Explaining Your Solo Trip To Friends And Family

Having a conversation with concerned loved ones about why you are taking a solo trip can be challenging. Here is how to make these talks as effective as possible.


May 4, 2023

Explaining Your Solo Trip To Friends And Family
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Tip #1: Know The “Why” Of Your Solo Trip

Write It Down
Highlight Aspects For Growth
Speak With Confidence

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Tip #2: Lay Out Communication Plans

Invest In A Cell Plan That Works Abroad
Develop A Schedule
Start A Blog
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Tip #3: Do Your Research (And Share It With Loved Ones)

Know Safety Statistics
Have A Game Plan
Understand Cultural And Historical Relevance
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Tip #4: Get Clear On Your Safety Precautions

Take A Self-Defense Class
Partner With A Reputable Solo Trip Company
Invest In Safety Gear
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Tip #5: Explain The Financial Situation

Outline Your Budget
Keep It Reasonable
Have The Funds For A Backup Plan
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Tip #6: Express Your Love

Ask For Support (Not Permission!)
Voice The Importance Of Trust
Be Prepared To Chat More Than Once
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Explaining Your Solo Trip: Worth The Conversation

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