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‘What-if’ situations bugging a First Time Solo Traveler

‘What-if’ situations bugging a First Time Solo Traveler

Though travelling with a group of friends is super fun, solo travelling gives you a whole new perspective about your own life. Safety concerns do hold us back from having the fun of setting out on our own adventure, meeting new people and discovering a new connection with our own self. Your first Solo Trip is always a big hurdle, clouded with concern over security and loneliness. Only when you get over that hurdle, will you realize the personal benefits of Solo Travel and soon it becomes your preferred mode of travel.

As I am gearing up for my next Solo Trip in a matter of days, I decided to revisit those petrifying scenarios that clouded my mind when I was planning the trip. If you are an introvert and socially awkward like me then I am pretty sure you might relate to the below thoughts whenever you had to travel alone. There are always those bizarre ‘What-if’ situations bugging a First Time Solo Traveler.

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Ways to Make Money while Traveling

Ways to Make Money while Traveling

I had written a post on How to Save up for your travel fund some time back. Following those tips can help you to start off as a traveler but what if you run out of money while you are on the road? Or if you make an impulsive decision to go on hike which was not part of your schedule and you see that you don’t have enough money to go through with it? You can always find yourself in such cash crunch situations while you are traveling.

However there are many ways to make money while traveling. The below mentioned methods are tried and tested successfully by many travelers around the world. If you are new to traveling then you may want to keep the below tips in mind.

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Perfect Travel Destinations for Introverts

Perfect Travel Destinations for Introverts

“If you would rather people-watch than chat with the locals, that is perfectly fine. Travel the way YOU like to travel.”
-Susan Cain

Introverts have their own way of traveling. And they are always in search of non-touristy, quiet places which are not frequently thronged by tourists. Being an introvert myself, I have decided that wherever I go, I will make it a habit to explore atleast one city or village which is not on the tourist trail. I did that in Goa on my first Solo Trip and I will repeat that at my next destination.

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Google Images for your Blog??? Read this first.

Google Images for your Blog??? Read this first.

An Image speaks a thousand words but what if those words belong to someone else.

We come across many stunning landscape images on Google. If it is wallpaper worthy, we go on and download them. Then use it in our latest blog post so that it will keep our readers hanging to the post. All we need is that eye catching element to enhance our story. We can write a post about ‘How Travel can Change You‘ and then put a stunning image of a landscape in that post, the image which you just downloaded from the internet. But we forget that some photographer spent all his time and money to get that perfect shot in some remote location on this globe AND THEY HAVE EVERY RIGHT TO SUE US FOR IMAGE COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT.

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Things to keep in mind before booking a Hostel

Things to keep in mind before booking a Hostel

If you are solo backpacker or a budget traveler, then there is no better place than staying in a hostel. A place where you can chill out with other like-minded travelers, exchange stories and make new friends. With so many options out there from sites like HostelWorld and HostelBookers , it is very easy to book a hostel these days. But there are a few things that you need to keep in mind before booking a hostel.

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