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Should you consider a solo travel trip?

We all have different goals in mind.

Those goals may be easier to achieve with a group, or they may be better done alone.
For some people solo travel is a great way to push themselves mentally and emotionally.

For other people, traveling by themselves is a recipe for disaster.
Ultimately your trip should be about having positive experiences.
There may be challenges sure, but those challenges should build your experience, not tear it down.

If you’re on the fence about going solo or sticking with a group, I have a little quiz here to help you out.

These 27 questions will help you gain insight on whether you are up for the challenge of solo travel.

And it is challenging.
Even for the toughest of people solo travel can arduous.
But it can also be rewarding beyond measure.

Think you might have what it takes?

Let’s find out…

  • Are you trying to travel as cheap as possible?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Are You An Introvert?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Do you prefer to go with the flow?

    • Yes
    • I like to have a plan to follow
  • Could you fit all your gear in one bag?

    • Yes
    • No
  • How are you at digging yourself out of sticky situations?

    • I can handle myself
    • I’m happy to have others lend a hand
  • Are you accident prone?

    • ugh. yes…
    • Nope
  • Are you looking for a spiritual experience?

    • I want to be transformed
    • I just want to have fun
  • Are you currently in a relationship?

    • Yes
    • No
  • How much drinking/ Partying do you plan to do?

    • A little
    • I plan to cut loose
    • None
  • How close are you with your friends?

    • We go together like PB&J
    • Kind of close
    • Not very close
  • What happens when things don’t go your way?

    • I find a way to make the most of it
    • I get into a funk. It eats me up.
  • Are you a lot wealthier or Poorer than your friends?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Do you get bored easily?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Would you consider yourself self motivated?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Do you consider yourself a photographer?

    • Not really
    • I plan on taking lots of photos
    • I consider myself a content creator
  • Do you plan on working remotely while traveling?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Are you willing to explore semi dangerous locations?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Are you a team player?

    • Yes
    • No
  • If someone you traveled with got hurt, you would…

    • do whatever I could to help them
    • get them a taxi to the hospital
  • Are you good at saying no?

    • Yes
    • No
  • How long do you plan to travel for?

    • Several Months
    • Several Weeks
    • A few days
  • When things get tough have you over broken down?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Do you have any physical / mental disabilities?

    • Yes
    • No
  • What’s more important for your next trip?

    • Seeing Sites
    • Meeting people
    • Going on adventures
  • Are you planning to learn a new language on your trip?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Does getting lost excite you?

    • Yes
    • No
  • How are your gut instincts?

    • Pretty reliable
    • I don’t trust them

Globetrotter

Written by James Finn

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