Each journey is always a challenge, with ups and downs, but the happiness that comes from solo travel lasts a lifetime. The world may be a dangerous place, but there's nothing more dangerous than standing still. Traveling solo will make you a better person and the experience will last a lifetime.
Solo travelling definitely makes you independent; you learn to survive without anybody's help and assistance. It gives you the freedom to do what you want to, when you want to. You don't have to depend on anyone for your travel plans; you can create your dream travel itineraries, pack your bags and just head off on an epic adventure!
Remember you mum's advice on not trusting strangers? Although one needs to be cautious while travelling solo, a journey on your own also teaches you to trust strangers along the way. It's not a bad thing after all.
When you travel solo, you tend to chat more with the locals. You get to understand their cultures and traditions. You get to interact with friends and families and get a better understanding of different cultural backgrounds.
Right from bargaining with vendors while shopping to knowing the best websites where you can book your accommodations at the lowest rates possible to packing light. It makes you street smart.
When you travel solo, your ego and attitudes take a back seat as you go on a learning journey. It makes you humble and calm. You discover a lot about yourself."Travel brings power and love back into your life" quoted by the famous poet-Rumi. We couldn't agree more with him.