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tips for travelling alone

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why travel alone ?

why travel alone ?

travelling alone can be ultimate in self-indulgence ; you can rest whenever you want and pour it on when you’re feeling ambitious . 

you can do whatever you want ! always wanted to explore korean culture ? go for it ! it’s time for you to make the rules

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do your homework

do your homework

know everything about your trip and plan it all out . know how long it takes and how much it costs to get from the airport to your hotel or the city centre . solo travellers are more likely to be ‘ taken for a ride ‘ so ask the taxi driver for an estimated fare before you leav

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choose the right accommodations

book a hotel with a 24-hour front desk every time !! so that if you’re arriving late , you won’t have to sleep in your car or worse .

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ask others for tips

not sure what to do ? you can always ask your friends and family for tips and recommendations

make sure you ask one who has travelled at least once !

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exude confidence

exude confidence

walking confidently and with direction is effective for deterring unwanted attention ! appearing lost or confused can make you vulnerable ; if you’re lost , walk into a frequented shop or restaurant and ask for directions there

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stick to crowded and public places

stick to crowded and public places

stay on the streets and never in the allies , don’t head to an area with very few people unless with guidance , especially at night

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leave valuables at home / the hotel

don’t draw attention by wearing flashy clothes / jewellery . most abroad robberies happen due to this reason

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always seem accompanied and lie a little if necessary

always seem accompanied and lie a little if necessary

when asking for directions , don’t let on that you’re alone : “ can you direct me to the museum ? i have to meet a friend” that would increase the chance of any sort of violence .

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