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1. Put Technology On Hold

Try spending less time on your phone pretending your filling a void at dinner. Put the phone away, enjoy your meal or activity, let your mind be curious and simply be present.
— Hayley Hosea, @halesyah

Photo by Ant Rozetsky on Unsplash

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2. Stay Alert

Always be aware of your surroundings and you’ll learn to be confident in solo travel and taking the time to do what you want and love to do.
— Haley Hosea, @halesyah

Photo by Charles Etoroma on Unsplash

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3. Stay Put

When I first traveled on my own I was traveling to a new city every few days, which was a lot of fun. Next time though, I’d try to spend a few more days in certain cities to feel more like a local.
— Liz Kelley, @dontgetcrabby

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4. Start Close to Home

The first solo trip you take doesn’t have to be halfway around the world: The first time I traveled alone, I went to a familiar place so I wouldn’t be worrying about safety as much. The second time I went on a cruise and it was fantastic!
— Erin Burke, @time_of_mime_life

Photo by Johnny Kennaugh on Unsplash

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5. Do as a Local

Venture out beyond the typical travel sites. Don’t be afraid to explore more local places and interact with those around you!
— Erin, @londonerin8

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6. Do Some Research

I wish I did better research on the best restaurants and bars to visit. It was more of a spontaneous thing, which I do love at times. But I think I could’ve had a better experience eating and drinking at the top places.
— Megan Roberts, @ mega_RN

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