Finally booked your first trip alone and you’ve never been so many emotions all at once? Don’t worry, its normal.

Travelling alone is exciting, and terrifying all at the same time. Some people couldn’t imagine travelling solo, EVER, but if you have booked your ticket, you’ve already taken the courageous step out of your comfort zone.

Seeing the world on your own terms is the best way to travel. You can go at your own speed and see everything that YOU want to see. Feeling guilty for sleeping in one morning, or being dragged to a attraction that is just not in your books, simply does not exist when your travelling alone. Of course travelling with friends is fun, but sometimes it also makes it hard to break from your circle and meet new people.

One of the best ways to travel alone but ensure you meet new people is through hostels. Going online and picking what hostel best suits your needs is easy and affordable. Hostels make interacting, and making amazing new memories a breeze. Not to mention all the insights of the city they provide for you.

Your family is only a quick message away. Stay in contact all the time so that you don’t feel so far away and someone knows where you are all the time. Technology makes it easy to feel like you family and friends are right beside you even when there hundreds of miles away. That always helps when your feeling a little homesick.

Is it safe? Well, every city, no matter where you are has its dangers. Taking precautions is always a must. Check online and see what are some of the do’s and don’ts in the places you go to prior to arriving. The main thing to remember is that you are only in control of yourself and can’t change what happens around you, so be smart when your out at night, and walking around alone.

This big beautiful world has so much to offer, so don’t stay home and wonder, go out and wander!