Travelling with friends is always fun, especially while singing songs at the top of the voices. Exploring the places together and capturing the awkward moments is what makes the trip a memorable one. But what if we told you that you also have the option to travel alone, like a solo trip? If you’ve never considered this option, don’t worry.
Mentioned below are some of the reasons why you MUST travel solo and should experience at least once in a lifetime.
Interact more with the locals
When you plan to travel solo, you get more time to focus on travelling and if you don’t understand anything, you get the chance to interact with the locals. While conversing with them, you get to learn about their culture and various other things related to them. Many times such localities have a very interesting family history which teaches you something important about life and stays with you throughout.
Gives a boost to the confidence
You might be scared and a little hesitant at first, but once you get comfortable with solo travelling, there is no going back to the previous life. At first, it takes some time to figure out where you are and what you’ll do, but when you take care of yourself during such times it really gives a boost to your confidence. You also become more resourceful.
Your plans can vary according to your convenience
While travelling in a group, the places are explored as a group and if you think of changing the plan, it might lead to arguments and conflicts. But on solo trips, you can change plans accordingly and move on. It is completely up to you, when-where-what to eat, where to stay and other decisions. And this feeling of liberation and freedom makes travelling much fun.
You learn many things about you
When you travel alone, you step in a world of your own, and which eventually makes you learn so much about yourself. You get to know more of your weaknesses, strengths, and you start taking actions on your own. Obviously, travelling with friends is super fun, but when you start travelling alone you might find yourself, by helping you discover more about yourself.
While travelling along, you have the freedom to make decisions and plan things in a way which suits you the best. You can things according to your budget, and you won’t have to depend on anyone’s likes and dislikes. The trip will only be about you and your choices.
You live the moment
And lastly, you start living in the moment and enjoy being at one place at a time. You can just sit back and enjoy the scenic beauty, and experience the serenity.
As Naina Talwar says to Bunny in Ye Jawani Hai Deewani, “Jitna bhi try krlo, zindagi me kuch na kuch to chhootega hi. Toh jaha hai, waheen ka maza lete hai!”