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Travelling alone - Why its so appealing

Friday, May 6, 2016

<p dir="ltr"><strong><span id="docs-internal-guid-240e0b5a-75f7-eaa0-f1a1-f177d8a84af7">According to a recent study, more and more women enjoy travelling alone.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></strong><strong><span id="docs-internal-guid-240e0b5a-75f7-eaa0-f1a1-f177d8a84af7">As reported by&nbsp;G Adventures, the last 5 years have seen&nbsp;a very sharp increase of female solo travellers. Overall, approximately&nbsp;74 percent of&nbsp;women asked, stated that they have travelled alone in the past&nbsp;or are planning to do so in future. We take a closer look at this trend.</span></strong></p><p><img alt="" src="/uploads/2016/5/travel woman.jpg" style="width: 750px; height: 498px;" /></p><h2 dir="ltr"><strong><span id="docs-internal-guid-240e0b5a-75f7-eaa0-f1a1-f177d8a84af7">Time is money</span></strong></h2><div>Today&#39;s society is known to be fast-paced. We have grown accustomed to having to multi-task, juggling many things at once. Time plays a crucial role in our life, because as the saying goes, time is money. In various periods of your life, you overcome different obstacles, enter new relationships, take breaks, change careers or become a parent. The different life stages we go through are said to impact the way we travel.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><ul> <li>Your 20s are all about the search for freedom. You can&#39;t wait to grow up and become independent. The need for new adventure&nbsp;increases - Exploring new cultures and connecting with people. This is when many decide to work&nbsp;&amp; travel, become an Au-Pair or spend a semester abroad.<br /> &nbsp;</li> <li>Between the ages of 30 and 50, travelling is seen as a getaway. Its an escape from everyday work, a distraction from breakups and divorce. A trip abroad is considered a remedy, set to clear the head and leave all problems behind.<br /> &nbsp;</li> <li>Between the ages of 50 and 60, the kids grow&nbsp;up and&nbsp;move&nbsp;out. The nest in empty, giving you a lot of freedom to do as you please. Travelling becomes more and more important.<br /> &nbsp;</li> <li>From the age of 60, retirement is near. You are forced to cope with loss, also realizing that your body is not as it was 20 years ago. You have to learn to let go and look ahead. A trip to a foreign country is set to help you to find your own identity.</li> </ul><h2 dir="ltr"><strong><span id="docs-internal-guid-240e0b5a-75f7-eaa0-f1a1-f177d8a84af7">Are you lonely, if you travel alone?</span></strong></h2><p dir="ltr">On the contrary. Regardless of your age, travelling alone does not equal loneliness. It much rather fills you with a sense of accomplishment and independence. You begin to focus more on your own goals and needs, while nevertheless maintaining a healthy social environment. When was the last time you travelled alone?</p><div><strong>Written by:&nbsp;<a href="" target="_self">Flight-Delayed</a></strong></div>