Have you ever travelled alone? Do you like the idea of travelling alone?
Well, travelling alone has countless benefits. There is nobody you have to follow, have conflicts or spoil your time with. You are the boss and you are free to do anything and explore everything around.
So here are some tips how you can stay cheerful when travelling solo.
Adapt Yourself to the Destination
It can be difficult to adjust in the new city or place you are going to travel. But keep in mind that when you are travelling ,you should explore new culture and customs. This will make you more exciting. Try to find out the customs of the place, talk to people around and adapt to your destination.
travel Alone But Not Lonely
Travel alone does not mean you are all alone and you die out of boredom. Talk to people around. Find companion to roam around. This will be more exciting because you will get to know new people. Try to be friendly with the people as well the animals or birds of that particular place. Learn few local words.
KEEP SECURITY and luggage SIMPLE
Do not carry heavy luggage. Keep it less and simple. Do not tie chains or keys to your luggage. This can lead to conception of carrying very luxurious items even if you are not carrying. Carry a map and fully charged mobile with you for emergencies.
AVOID GETTING TOTALLY LOST
Keep some battery back up to your phone or carry a power bank , So that you cannot become helpless in case of not knowing the routes. Also you can get offline maps in your phone or some handouts.
EAT ALONE AND ENJOY It
Eat regional food. Try new food culture and eat slowly to enjoy the food as well as the surrounding. Do observe people and the surroundings and enjoy the moment fully.
SHOP FOR MEMORIES
Ask people about the famous things of the place. Shop and create memories. Click some of the famous monuments of that place or anything you like very much.
TAKE A LONG WALK
Plug in the music, go to a park or sea side have a long walk along the way. Feel the calmness, peace or chaos of your surroundings.
Visit all the tourist places of that place. Roam around, explore the things around you. You can learn the local language. You can attend parties, see night life of that place. Take some road trips. Get a travel guide or a local transit to know the language and roam around the places.
DO CHALLENGING THINGS
Have you always wanted to sky dive? Learn Chinese? Take a tango class with the pros? Dance on the stage? Dance with the girls? Ride a horse? Its really the time when you can try doing all the challenging things you once wanted to do. Travelling alone has various benefits , nobody can stop you from doing anything. You are your own boss. So try things you always wanted to do.
Travelling can lead to exertion, body ache,etc. You should get yourself treated with some spa, body massage, meditation. Do what so ever you like. Treat yourself with every luxurious thing you can.
CONNECT WITH FRIENDS AND FAMILY
Again, travelling is all about getting to know another way of life. Talking or writing to people you know and trust, however, can work miracles when you are down. Open up, and tell your loved ones that you miss them. Share with them the pictures you have clicked and tell them the places you are roaming.