I've traveled solo quit a few times and obviously I love solo travel. It's liberating to do what you want when you want, become resourceful, not let little things bother you, make friends with people from other countries and learn to trust your gut. You pretty much feel like a badass, which is an intoxicating feeling.
But I'm not the only one who feels this way. Here's what other girls have to say about loving solo travel. By the way, these are not bloggers. These girls went on a trip for the experience.
Quotes from girl solo travelers like you and me
"Going to Bali and being happy with myself showed I can find happiness within myself. I am totally fine being alone. I feel beautiful. I am glowing." - Jezzika, 25
"I like that you can meet people but when you are ready to be alone, you can. You just tell people you're going into town or going to read a book on the beach. I like that freedom." - Mary, 24
"I learned to accept who I am, what I like and what I can’t tolerate. I learned that I wasn’t as low maintenance as I thought I was. But more than anything I learned that that was ok. I learned to not to judge myself for what I like or what makes me comfortable." - Meron, 26
"The feelings I have traveling by myself are very powerful--in a way, meditative. I have the distinct sense of being present in each moment; my senses are heightened, I'm paying attention to my surroundings, and absorbing the novel details of each new experience. I'm acutely aware of how I'm feeling and what I want when I'm not worried about someone else. I'm free to the routine and expectations that unconsciously tie me down at home. I feel powerful and free." - Dana, 27
"The thing I love the most about traveling solo is the extraordinary people you meet and their stories. When you travel solo you are so much more open to meeting people and experiencing their culture and way of life." - Breanne, 27
"Without companions I focused more on the culture’s incredible history, societal values and delicious food. By actually learning about their culture I learned about myself. And when shit happens, because in life it does, I find a strength inside me to figure it out. Now I find myself booking solo trips and getaways without hesitation. It’s part of who I am." - Frances, 30
"I’m looking for more out of life than [house, money, cars]. Fulfillment. Adventure. Excitement. It’s the journey." - Heidi, 31