Why You Should Travel Alone Essay

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From Luxury to Lucked Out (and everything in between)

As a consumer you have choices, choices and more choices. You now know the types of accommodation that are available in most parts of the world, but it’s time to ask yourself the question: should you blow half of your budget on an upscale hotel, or go as cheap as you dare?

There are obvious advantages to luxury – first-class service, spacious and well-appointed rooms, swimming pools, air-conditioning, room service, the best food and drink, a concierge service… but frankly, if you could afford all that, all of the time, you wouldn’t need a travel book for the Young Broke Professional!

The reality is that while most of us can feel very at home in luxurious surroundings, our budgets won’t always allow for us to enjoy the cream of five-star accommodations.

On the other hand, if you go right to the
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You will meet amazing people.
While traveling with friends or a significant other can be a lot of fun, traveling solo for a certain amount of time can prove to be one of the most rewarding things you’ll ever do because of the great people you’ll meet.
When we travel with friends or a partner, we tend to stick to that little group of familiar faces and even though you’ll meet new people, the dynamics and interactions won’t be as deep and fulfilling. While you’re on your own on the road, you’re much more eager to meet travel buddies, team up with other travelers and generally reach out more in order to socialize.

2. The overwhelming sense of absolute freedom.
When you travel on your own and you start meeting people and making awesome friends, you’ll probably team up with travel buddies and end up expanding your travel plans. You’ll probably change your plans once you hear about that amazing waterfall, that incredible desert beach, the opportunity to bungee jump from a high bridge, or taste a special delicacy you’ll only find off the beaten

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