From the solo holidays, solo dining experiences and solo activities I have enjoyed, I have also learnt a number of things that would have made things a little easier, less stressful, more enjoyable or safer. Read on for my top solo travel tips…
My solo experiences have led me to make new friends, laugh a lot, reflect on life and grow in confidence, independence and self esteem. I have been reduced to tears by people’s kindness, got out of my comfort zone, scared myself, surprised myself at times but each experience has taught me a lesson or enhanced my life. I wouldn’t change a thing.
These are the links to detailed blog posts offering top solo travel tips to help you when you go on holiday alone, dine solo or take part in a solo activity.
This post comprises 8 top tips on planning your solo holiday. It includes information on how to consider and research your destination and contains a link giving latest updates on travel, immunisation and visas.
This post offers practical tips on simple ways to make your solo holiday just that bit easier. It includes purchases you could make beforehand as well as information on pre-booking your seat, parking and getting to the airport on time. After experiencing a few hiccups of my own, these tips have helped me become a less anxious, more confident solo traveller.
A blog post recommending ways to stay safe on your solo holiday. Tips include ways to stay safe when arranging tours, what to wear, how to handle social media while you are away and phone apps.
After speaking to lots of friends who have been on a solo holiday or yet to go on one, I asked what their concerns were. This post lists concerns they had such as dining alone, pre-trip anxiety, feeling lonely and safety. It also considers ways to solve them.
My first solo dining experience could have been a lot better! I have learnt from this and now I dine solo a lot. I have created a list of tips which really helps me have a more enjoyable dining experience.
Travelling anywhere that doesn’t speak your mother-tongue can be daunting especially if you are travelling alone. I have listed a few ways to learn the basics of a new language in a fun way. Furthermore, there are suggestions on what to do if you don’t have time to learn the basics before you travel.
Although I never feel completely lonely when I travel solo, I think it is fair to say I have experienced lonely moments. This post shares a few solo travel tips to reduce the chance of lonely moments arising. It also offers tips on how to deal with lonely moments if they happen during your solo holiday.
Invest in a copy of this fabulous, easy to read guide to solo travel. It offers top tips and practical advice on travelling alone.
I hope these solo travel tips have helped!
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Destinations I have visited by myself