Solo Travelling and 5 Atrocious Myths About It

By: Ehis Travels


Solo travelling is a staple of many people’s bucket lists, so it can be tempting to think that it’s something only the rich and famous do.

In reality, however, solo travellers are everywhere! We’ve all met them: they’re the ones who ask questions at airports or hostels, they’re the ones who smile when you say hello because they know what you’re thinking and most importantly, they’ll never judge you if you don’t have companionship with them on their travels.

Now let’s delve into the atrocious myths!!!

Solo Travellers Don’t Make Friends

Solo Travellers, Mountain Climbing. Source:Pixabay


This is one of the biggest myths about solo travel.

The truth is that you can make friends with locals, and it’s important to do so.

You’ll have a much better experience if you’re open to meeting new people, and don’t be afraid to ask for help when needed!

If you’re looking for some tips on how best to approach this situation, here are some suggestions:

  • Be friendly! Everyone has their own story, and they’re all interested in hearing yours. It doesn’t matter where they live or what country they’re from; everyone wants someone who will listen attentively and share his or her experiences with others in an honest way. Be genuine when talking with strangers; remember that everyone has something unique about them!


  • Make friends with locals first before travelling abroad alone (or even temporarily): It’s much easier thanks to social media platforms like Facebook which allow us to communicate directly without having any restrictions between countries as long as both parties agree upon using such technology together during those times when travelling alone abroad may be necessary because certain situations require immediate attention from someone close at hand.


Solo Travellers Can’t Plan Alone

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Solo Traveller planning trip on notebook and smartphone. Source: Istock

  • You can plan alone.
  • Likewise, you can use online tools to plan your trip.
  • You can use a Travel agency Such as Ehis Travels.

You may be thinking, “But how will I know what to do and where to go?”

The answer is simple: you won’t need anyone else’s help! There are plenty of resources available online that will help you figure out what kinds of experiences are best for you and how much money it’ll take for them (if any). And if all else fails, there’s always Google Maps or one of its many clones, or even better yet: Airbnb!

Solo Travelling Is Only For The Rich And Famous

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Solo traveller Source:Pixabay

You don’t need to be rich to travel alone. In fact, many more people than you think are travelling alone. Solo travellers are young and old, male and female, short and tall, they come in all shapes and sizes.

The key is not being afraid of doing something different, breaking out of your comfort zone can be an incredible experience that will leave you feeling refreshed as well as enriched.

It’s Too Dangerous For Female Travellers

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Female Travellers. Source:Pixabay

The idea that it’s too dangerous for women to travel alone is a myth that persists in many parts of the world. It’s true that there are more dangers for women than men, but this doesn’t mean that all female travellers need to be accompanied by a boyfriend or husband.



Solo Travellers Get Lonely… A LOT!

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Solo Travellers at a Beach. Source: Pixabay

You will, at first, be afraid of being alone. You’re not used to it, and you have no idea what kind of people live out there in the world. Don’t worry! Solo Travelling is just like any other adventure, you’re going to meet new people and make friends along the way.

It may take some getting used to, but after a few weeks or months, most people find themselves enjoying their travels more because they have someone else with them who understands how hard things can sometimes get (and how wonderful it feels when they do).

Don’t be afraid to travel alone—you’ll only regret it if you don’t.

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Northern Aurora Lights.

The most important thing to remember is that you will only regret it if you don’t.

  • If anything, solo travelling can be a space for growth and self-discovery.
  • Travelling alone is a great way to explore new places and meet people from all over the world who have similar interests as yourself.
  • You’ll learn so much about yourself during this time and hopefully come away with some confidence!



The truth is that solo travel can be a great experience, even if you fall into the stereotype of being a “lonely passenger”. By following these guides and putting forth some effort on your part, you just might get lucky and meet someone new who will help make your trip better than you ever could have imagined!





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