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How To Overcome Loneliness: Tips For A First Timer Solo Traveler

How to overcome loneliness as a solo traveller remains the most fundamental and challenging question! I woke up confused, almost in Haze, questioning myself, “How the hell did I crack my iPhone’s screen?” “Did I break it while I was sleeping?”  Then a closer look, still half asleep, and I realized that it wasn’t broken. It was the new wallpaper that I’d installed a few days ago. It made the screen looked as if it was cracked.  I was simply being groggy. I couldn’t see clearly. Negative thoughts had held sway over my thinking process. It had been a few long weeks since I was travelling alone, and having no one to speak with, I had become a lone, grumpy traveller!  This is how the gloominess of solo travelling first hit me. And as I remember, it hit me hard. When I’d initially left for my first ever solo trip, I expected a fictional reality – based on my imagination and popular culture. I thought crazy things are going to happen to me every day. I will make a friend everywhere. Locals …