Travel Hacks

4 Top Tips For First Time Solo Travellers

By Wild Kiwi Team
on  July 24, 2018

Travelling is easily one of the most rewarding and incredible things you will ever choose to do. But if you’re embarking on a solo adventure it’s totally normal to feel a little nervous before hitting the road. We’re a friendly bunch, so here are a few of our top tips that will put your mind at ease ahead of your epic New Zealand road trip.

Taking on a New Zealand adventure - Put yourself out there to reap the benefits

Put Yourself Out There

Throughout your adventure you’ll cross paths with an array of people you may otherwise have never met. Talking with new people will make you a more confident, empathetic, and assured person. And who knows, you might even meet your new BFF, your soulmate, or someone who will change your life in excitingly unexpected ways.

Remain Open To New Opportunities

From tasting unfamiliar cuisine to trying something that might look completely outside of your usual comfort zone, you’ll never know whether you’ll love or loathe something until you’ve given it a good try.

Embrace Uncertainty On Your New Zealand Road Trip

Honestly, while there will totally be an awkward moment or two during your trip, learning to embrace these situations and figuring out how to develop solutions or remedies is a brilliant life skill to have. Life is awkward sometimes but these moments often make some of the best memories and stories that you’ll recall and retell throughout your lifetime.

Be Yourself And Do You

Although this might sound like a cliché, this is your opportunity to be the person you have always wanted to be. There are a million and one reasons why you might not feel completely yourself within your daily life. But solo adventures have a real knack for helping people to find out who they are and what they really want from life.

We’re also super keen for you to get to do, see, and experience everything you really want to because this is your adventure and we don’t think you should let anything or anyone hold you back.

Road tripping in New Zealand - See and do the things you want to do

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