Do you love to travel but you're not sure if you're ready to travel alone? For some, the idea of heading off to a new and unknown place on their own might seem daunting. But for others, it's the chance to forge their own path and discover new sites on their own terms that makes solo travel exciting. Below you'll find some amazing stories from travelers who have set off on great adventures all by themselves. Granted, some of what makes these stories very readable is exactly what makes solo travel somewhat intimidating. But perhaps it's these writers' ability to overcome amazing challenges that will inspire you to consider your own solo adventure.
Before you set off, it's important to do your research so that you have the most fulfilling (and safe!) journey you possibly can. If you're a woman thinking of traveling alone, there are some special considerations to make your trip go smoothly. Check out this great blog for female travelers, from a woman who knows a thing or two about traveling solo (she has more than 50 years of experience!).