Self Love for the road
Solo travel is a great opportunity for you to learn more yourself, discover new interests, decompress and relax. It’s the time to be selfish and focus on yourself and take much-needed action towards self-love. If you’re planning to go on a solo trip soon, here are some activities and experiences to indulge in to both enjoy and
1. Yoga and Meditation
Holidays bring in their own wave of stressors, so we recommend booking a yoga and meditation class abroad if you can! It’s a great way to meet new people and effectively alleviate any mental, physical, or spiritual tensions! Taking a class will
Holidays can bring their own wave of stressors, and taking a yoga class during your vacation will serve as a reminder to breathe, to take it easy and to be in the moment!
Challenge yourself on a solo hike! Many people would rebut and say that hiking on your own isn’t the safest thing in the world, however, if the proper precautions are addressed beforehand, you should be good to go!
Though hiking is, more often than not, a ‘group’ activity, it’s also a great way for you to get a light workout in along with the (visually abundant) breathing space that you’ve been needing for a bit. Use this time to decompress, focus on your progress, and appreciate nature while you’re at it.
Taking the time to reconnect with your hobbies and interests, or discovering new ones, is a big win when it comes to self love. Whether it be in music, art, or photography – allowing yourself this time to craft an old or new interest alleviates stress and anxiety as you are putting engaging in something that you enjoy.
While you’re travelling, one way to stimulate an interest is by visiting museums – and no, we don’t just mean art museums. You’ll be surprised to find a plethora of museums that cater to various interests – from art, photography, cars, and even Legos!
4. Art Class
We’re sure you’ve noticed that number of art classes and workshops that have popped up in the past few years. From watercolor to sculpting to pottery – there are a handful of art classes that you can take up to get those creative juices flowing!
The beauty of taking art classes abroad is that the methods and art that you’ll probably learn about during the course is influenced by local culture. It truly elevates the experience and who knows – you might actually be good at it!
5. Cooking Class
Booking yourself a cooking class in a foreign not only is the best introduction into a foreign country’s culture – but also a step towards independence! Think about all the delicious self-care meals that you can cook up once you’ve fully learned how to cook! Plus, you can also surprise your friends and family with a five-star meal when you get home, too.
6. Attending a Live Show (Theatre, Ballet, Broadway)
Some say that the ultimate test of self love is being able to attend a movie on your own – way say take it up a notch and push yourself to watch a live show! Conquering this typical date night activity on your own is not only an empowering experience, but can also be pretty cheap! Single tickets are usually auctioned off at a lower price – or for free to sell out a show – PLUS you might even get a better seat, too!
7. Spa Resort
On your journey to self-love, you must realize the importance of indulging in self-care every once in a while – and the best way to kickstart this habit is to visit a Spa Resort for the ultimate R&R.
Not only do you get to relieve all your stress and anxiety, but you can use this time to disconnect from the digital world even for a little bit. Though we can’t guarantee for this experience to be a cheap one, we can assure you it’ll be a relaxing one – and something you’ll look forward to doing every now and then.
8. Join-In Tours
Solo travelling doesn’t mean you have to be alone the entire journey – in fact, some people travel on their own specifically to meet new people! One easy way to achieve this is by joining tours. Of course, there’s the typical city tour, which will simultaneously allow you to discover more about the city’s culture, but you can join tours that cater specifically to your interests as well to meet people who enjoy the same thing.
9. The Wildcard Experience
You’ve already put one foot outside your comfort zone, might as well go all out! There’s no better way to build confidence than to push yourself to do things you wouldn’t normally do. Not only will you have amazing stories to tell, but your comfort zone will just get a whole lot bigger, too. Let loose and live a little – you only have one life to live!
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