Why Filipino Should Start Solo Travel
“A person does not grow from the ground like a vine or a tree, one is not part of a plot of land. Mankind has legs so it can wander.” Roman Payne.
Many Filipinos are fond of traveling to different places in the country and to other places abroad. Some used to travel in groups and others go alone. They say that “the more, the merrier”, however, traveling alone have so many perks too. You get to learn a lot of lessons in life and discover the other side of you.
Here are the reasons why you need to start Solo Travel.
1. Traveler Version 2.0
Traveling alone improves you in every aspect of your life. You became more aware of individuals and spots around you. Since you are a stranger to a place, it naturally changes the way you connect with others, and these progressions are certain with regards to travel. You get to learn to appreciate your surroundings without being careful what others will say if you are traveling with your group.
2. Easy Planning
Planning is the critical part of every travel. Sometimes, you tend to cancel the trip when one in your group or partner canceled. This is very frustrating because you became very excited and end up staying at home for a vacation.
When you travel and plan alone, it can be very easy. The only thing that matters is meeting your own schedule. Moreover, you can plan even on the very last sec.
3. Meet Amazing People
Being on a group travel, have a lot of boundaries. You became limited by interacting with your friends only. Unlike when you travel alone, you have a chance to meet different people and be friends with them if you want to. As an example, on your hike-and-camp mountain adventure, there you might meet other travelers that you might share your perspectives with them. The bonus is that to meet indigenous communities and get to learn their culture.
4. More time with Yourself
Sometimes you have to admit that your best travel buddy is yourself. This is the best time for you to reflect the whereabouts of your life. How far have you go in your life? Did you accomplish your goals?
Aside from that, you get to learn yourself more and discover your strengths and weaknesses. Also, this is the greatest time to allow you to enjoy and be happy.
5. Guaranteed Satisfaction
The common dilemma while traveling with other person is that you two may not have a mutual goal or interest and ends up being disappointed when one of your goals was not achieved. Not like when you travel by yourself, the level of satisfaction is dependent on your own happiness. You became the one and only responsible for decision-making unlike with someone else that argument is likely to arise. Since you travel alone, no disappointment is expected to occur making your trip more peaceful and less stress.
Truly, traveling alone can never be that bad. Maybe you’ll think that you are not yet ready for this, but when is the time you will be? Step up and start planning on your next solo travel to find out the answer to your questions about yourself.