Some people feel that energy of being alone on the trip as a gift, while others need to experience that before they fall in love with solo travel. Here are the best tips to make solo travel the best trip ever in your life.
Develop a mental picture of the trip which you want. ( visualization process )
Take time to research and read articles about the destination
Immense in other people’s cultures. Learn and Unlearn
Learn to chat with strangers. No one is an introvert in a foreign land
Be flexible but don’t spend beyond your budget
Enjoy every moment of the day
Try different options and activities. Visit historical sites or museums to grab the history of the city or country
Live local and eat local. Try new cuisines while on new destinations. Can expand your palate and love for new foods. Even add creativity to your food preparation back home
Enjoy local events like Sauti Za Basara in Zanzibar. Travel exhibition or Saba saba in Tanzania
Ask for help if you’re unsure of the route and services or location.
Make new friends. Travel is for people for the people
Shop with locals. Visit local groceries stores, souvenir shops or even local markets if you have time.
Know the landmarks and city directions. Not every place has developed google maps locations. So you should learn to navigate manually
Learn a few words in a foreign language like saying Hello, thank you etc. For instance Jambo , Asante , in Swahili language or Bonjour , Gracious , Como esta ? in Spanissh and French.
Plan for dinner and enjoy the best dishes across town