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Travelling alone may seem daunting to the uninitiated, yet ask anyone who has actually tried it, and they’ll likely sing lyrical about the whole experience. Solo travel can be an amazing opportunity for self-growth, as attested by all those (like me) who tried it once, got hopelessly addicted and continued to indulge for many years. Unlike what many believe, it is not a punishment or statement of failure!

Travelling alone is a gift, an indulgence...and about the best present you can give yourself.

And here’s why:

Travel alone: gift yourself this amazing experience

Mar 18th 2014, 11:19 by Laura Pattara

Do you spend your lunch-break scouring deals on Kayak and checking out reviews on Trip Advisor? Does your dog growl when you get home but leaps with bliss when he sees your house sitter? If you answered yes to these, I have some bad news. You, my fellow nomad, may be a travel-addict.

Travel is like a drug, it affects people of all ages and for all sorts of different reasons. Some people travel to relax, others to explore new lands and discover foreign cultures. It matters not why, how or when one travels, as long as that itch is satisfied on a regular basis, then the travel-addict will remain calm, cool and collected. Much like all other addictions, travel also has a way of sneaking up on you insidiously. You won’t realise you have a problem, of course; not until a visiting friend asks you why your shower caddy is full with miniature shampoo bottles and why there are 27 pairs of fluffy white hotel slippers next to your front door.

Top 15 signs you’re a travel addict

Feb 14th 2014, 13:40 by Laura Pattara