It’s not so much about the good days of traveling that everyone talks about that helps you grow as a person.
While traveling is an excellent conduit to self-discovery because the chances of being pushed outside of your comfort zone are greater, you don’t have to go to another continent to do this.
One of the most beautiful things about observing how things are done in different cultures is that you gain an idea of what initiatives will and will not work in those environments.
Venice, Italy. Wine, siestas, pasta, canals, lagoons, romance, shall I go on? Italians seem to know what’s up. I feel like they’d put red wine in their cereal and I’m not above that.
Now-a-days being a solo traveler is trendy and cool and people want to prove they are independent
Veteran travelers are a different breed and they know it.
I’m not going to bore you with the specific details of how I got to the moment where my body gave out on the 14th street subway platform, because this is the story of where it’s been since then.
The hotel staff are nicer and more generous towards you when you travel alone, too, and that may or may not be because you’re more polite to staff when you’re a solo traveler.
We have a generation of young people that is so stressed and anxious about choosing the “right” career that they either chose a career path out of sheer pressure or worse – they choose nothing and stay in the same place.
When it feels scary to jump, that’s exactly when you jump.