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Tips Tor Travelling Solo In New Zealand With Confidence

By Wild Kiwi Team
on  February 27, 2018

Liberating and soul-cleansing, a solo travel adventure puts you firmly in charge of your itinerary. Also, it can help you to reconnect with yourself outside the hustle and bustle of daily life. On the other hand it may seem daunting, here are a few tips to help you make the best out of your solo New Zealand road trip.

Understand Your Strengths

One of the best parts about travelling solo is the countless opportunities to push the boundaries of your comfort zone; however there’s nothing wrong with seeking out experiences that play to your strengths, especially during the first few days of your adventure. If you’re a sociable extrovert you might want to throw yourself into the nightlife, but if you’re slightly more reserved, an evening of people-watching from a charming café might be just the thing to ease you into your new environment.

Make Connections On Your New Zealand Road Trip

Your path will connect with the those of so many people that you never would have had the opportunity to connect with if you hadn’t chosen to embark on a solo adventure. And there’s something almost magical about that!

Don’t Worry About Dining Alone

Lots of people eat out alone every day, and it’s totally not a big deal. Use the opportunity to chat with your server: you might make a new friend or get some great tips for places to see while you’re in town in the process. If you’re feeling a little self-conscious, select a restaurant with booths or secluded outdoor dining spaces and don’t be afraid to whip out a book or magazine to read as you eat.

Stay Mindful

The phrase ‘trust everyone and trust no one’ applies to every traveller, whether you’re in a large group or flying solo. Always be mindful of your surroundings and if you’re ever concerned about something, trust your instincts.

Enjoy Yourself!

If there’s something you want to do, do it! Don’t let anything hold you back. This is your adventure and you deserve to have the time of your life!

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