Solo travel …Vacationing alone is growing in popularity. A new survey found that 25 percent of Americans prefer to travel alone. And 22 percent say they only travel alone.
Maybe this is why …45 percent of respondents said that traveling with somebody holds them back, 50 percent said they’d be more willing to talk to locals while traveling alone, 46 percent said they’d be more spontaneous if they were vacationing alone, and 57 percent said they are much more likely to go out of their comfort zone when traveling alone. Then there are the 10 percent who said they have found romance whole traveling by themselves.
But there are some drawbacks to solo travel.52 percent of respondents said going by yourself is a lot less safe. 49 percent said they were worried they’d get lonely if they were vacationing alone. (SWNS)