Europe can be considered one of the most expensive continents anyone could ever go to. It is also where most of the top countries in the world can be found namely France, Italy, United Kingdom, Turkey, Spain and much more. Europe is a continent that is really ideal for families and couples and only a few are going there for a solo trip because the misconception is that if you travel there solo, you will spend more money because you don’t have someone to share with your expenses unlike travelling as a couple or with your family.
There are different factors to enjoy your solo trip in Europe despite being alone. See the list below:
Travelling alone is not bad at all. In fact, it’s a trend now all over the world. While it may be rare for some to travel alone in Europe as most people would really go to Asia as the fares are likely cheaper, it is still advisable that you try going to Europe alone. The great thing about having a solo trip in Europe is that fact that you will learn how to be independent. You will learn to wash your own clothes and you will learn to do things on your own. Try going to Paris to see the beautiful Eiffel Tower and visit other hidden gems. It’s okay to get lost sometimes.
- Own Phase and Space
Europe is really a great place to visit because a lot of people are saying that it’s convenient there and there are signs and symbols and you wouldn’t find it hard to find your path to your next destination. Also, going there solo means that you will be able to travel at your own phase and you will also have your personal space. The Sagrada Church in Spain is one of the most beautiful places in the world and if you are worrying too much about being alone, just go there and pray to God that he guides you throughout your journey.
There is nothing like discovering yourself. Travelling is not just about being with family and friends enjoying a boat ride to Lake Como or whatnot, travelling is also about discovering what you can do, the things you probably never knew before. It’s really a great thing to travel solo in Europe and you should definitely consider that. Tip: Try going to a retreat house to meditate and reflect on life. Again, travelling isn’t just about seeing, it’s about feeling.
When you get to discover more about yourself, you will also grow as a person. Self-growth is great because by then you will be stronger as a person and as a traveller. Europe is filled with different personalities and engaging yourself with them is also a way to grow as a person. Knowing the cultures and tradition of Europe is also great because you will know that each and every one of us is different yet we can still unite as one. Tip: Visit United Kingdom. It’s filled with great history and you can also visit The Buckingham Palace. Who knows? You might be able to meet the royal family.
- Meet New People
Meeting new people is probably one of the best things about travelling especially in Europe. It’s great to not only be independent and to not only discover yourself and grow but also to meet new people along the way. Making friends is great because you will be able to know more about their country and it’s also great to be with people sometimes.
Europe is definitely one of the best places in the world and it’s great to witness the beauty of it. If you happen to travel there solo, don’t fret. Just believe what you’ve read and things will go smoothly and you’re good to go.
Mark Aldrin Hipolito is a writer for Kims, one of Australia’s perfect beach retreat places that offer a cluster of deluxe timber bungalows and spa villas on the beach. Mark also gives out guides and tips for people regarding on how the can enjoy their vacation and trips around the world.