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Single Supplement : The Arch Nemesis of Solo Travelers

Single Supplement : The Arch Nemesis of Solo Travelers

I recently booked a dorm bed for my next solo trip. I noticed that the hostel is providing the pick up facility from the airport.  As my flight would be arriving at midnight, I inquired and they asked me to send me the passenger and flight details. When they came to know that I was arriving solo they put a surcharge of 10$ for the normal fare. Well they have no valid explanation for the surcharge. Just said that they…

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What sets apart Travelers from Tourists ?

What sets apart Travelers from Tourists ?

Tourist and Traveler. Both these words have the same meaning but practically they differ in many ways. To be frank all tourists are travelers from a literary point of view but not all travelers are tourists. There are many major differences between a tourist and a traveler.

A Horrible start for Day 1 in Thailand

A Horrible start for Day 1 in Thailand

My first overseas solo trip was not a smooth ride at all. It started with bumps all the way from Bangalore Airport. To start with, I booked my tickets for Krabi one month after I booked my round trip to Bangkok. So my flight schedule looked something like Banglore -> Bangkok -> Krabi -> Bangkok -> Bangalore

Solo Trip to Thailand – The Prologue

Solo Trip to Thailand – The Prologue

My second Solo Trip. My first overseas Solo Trip. Being a travel blogger, a solo trip to Thailand was always on the cards. It was bound to happen someday or the other. Thailand is a haven for solo backpackers and this is a place where everyone starts or ends their backpacking trip through South East Asia. Well I got only 1 week off from work, so I knew that exploring SE Asia was not gonna happen this time. So my…

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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…

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