For me, solo travel means confidence.
The night before I flew out I stayed in a fancy 5 star airport hotel which I though would be a nice treat and help get me excited for the trip. I was so anxious I did not enjoy one minute of that expensive hotel nor did I get much sleep.
When I arrived in Greece at the hotel I met one of the two girls I would be sharing a room with (fellow solo women travellers) & she was nice. But this did not stop my mind from creating a crazy stream of ‘what if’ scenarios and hypothetical situations. Met second room mate later that day & began to feel a bit better about my situation.
Then came the group meeting that evening where we met the rest of our tour group. I had to drink two beers before summoning up the courage to introduce myself in a group situation.
Ok, let me get to the point of my story.
I lacked confidence.
I felt a LOT of anxiety, self doubt and overwhelming fear instead. I now know this was completely unnecessary.
I missed out on a few of the things I wanted to see & do. I didn’t always speak my mind around these unfamiliar people & I held myself back. Don’t get me wrong, I still did see & do a lot. I had a wonderful time. I met some amazing people! But I wanted to see more. Do more. Be more…. And now I know I can. I am & I have. I have the tools & the knowhow to be different & to feel different.
I am confident. I am courageous. I am excited.
I want to share what I have learned. How I got this solo travel confidence. I want you to LOVE travelling solo, to embrace this & do it often. I want YOU to have the confidence to see & do everything you want on your adventures & never miss out. You deserve to feel confident. It’s a skill that no one taught you.
Let me teach you.