Tag Archives: Generalized Anxiety

Staying in Hostels as an Introvert. Can It Be Done?

staying in hostels as an introvert

Is staying in hostels as an introvert possible? Ohhhh, yeah, this is a loaded question, for sure. I especially see this same question popping up over and over again on popular travel forums – such as facebook groups and subreddits. It’s topic I’ve been wanting to address on this blog for awhile. It’s important for […]

16 (Highly Useful) Tips on Flying Alone

flying alone tips

Do you need advice on flying alone? Then you’ve arrived at the right post. As a fearful flyer, I’m also a big planner when it’s time to pack my bags and go to the airport. Travel days are intimidating for me – without a doubt. Sometimes I’ll feel anticipatory anxiety as much as a week […]

Afraid to Travel Alone? 8 Tips to Destroy Your Fears

don't be afraid to travel alone

Seriously, (wo)man, don’t be afraid to travel alone. Solo travel is one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself. The lack of a travel partner should never prevent you from savoring rich new experiences and memories. Don’t believe me? Then make sure you check out all the benefits of traveling alone! These benefits are not only […]

30 Rookie Travel Mistakes in Europe (And What to Do Instead)

travel mistakes in europe

Argh, making travel mistakes in Europe is no fun, but fortunately, you’re able to prevent them from happening at all! As a solo traveler, I’ve made frequent mistakes in Europe. Embarrassing? Sure, maybe a little and my missteps create hilarious stories to tell over dinner. But now, thanks to my own ridiculousness and lessons learned, I […]

Confession: I Have A Fear of Eating Alone in Public

fear of eating alone in public

Time for a confession, ya’ll. I have a tremendously big fear of eating alone in public. Yup, it’s true. I know it’s irrational. I know it’s silly. I know none of the restaurant’s fellow patrons really negatively judge me for enjoying a – gasp! – solo meal. I know the waiting staff probably serves solo diners on a […]