The question is complicated and the answer is unexpected.