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By Pilar

Five Tips for Traveling Alone

Traveling by yourself can be one of the best experiences you’ll ever have; it will allow you to have time for yourself and get to know yourself better. It has a lot of perks, such as not having to follow someone else’s schedule, being able to see precisely the places you want, and not have to worry about basically anything for a while. Traveling alone is something that everyone should do at least once in a lifetime. These are a few recommendations based on things I learned as a solo traveler that I believe will help.

1. Find suitable accommodations on a budget.

It’s very important to make sure that the place where you’re going to sleep is safe. If you don’t want to spend on a five-star hotel, there are plenty of very safe hostels. If you are a woman, there are women-only hostels, which might be safer and more comfortable. There are even hostels that offer you a room to yourself at a lower rate than a hotel. Discover a wide selection of hostels around the world at .

However, if you don’t find any hostel that appeals to you, consider renting an Airbnb, or search for a hotel room at a reasonable price.

Whatever you select, always trust your gut. If you arrive at a place and it just doesn’t feel right, follow your instincts and leave.