5 Rewarding Things You’ll Learn While Traveling Solo

Lagoon in Salt Flats of Uyuni, Bolivia.
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After 4 days of hiking, biking, white water rafting and more, we finally arrived at Machu Picchu.
Beautiful day at Perito Moreno Glacier near Calafate, Argentina.
Border crossing between Chile and Bolivia for Salt Flats.
Freezing cold in Beagle Channel on the way to Puerto Toro, Chile, the world's southernmost place before Antaartica.
Group hike in the southernmost city in the world at Puerto Wiliams, Chile.
Iguazu Falls, Brazil.
Lagoon in Salt Flats of Uyuni, Bolivia.
Lifting a not-so heavy rock on Isl a Bartolomè in Galapagos Islands.
Machu Picchu, Peru.
Mountain biking on World's Dangerous Road near La Paz, Bolivia.
Nature watching after a day of snorkeling in Galapagos Islands.
Random monkey on my head in the rainforest at Manu National Park near Cusco, Peru.
Taking a rest on my hike up to Machu Picchu.
White water rafting in Peru.

Enjoy a profound sense of freedom and liberation.

Ask anyone who’s ever traveled alone and they’ll tell you that there’s no better way to experience the world. Traveling solo allows you to enjoy a profound sense of freedom and liberation that you can’t get traveling in a group. It may sound daunting, but spending time alone is one of the most rewarding aspects of traveling. Not only will it broaden your worldview, but also you’ll gain a greater appreciation for other cultures and learn to connect with people i