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Tips for Solo Travel

Here are some great resources for you to learn more about Solo Travel, and make the best of your Journey no matter where you are.
There are a lot of pros and cons to solo travel, but if you've found this article you are more than likely set on it.
We've got a list of some ideas in all areas of travel to help you have a better travel experience, every time.

Get a Power Bank!

When you're traveling solo, you never want to get caught unprepared, especially if you're a digital nomad. If you're planning on using your mobile phone and laptop regularly while traveling, a power bank is a must-have for all travelers.

Book with AirBnB

Unforgettable trips start with Airbnb. Find adventures nearby or in faraway places and access unique homes, experiences, and places around the world.

Avoid Tourist Scams

Are we being scammed or is it all legit?

Do your research on the place you're traveling before you visit. Tourist scams are popular all across the world, and more than likely if you're visually identifiable as a tourist (especially a solo one) you may be a target.

We're not saying be scared - just be smart have your wits about you.

Check out the SoloTraveller App to meet like-minded people in new places

While traveling solo can be incredible, it's always fun to have the option of a drink or an excursion with a friendly traveler. Apps like SoloTraveller can help you meet these people in safe way, and have some amazing experiences.

Get an anti-theft Backpack

Bobby Anti-Theft backpack features cut-proof design, hidden zipper and secret pockets.

This is a great way to keep your belongings safe if you don't have extra eyes watching your back.

Go on a Group Tour

Expat Explore offers guided trips including solo, family, culinary, river cruising and group tours that are fun and affordable.

This way, you can go embark on a tour solo, and meet some people along the way - retaining your autonomy, but without any feelings of being alone.

Ten Tips for Traveling Alone

It's always a good idea to read up on some other people's experiences, and any tips or advice they might have as a result.
There are plenty of resources available online, but we've linked this great Forbes article that has 10 tips to get you started.