We all have our own preferred ways of travelling. In the end of the day, we all to be well drunk on wanderlust. If you have been thinking about travelling alone, you should know that it is more or less a meditation; a meditation that every person needs. How can you make it a great memory?
Here are 7 lone-traveler tips
- Try sharing accommodation
Accommodation prices vary from country to country, region to region an even from season to season. It doesn’t matter how expensive or cheap they are, try sharing accommodation with a fellow traveler. You will be able to save money and make a great friend simultaneously.
- Pay attention to hotels with free Wi-Fi
You cannot compare with typical mobile data or roaming facilities with high-speed Wi-Fi facilities that a hotel can provide. In fact, it is better if you could look into the hotels that can provide affordable Wi-Fi facilities so that you can save a lot there too.
- Relax whenever you need
One of the disadvantages of travelling with a group of people that, you wouldn’t be able to relax even if you wanted to, since you will be slowing the herd down if you did. However, that’s not an issue when you’re traveling. Drink that cold beer slower, eat that chicken pizza slower and relax whenever you need.
- Photograph and videograph as much as you can
Ed Sheeran has taught us that we keep our love in photographs. In fact, videos should be included in there too. You need to make sure that your love for wanderlust is well captured and preserved; not for anyone else but for you to recall all the great things that you have witnessed.
- Know when to visit
Each country of the world has something unique that they’re proud about. This is quite prominent in terms of festivals. On the top of that, skipping seasons could help you get things for cheaper rates although you miss the fun. But beaches, mountains and tasty food stay consistent after all.
- Have a list of your emergency contact info with you
If you suddenly happened come across an emergency, your rescuer should be able to reach out to your family or friends. It would be difficult if there were no way to reach out. This is why you need to keep your contact info in a place where you can reach easily in your backpack all the time.
- Always keep the GPS on
If you have watched the movie 127 hours, you would understand the severity of it. GPS data is extremely useful when you are lost or stuck in some place. That way, you will never be alone no matter how serious the circumstances were.