Traveling alone might seem overwhelming for some, while for others it’s the most welcomed feeling. Whether you’re all for traveling alone or are apprehensive about it at first, traveling alone is actually the best. You are completely independent, and you don’t have to worry about anyone else but yourself. It might come off a bit selfish to want to travel alone, but sometimes it’s what’s best in order to fully enjoy your destination. Soul searching, getting to know yourself, figuring out what you want, these are all things that can be achieved with some alone time abroad. You basically can do whatever you want (except for anything illegal, of course) and it’s a freeing experience that also comes with a whopping lesson of responsibility, since you have to watch your own back and learn how to take care of yourself in a completely new setting. Here are some reasons why traveling alone can be the best.