I love traveling to new places – to amble through the streets without a travel guide or itinerary. I don’t like planning what I’m doing, which can make irritate my fellow wanderers. Is it any wonder that I’m drawn to the idea of independent travel? I long for a single’s vacation that lets me experience the world at my own pace, without worry or hassle. These famous travel bloggers share their experiences of traveling alone.
Image via: Runaway JunoOriginally a career-driven individual, Juno Kim started her travel blog as a way to share her many backpacking experiences. As a full time traveler, Juno often argues for the right to enjoy her solo travel experiences.
Image via: A Dangerous BusinessTo quote Amanda Williams, travel is “unpredictable and beautiful and sometimes downright confusing.” Despite it all, the ability to wander and discover new things about yourself and your world is life changing. Amanda recently wrote a blog post defending the joy that comes from a solo vacation.
Image via: A Wandering EarlThere is a fear that comes from striking out on your own as a single traveler. Derek Earl remembered his first time traveling alone in 1999 and shared it in this recent blog post. He instantly fell in love with the solo adventure and has blogged about his travel experiences since.
Image via: The Happy PassportRebekah Voss started her blog to show how easy and affordable solo female travel can be. Not only is her blog an amazing resource of travel hacks, but she also lists out sixteen compelling reasons why everyone should go on a solo holiday at least once!
Image via: Solo TravelerThis collaborative blog is an amazing source for the best travel alone tips. Janice Waugh originally started this blog due to her love of travel and has since added on other travel bloggers. She constantly writes articles sharing the benefits of taking solo vacations.
Image via: Adventurous KateFor over 4 years, Kate McCulley has traveled to more than sixty countries and shared her adventures. From being shipwrecked to filming in Germany, she’s become an expert on adventure travel. Kate shared the five benefits of traveling alone on her popular travel blog.
Image via: Solitary WandererAlthough she’s recently married, Aleah Taboclaon still confesses her love of independent travel on her blog. She recently shared her best alone tips when it comes to staying in a hostel.
Image via: Grrrl TravelerOriginally a TV producer and actress, Christine Ka’aloa left her New York job for a solo backpacking trip. She knows that solo travel may not be the first decision a traveler makes, but believes that it is a beneficial experience. Christine makes the point that traveling alone improves your social skills, as you’re more likely to talk to strangers and make friends.
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This article was written by Gabriela Barcenas.