When going alone is double the fun

Carrie Osgood

Are you filled with wanderlust but sticking close to home because you lack a like-minded companion? Solo travel is an extraordinary, accessible opportunity that can involve big or small adventures, as easy or as difficult as you choose.

There is no doubt you shore can have fun on your own for example, you can stay at the beach for as long as you want to.

You can do what you want, when you want, how you want, where you want. You pick your own pace, budget and itinerary, and can change your mind on a whim, never having to negotiate. The experience can be liberating and thrilling, igniting a rewarding sense of accomplishment, and the detachment from your “real” life is often therapeutic.

When entering a new place on your own, you may notice more than you do when you travel with others. I strike up conversations more easily when I’m solo, something I’ve done in dozens of countries across six continents. But not all destinations are right for solo travellers. Here are some tips.