How do you travel solo and not feel like a huge loser?

  1. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    i was a huge loser regardless of the solo travel
    atleast im not at work

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      Great response here to be honest

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      fpbp
      Just do things that you find fun and don't be a complete retard

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      don't fear it OP. embrace your new identity

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      I like this answer the most. it's fitting. my job isn't even bad and I get paid well. I still hate it though.

  2. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    That’s super normal among Europeans. Go to any hostel in Europe and Morocco and you’ll see plenty of pathetic euros

  3. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    Just dont be a loser.

    Honestly the key is just to do things nobody else does. I like to hitchhike, I really enjoy it but probably the best part about it is that I can seriously flex my travel stories at hostels or anywhere with lots of travellers since most people are too scared to do it. That's what its all about really just having the coolest stories and sharing the things you've learned. Guys will think you are cool and chicks will want to fuck you.

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      hey Brady

  4. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    My few last "large trips" have been solo: Iceland, SEA, México...

    You end up getting used to it. I still feel awkward eating by myself at a restaurant though, but anyway, what can I do. At least I'm travelling and not rotting myself back home.

    Nothing makes me happier than traveling so that also helps vanishing away the feeling of being a loser (not completely tbh, but still).

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      >At least I'm travelling and not rotting myself back home.
      what?

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        he feels like he is rotting away at home

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        The fucking routine of working, hanging out with my "friends" occasionally in days off, and even getting laid. All this shit feels pointless.

        Basically the only thing which brings me happiness in my daily life are my cats.

        he feels like he is rotting away at home

        Exactly, maybe I didn't make sense, English is not my native language.

        • 4 months ago
          Anonymous

          >English is not my native language.
          Where are you from?

          • 4 months ago
            Anonymous

            From Barcelona.

            >>I still feel awkward eating by myself at a restaurant though

            Why? Are you American/autist ?

            Autistic, yeah. I mean I don't care that much anymore, but for instance a few months ago I was in Athens, alone, having dinner in a restaurant surrounded by groups of friends, couples and so on. Probably they didn't even noticed me but it still felt a bit awkward.

            How do you travel when you have cats?

            My parents come to my place every day and take care of them. I get really anxious that something bad will happen to them while I'm away, sometimes I worry too much and it even kind of ruins my mood. I need to learn to handle that better.

          • 2 months ago
            Anonymous

            I'm from France. Where are you from?

        • 4 months ago
          Anonymous

          How do you travel when you have cats?

        • 3 months ago
          Anonymous

          it's a common metaphor online, he's just retarded

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      >>I still feel awkward eating by myself at a restaurant though

      Why? Are you American/autist ?

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        Americans don't care about eating alone at the food court or at the restaurant, he has better chances being European

        • 4 months ago
          Anonymous

          this. I saw an american eating by himself at a restaurant in the centre of Milan and he started clapping after he finished his food. We were all staring at him but he didnt care and he tipped us 15%

          • 4 months ago
            Anonymous

            True Chad here

          • 4 months ago
            Anonymous

            >american
            You mean tweaking?

          • 4 months ago
            Anonymous

            This is the way. My country is the most damaging to ever exist but I will never not be smug about it.

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      I'll never understand people who are afraid of being solo. I guess not everyone can be a pure-bred American walking around with an imperialistically smug sense of superiority.

  5. 4 months ago
    Anonymous
  6. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    I used to travel with my ex and it's half-good, half-bad memories.

    She ruined the Grand Canyon for me, being moody all day.
    She ruined many good nights because it was the night she decided to do her hair or whatever. I couldn't make friends or talk to anyone in hotels because she was hostile to people and after a day, people hated us.
    She ruined the mood of magical places, being just an insta-bitch thinking about her next photo or how she would rate a restaurant (before even eating).

    So, since the pandemic, i travel alone. Smaller travels so far, hicking in the mountains like the other anon.
    I wish i could travel with someone i connect 100%, but i haven't met that person so far, and you have to be out there to meet people. The more we are traveling alone, the more it's normalized and the more we can meet each others, just saying.

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      Women can be real toxic/unpleasant when traveling. My ex wife would always bitch about work when we'd be on vacation, or she'd be constantly anxious/uptight about some trivial issue. One time we went out to the Oregon coast and she saw a tsunami danger zone sign - the whole trip was ruined.

      Fuck em

      • 3 months ago
        Anonymous

        This.

        I've travelled with 3 different women and all of them acted up and put an unnecessary downer on the trip with their over-emotional, and in two of the cases, self-absorbed bullshit.

        Never again.

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      Same reason I want to travel alone. My ex ruined London and Paris with her BPD. And it's ironic because she was one of those "I like to travel" type girls, even though you could tell travelling really stressed her out. Travelling alone is great because it's all on your own terms and don't have to worry about someone else's enjoyment

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      I bet she's missing life with her cool traveling former-bf.

      Women can be real toxic/unpleasant when traveling. My ex wife would always bitch about work when we'd be on vacation, or she'd be constantly anxious/uptight about some trivial issue. One time we went out to the Oregon coast and she saw a tsunami danger zone sign - the whole trip was ruined.

      Fuck em

      The hell, did a tsunami rape her mom?

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        >I bet she's missing life with her cool traveling former-bf.
        I wouldn't know, i ghosted her.

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      I relate to this so hard
      my recent-ex (broke up with me 2 weeks ago) went all over the US and the entire trip, for her, was about selfies and instagrammable “cute” restaurants (that always had mediocre food). We would have to stay at some expensive ass hotel just for her to bitch the entire time and want to stay at the hotel spa

      I can not wait for my first solo trip man

    • 2 months ago
      Anonymous

      Absolutely, irrevocably based. My ex-gf was a cool person to talk to, super intelligent, but was easily stressed out by trivial bullshit, and her moodiness ruined some trips for me too. I do small trips by myself now, and while the drives/nights are boring without someone to talk to, the actual sights are way better. It just sucks as humans tho we are hard-wired for connection, so I still miss having someone at certain times, and sometimes the memories feel less 'special', if that makes sense.

      • 2 months ago
        Anonymous

        I used to travel with my ex and it's half-good, half-bad memories.

        She ruined the Grand Canyon for me, being moody all day.
        She ruined many good nights because it was the night she decided to do her hair or whatever. I couldn't make friends or talk to anyone in hotels because she was hostile to people and after a day, people hated us.
        She ruined the mood of magical places, being just an insta-bitch thinking about her next photo or how she would rate a restaurant (before even eating).

        So, since the pandemic, i travel alone. Smaller travels so far, hicking in the mountains like the other anon.
        I wish i could travel with someone i connect 100%, but i haven't met that person so far, and you have to be out there to meet people. The more we are traveling alone, the more it's normalized and the more we can meet each others, just saying.

        Same reason I want to travel alone. My ex ruined London and Paris with her BPD. And it's ironic because she was one of those "I like to travel" type girls, even though you could tell travelling really stressed her out. Travelling alone is great because it's all on your own terms and don't have to worry about someone else's enjoyment

        I relate to this so hard
        my recent-ex (broke up with me 2 weeks ago) went all over the US and the entire trip, for her, was about selfies and instagrammable “cute” restaurants (that always had mediocre food). We would have to stay at some expensive ass hotel just for her to bitch the entire time and want to stay at the hotel spa

        I can not wait for my first solo trip man

        fuck me man all these posts...

        so many stupid fights, moments where the otherwise intelligent woman HAS to have you take her photo for fucking instagram, moments where they go batshit crazy on you in the middle of a Xmas market and ruin your birthday because you made a comment about wanting to buy them a present, which they misinterpret in the worst way imaginable

        the fucking non-stop phone usage where their ex husband or orbiters are messaging them and they are too fucking stupid to focus on the guy in front of them because they get attention non-stop from so many people, the fight that breaks out when the dumb bitch cannot turn off her phone or appreciate that she is on the best holiday ever on a gorgeous Cretan island and you are driving her to the most perfect beaches, the bitchy comments about the accomodation you picked as a perfect base where you just sleep and eat a great breakfast and take your rental car from, the eventual thank you she says for giving her the best holiday of her life after she was nothing but a narcissist throughout

        my bitch ex fucking sent a picture of a cat from our hotel to one of her exs, I am still fucking upset when I think about that shit, non-stop moments like that ruining a perfect vacation

        in 2021 I went to the same places in greece alone, I didn't have to feel guilty for noticing a human female (or expect a jealous violent outburst from a crazy bitch who would threaten to cheat on you or some other insane shit she would do just to hurt your feelings in that moment she loses it), I didn't have to constantly sweat and stress that I am not picking places or whatever up to someone's insane standards, I didn't have to constantly look to please some other person

        and even after a perfect solo holiday I still can't recommend traveling solo over traveling with an insane bitch that you love because nothing beats the good moments or when you wake up and just start fucking without a word

  7. 4 months ago
    sage™

    what a fucking moron

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      My bro

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      ok well who took that photo then?

      • 3 months ago
        Anonymous

        a tripod you fucking moron

        • 3 months ago
          Anonymous

          If you actually looked at the gradient of the mountain, the tripod needed to take that photo would have to be at least 20 meters tall, which I frankly find hard to believe

          • 3 months ago
            Anonymous

            >what are telephoto lenses

  8. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    Have sex

  9. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    ..? why would you feel like a loser? Most people can't travel whenever they'd like. Unless you are just a vacation fag

  10. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    As I get older, I begin to see more sides of mortality. This life is just a dream and the days are getting shorter. I used to think walking 5km was notable, now it's the equivalent of a snack, a wind breaker in winter, or $5 of gas at the pumps. I learn Chinese for a week, the week is gone, and I'm that much closer to being a year older. Same thing with playing guitar, coding, dating, etc.

    Since I was 20 I always wondered how adults cope with all these pervasive existential thoughts associated with aging. There is so much left inexplicable in this life.

    I stood next to a 65 year old colleague today and kept thinking, "holy shit, he's old.. does he care that I am so much younger? Does he think about any of this?"

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      This is 5edgy3me

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        >5edgy3me
        What does he mean?

        • 3 months ago
          Anonymous

          When you need more emphasis than just 2edgy4me.

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      Very poetic.
      Are you quoting someone or is it your own creation?

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        I was trying to express how I feel about time using my own words. I feel like normies don't even come close to feeling what I do as they keep busy with their "non autistic" shopping, ig, ubereating with friends, etc. I could be wrong though, it's not like I show much more than an NPC persona out in public.

        Does anyone fear death when traveling to SEA? Death from disease, indiscriminate crime, food poisoning, etc.

        • 4 months ago
          Anonymous

          >Does anyone fear death when traveling to SEA? Death from disease, indiscriminate crime, food poisoning, etc.
          No. My fears are more on the "some people start to dislike you and could get rid of you", sense. Happens when you live there though, not just travelling.

          • 4 months ago
            Anonymous

            Are you saying some locals could be bothered by a specific foreigner's presence after some time, and get rid of (murder) them?

            Or when traveling with friends, they might want to split up for whatever reason?

            • 4 months ago
              Anonymous

              1st, but it's just my paranoia.

              • 4 months ago
                Anonymous

                That is a frightening thought, it will probably cross my mind if I ever visit a place like the Philippines where I imagine the men to be little scrappers with a grudge against whitey for cooming in all their single women (thanks pregnant fetishist westerners) lol.

              • 4 months ago
                Anonymous

                I get this too. I’d hardly call it paranoia. You obviously have more means than the general population and although you’re presence ‘stimulates the economy’ people seeing your activities as exploitative isn’t a wholly unreasonable perspective.

              • 2 months ago
                Anonymous

                That is a frightening thought, it will probably cross my mind if I ever visit a place like the Philippines where I imagine the men to be little scrappers with a grudge against whitey for cooming in all their single women (thanks pregnant fetishist westerners) lol.

                1st, but it's just my paranoia.

                Are you saying some locals could be bothered by a specific foreigner's presence after some time, and get rid of (murder) them?

                Or when traveling with friends, they might want to split up for whatever reason?

                >Does anyone fear death when traveling to SEA? Death from disease, indiscriminate crime, food poisoning, etc.
                No. My fears are more on the "some people start to dislike you and could get rid of you", sense. Happens when you live there though, not just travelling.

                are you guys serious? You know it is much safer there than shartmerica right?

              • 2 months ago
                Anonymous

                how? i cant carry my AR15 there

        • 4 months ago
          Anonymous

          As I get older, I begin to see more sides of mortality. This life is just a dream and the days are getting shorter. I used to think walking 5km was notable, now it's the equivalent of a snack, a wind breaker in winter, or $5 of gas at the pumps. I learn Chinese for a week, the week is gone, and I'm that much closer to being a year older. Same thing with playing guitar, coding, dating, etc.

          Since I was 20 I always wondered how adults cope with all these pervasive existential thoughts associated with aging. There is so much left inexplicable in this life.

          I stood next to a 65 year old colleague today and kept thinking, "holy shit, he's old.. does he care that I am so much younger? Does he think about any of this?"

          I feel the same but keep my mouth shut about it. I only met one person in my life that felt similarly. Most people take offense to it or feel like they need to argue or just are too brain fried by media to have any real attention span to issues in their mind.

        • 4 months ago
          Anonymous

          >Does anyone fear death when traveling to SEA? Death from disease, indiscriminate crime, food poisoning, etc.
          No, can’t say that I do. I lived and worked in Thailand for quite a few years, so I feel very at home and safe there, and I’ve traveled widely around the region, so I’m common-sense cautious and not, in my opinion, paranoid. Parts of Manila are sketchy enough (and the Philippines heavily armed enough) to feel a little unsafe, but most anywhere else your greatest realistic danger is traffic accidents rather than any of the spectral hazards you mention.

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      [...]
      I feel the same but keep my mouth shut about it. I only met one person in my life that felt similarly. Most people take offense to it or feel like they need to argue or just are too brain fried by media to have any real attention span to issues in their mind.

      I believe we all deal with existential dread but most people try to not think about it to cope, they drown the noise out by keeping busy or seeking some sort of theology. There is natural resistance against pondering the abyss because it's not a comfortable thing to do, what insight is there to be gained except hopelessness, I suppose all we can do is appreciate what we have a grasp an answer we find comforting.

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      Holy fucking have a nice day kid

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        Do you fear death?

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      Have a family.

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        That's exactly what these thoughts make me want to do. What made you say this?

        • 4 months ago
          Anonymous

          you are getting old thats what you are suppsed to do

          • 4 months ago
            Anonymous

            Thank you father

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      That's what I used to feel before I decided to become immortal by eating adrenochrome out of little children.

      • 3 months ago
        Anonymous

        Humor is a good tool to approach these thoughts, thanks

        • 3 months ago
          Anonymous

          humor? adrenochome is not one of the 4 humors no.

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      This better be a pasta

      That's what I used to feel before I decided to become immortal by eating adrenochrome out of little children.

      How do I join the elite? Did you take the 33rd degree mason route?

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      I used to get depressed watching my dad buy a bunch of shit for a new 'hobby' that he would abandon a few weeks later. You need to commit and not give up, that is the only way to feel satisfied.

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      when you smoke too much weed you think you have these deep epiphaniese but trust me you are not. youre sounding like a cornball who sniffs his own farts here.

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      The truth of how the world is only increases pain. I'm not sure I know the truth, or that your post is the truth necessarily, only that the closer someone's truth is TO the truth, the more painful their lives will be.

      Normies won't understand. As you can see from the vitriol your comment received, your notions will upset many people, especially the hedonistic.

      I don't know how to cope with it. It seems to me that ones actions create consequences through life, and who can say what these consequences will be over the course of a thousand years? Ultimately you must put your trust in God and Jesus Christ.

    • 2 months ago
      Anonymous

      Idk why so many people are shitting on you, ever since my dad almost died and I lost all of my grandparents in a two year span, all I can think about is how much time I’ve already wasted. I’m not even 30 yet but I’ve spent my entire life in america obsessing over random shit like the vapid women here and not out exploring the world and following my dreams. I think the only defense against the dread is just embracing your mortality and making the most out of this life. It can end at any point and realistically that’s probably it. I try to have faith in some kind of afterlife whatever form that may take but the rational part of my brain knows we just fade to black and that’s it.

      Like I said, I think the only way to feel good facing this down is to really go after whatever it is you want in life. For me, that’s following my music passions, having a family someday, and seeing as much of the world as I possibly can. Hopefully write a book or two along the way. And if by some miracle we do exist after it’s all said and done, I’ll be able to look back and be proud of how I used my time here. And if not, I’ll be proud as I fade off into nothing.

  11. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    Be a gigachad
    T. I am a Gigachad

  12. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    Would you rather travel with a wife and kids? Yeah, thought not.

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      I wish I traveled more when it was just me and my wife. We should have went to SEA and had a girl slather her tongue on our genitals as we consummated our relationship.

  13. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    Why is someone who solo travels considered a loser anyway?
    >lol you don't have any friends to go with you
    No, I don't have any friends who can afford to go with me. Most people my age aren't travelling, but what am I going to do? Waste my time not doing the shit I want to do just to let other people catch up? Fuck that.
    They probably wouldn't even be fun to travel with anyway.

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      The idea of solo traveling doesn’t appeal to a lot of people, so they just jump to the conclusion that you have no friends to go with

  14. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    by not caring

  15. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    I make lots of money and go and see cool stuff in exotic places in my spare time, not sure why that would make me a loser

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      I went to a beach alone recently in a different state with no car via walking and I picked up some shells and gave them to a hot girl and she asked me out for drinks right after.

      People who care what others think about them are the true losers.

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        I live near a beach and go tanning alone several times a week. Never felt weird about itZ It's all in your head OP

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        Test

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        Was this when you were 10 years old?

        • 4 months ago
          Anonymous

          Yes anon. We went and got Jägerbombs and I showed her my pokemon card collection.

        • 4 months ago
          Anonymous

          Not him, just the girl

          • 4 months ago
            Anonymous

            I wish it were me..

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      how do I also make lots of money?

      • 3 months ago
        Anonymous

        Go to school, work hard, get a job, work hard.
        Helps if you live in a country with good workers conditions of course.

        • 3 months ago
          Anonymous

          that and make good friends.

  16. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    nobody feels you are a loser for travelling alone, people just don't care, especially those who you are paying to. It is you (us) who feel that way, which is even worse, cause you (we) know that it shouldn't be this way.

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      >nobody feels you are a loser for travelling alone

      This, and the most important is that you enjoy what you are doing.
      Let's say you're really passionate about art, going to a museum you won't even notice the people around you.
      If you like surfing, you won't notice the swimmers around you.
      If you like whores, you won't notice the other creeps around you. And so on...

      Just enjoy what you do and do it 100%.

  17. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    I once traveled with a girl and she was a total pain in my ass. So I ditched her in a strange city and went on traveling alone. I felt like a winner.

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      Fuck that sounds based. What messages did she send you?

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        I found two very apologetic letters slid under my door when I got back home. She wanted me to come over for a meal and make up. I wasn't interested.

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        Oh yeah. In retrospect I consider myself very fortunate that she got home safely and I didn't end up some kind of suspect in a disappearance. If I had it to do over again I would have told her that I don't like traveling with her and sent her back instead of sneaking away in the middle of the night

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      Post seetheshots

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        This was before text messages. One of the letters she left for me told how she waited at the youth hostel for an entire day thinking I'd be back. I had left her a note to keep traveling without me but some drunk crashed on my bed at the hostel and she never saw my note.

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous
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      Anonymous
  18. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    >How do you travel solo and not feel like a huge loser?

    How does someone travel solo, or even with friends, and feel like a huge loser? I don’t feel like a loser because I’m not a loser. I’m not some superman, either, I’m just a fairly ordinary guy that likes to travel.

    I sometimes travel solo, and I enjoy myself. I’m not even afraid to eat alone, believe it or not. Decades of experience in a hundred countries around the world have taught me that strangers don’t give a shit about me if they notice me at all, and the feeling (or more realistically, lack thereof) is mutual.

    I honestly have a hard time believing that people are as insecure IRL as they say they are here.

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      >Decades of experience in a hundred countries around the world have taught me
      bro you just old! no one cares about old people

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        >bro you just old! no one cares about old people
        True. But I was young when I started to travel, and know that nobody cares about young people either.

  19. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    Thinking that other people really mind solo travelers is a sign of either:
    >autism
    or
    >someone who's never traveled

    I've been a sighseefag for well over a decade and visited some 60 countries, most by myself. I have met many--many!--other solo travelers, men and women alike. IME, a majority of long-term travelers (more than a couple months) are usually by themselves, because, you know... it's hard to find someone else to travel with for months on end, who has as much money and as few geographical commitments as you.

  20. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    You guys are staying to make me have doubts about traveling with my gf. She is the jealous type.

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      do it at least once. does she actually enjoy it or nitpick every detail? because this is how she'll act when you move in together or get married. it's a test of whether the relationship can last.

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      Whatever bad quality she has, it will be x10 when you travel.

      My ex would just be bitchy at home, but it was a nightmare when we traveled.
      Also that's when i realized she was not an independent person and she was retarded.
      Simple example, i'm french (and she was french), once we got lost in Japan, and she would speak to random people in french and ask for directions in french... like bitch, we are in fucking Japan, wtf are you doing?

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        Also, at first it was reassuring for me to travel with someone, but one time i didn't feel good and i fainted in an Airport, and she was totally unhelpful, totally useless, she even made the situation worse.
        I'm not saying all women are the same, maybe if you are dating a nurse or someone who's just not retarded you will be ok...

        • 4 months ago
          Anonymous

          Whatever bad quality she has, it will be x10 when you travel.

          My ex would just be bitchy at home, but it was a nightmare when we traveled.
          Also that's when i realized she was not an independent person and she was retarded.
          Simple example, i'm french (and she was french), once we got lost in Japan, and she would speak to random people in french and ask for directions in french... like bitch, we are in fucking Japan, wtf are you doing?

          Did you break up with your gfs, or do they have too good of pussies?

          • 4 months ago
            Anonymous

            We broke up, but yes she was attractive.
            I don't think an ugly one can afford to be such a bitch.

            • 4 months ago
              Anonymous

              That's a pretty good method of vetting if a girl is an acceptable partner. Thinking, if I were to hypothetically pass out somewhere in public, could I rely on them to save my skin, or would they make things worse (get mad at me even though it's out of my control, leave me in unattended in the street without first securing a good samaritan to help, kick me and try to murder me for insurance money?)

              This is why women roughly the same size as me (5'11 and 72kg), and not some tiny little spinner who can't carry a textbook, let alone a newborn, for more than 5 minutes, are appealing.

  21. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    ignore solo travellers you meet at hostel. they are not just boring but they might have mentally illness. if he/she is over 25yo it's extra red flag

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      How are your gonna meet people otherwise?

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      Absolutely braindead take.

  22. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    I only travel on my own or with my gf (she's a bigger traveler than I am, already reached 50 countries by the age of 18, so she's not annoying except for a few small details).

    Never with friends, never again. Once you have tried with friends, you will never ever want to travel with someone anymore, except for a very few exceptions.

  23. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    Set yourself things to do every day. Missions that you need to complete that will set you in interesting journeys. A cool way to do it is not use Google maps.

    Honestly though, you have a choice. You can either waste your life and spare time at home, or you can be somewhere new and exciting with a lot more going on. There’s nothing sad about that in the slightest, even if you don’t do a crazy amount.

  24. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    The 'solo eating' dilemma isn't that bad 95% of the time. Every restaurant has a table that sits 2, so they can fit you in for yourself. If you're staying at a hotel and they have a restaurant or two then it's easy mode since they expect that. You can make good small talk with the waiter anyway it's a good way of forced conversation if you are an introverted type.

  25. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    Nobody cares about you. The feeling you have towards random people you see in public? That's how they feel about you back.

  26. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    Oh yeah and the other posters about traveling with women are correct. Most of them are totally helpless and terrified of any uncertainty or strangeness, where a man can just roll with it and muddle through at worst.

    They are awful to travel with, and also expect conversation and reassurance all the time as if expecting you to entertain them.

    Dont get me wrong I love women. But you take them somewhere to be with them at that nice spot, you dont partner up with them for hardcore traveling around and exploring.

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      >I love women
      Why? For their ability to have children?

  27. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    What is there to "feel"? You are where you are, in a foreign country, fully in the moment, doing exactly what you should be doing. This concept of being a loser if you're alone is simply just wrong. Contrarily, if I see couples or groups I actually scoff because none of those people are there doing exactly what they want do be doing, unlike me. Someone in their group had to compromise on the day's plans. Not me. The world is literally my oyster. I can do what I want, where I want, when I want, however I want, with who I want, if anyone, and if I hate it I can just stand up and leave. I can be whatever persona I want to be that day, and I'm the only one who's in on it. Yesterday I was a successful ball-bearing merchant "meeting clients" in the city. Today I might just be a student pursuing my 2nd Doctorate in Female Genitalial Areas. You can't do any of what I just said if you're anything other than flying solo.

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      Redpill me on playing a fake persona while abroad. Do you actually do that or are you exaggerating? That unironically sounds kind of fun

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        It's not that exciting, maybe a little bit of an exaggeration. If the opportunity to role-play presents itself, then I'll capitalize on it. Like when the cab driver asks me what I'm doing in town. But it's not as though I go around with a suitcase and literally pretend to be another person. They're just little white lies. My life at home is so incredibly boring they would probably stop talking to me anyways if they heard the truth.

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        It's like that drunk guy at a bar who talks about how great his job is when he's clearly a loser.

        I do it a lot abroad though just to seal the deal with tinder dates. Girls are more likely to put out if you claim to live in the country/be moving there etc. Rarely admit to being a tourist if you wanna bang locals.

        https://i.imgur.com/eWhB9qr.jpg

        It's not that exciting, maybe a little bit of an exaggeration. If the opportunity to role-play presents itself, then I'll capitalize on it. Like when the cab driver asks me what I'm doing in town. But it's not as though I go around with a suitcase and literally pretend to be another person. They're just little white lies. My life at home is so incredibly boring they would probably stop talking to me anyways if they heard the truth.

        You can have a 'boring' life but still be an interesting person without the lies. If you are intelligent, funny, or a good listener people will wanna talk to you. I get the embellishments when in a strange place though everyone does it to some extent.

        You are a tremendous gay if you give a fuck about any of this in a foreign country where no one knows you. Stay in your basement you blackpill subhuman

        Agreed

        Grindr. They usually don't show face because soviet influence, but he was prime ass. Made him cry a little since i refused to slow down when he asked, but the fucker loved every second of it

        Hope you're clean dude. Poor kid. I shudder to think of my gay friends meeting people like you on grindr. Predators like you give the bigots/homophobes their only kernel of truth when they demonize gays.

  28. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    gosh i cant stand traveling with someone else. even Europe roadtrip with one of my best buddy got annoying af

  29. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    Traveling alone, my main worry is that there isn't somebody I can trust to watch my stuff. It can be annoying to bring my bag into the loo at the train station, and a bit worrying to actually go into the water at the beach, having to trust that nobody will walk off with my gear.

    Does anybody really think that people think that people traveling alone are losers, or is that just a meme?

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      Wear a single bag only. No wheels. Just on your back. Nothing to watch then.

  30. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    Traveling alone is great, satan. Traveling with male companions is pretty good too. It's traveling with women that is a total nightmare. Women want to pack as much as they can for any eventuality. They end up packing so much and using 10% of what they pack, or maybe they use the items they bring once. It's infuriating.

    Worse is when they expect you to help find their shit and pack it. I basically tell my girl whenever we travel that I am only packing for myself. And you have to be very territorial, tell her not to unpack or take any of your stuff out of what you packed. They also don't appreciate the wisdom of unpacking in a way that makes it easier to pack up again before your next destination, so half a day is wasted making sure everything she left strewn across the AirBnB or whatever has been re-packed.

    It's exactly the same even for a fucking bike ride. She wants to take snacks, drinks, sunscreen, a blanket - a fucking Arctic expedition. I just get on my bike and ride. We'll get 20 miles from home at the farthest, what the fuck does she think is gonna happen?

    Then there is the preoccupation with trivial shit like going abroad and wanting to go shopping. We're in fucking London where ever street has 2000 years of history and the bitch wants to look at clothes! Of course, when she's done, she's too exhausted to make it to Westminster Abbey. Another day wasted.

  31. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    I got laughed at in Latvia by the wait staff of a nice restaurant because I was alone. I embraced the hell out of it. Took my book out, had a nice drink, ate my meal and left. Ended the night pounding some Latvian twink and blew my load in his ass when he told me not to. I pictured him as the younger brother of the waiter who laughed at me and it made me laugh in turn

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      Where did you find the twink?

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        Grindr. They usually don't show face because soviet influence, but he was prime ass. Made him cry a little since i refused to slow down when he asked, but the fucker loved every second of it

        • 4 months ago
          Anonymous

          See, when people say fags are evil they are not actually attacking the gay part, they are attacking the men part and they are disgusted by the gayry.
          Men use this bullshit hurr le bitch secretly wanted it to cope with their absolute ape-like attitude whenever they're fucking someone, because men are morons with no self-control.

        • 4 months ago
          Anonymous

          Why are gays such fucking degenerates

  32. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    Those are internal feelings. You care too much what others think instead of living your best life. Even if you walked around with someone, you'd still bring your baggage.
    Invest in therapy before traveling.

  33. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    Tips for 1st solo trip? I am going to Italy during autumn and it's my first trip without a friend or family.

    • 2 months ago
      Anonymous

      Yeah, don't
      Choose a better country, you're alone you can do whatever you want

  34. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    You'd be more of a loser sat alone at home

  35. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    Trust me, nobody gives a fuck, and those that do are probably just jealous they can't do the same.

    Traveling solo is the best, you make your own terms, go wherever the fuck you want to go and not have to worry about if the other(s) will enjoy it. You can pick up chicks (or guys) without issues, pick up whores, whatever. You're on vacation, motherfucker, enjoy it. Do what YOU want, cause as soon as you get married, chances are the other person won't be 100% into the same shit you are, and you'll always have to think about them on the trip.

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      >You can pick up chicks (or guys) without issues
      How do you do that without a social circle?

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        Dating apps. And women don't expect you to bring friends along when you're going out on a date

  36. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    >avoid restaurants
    >scope bars for patio seating that faces out onto the street
    >scope tables on the periphery, preferably around a pool table so you have the excuse of just watching the pool game

    basically, just scope places out before you go to them, and position yourself so that being alone appears the most "natural." Everyone in this thread has already told you that "nobody cares" but they absolutely do fucking care. depending on where you go people WILL be judging you for being alone. I do it.

    My favorite thing to observe is lone men in clubs doing "loser laps" where they take a meaningless lap around a club to either appear like they have somewhere to go, or to situatate themselves in a new spot to be a loner because they stayed in their original spot too long and everyone around had already marked him as a "fucking loser"

    people will try to argue with me but this is commonplace. many people are highly socially observent, especially women, and every second you're alone in a place that you shouild otherwise have company, your social value drops rapidly.

    that being said, be conscious of where you're going, where you position yourself, and assess how "natural" it appears to be alone there. for instnace, as i said, bars with patio seating for people watching, coffee shops, etc you get the idea. going to a sit down restaurant alone is suicide tier. just order food to your hotel

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      >order food to your hotel
      You know everything else you said up until the very last sentence was at least plausible. Then ya just blew it.

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      Clubs are different.

      A restaurant, at least in a city, is likely to get lone business travelers, or lone gourmands. I suppose to fit either role you may have to appear to be over thirty years old.
      Dedicated party locations without any other real economy may not follow this rule, but why would you go to such a place?

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      >avoid restaurants
      stopped reading. Imagine going all the way back to your place in order to eat for the off chance that some strangers that you will never ever see again in your life, in a different fucking country, MIGHT think you are some weirdo for doing the unspeakable act of eating alone in public. Pure autism

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      I definitely agree that if you have an air of loneliness people will notice you and they will think you are a loser, especially in a club. I went to a club by myself recently standing in a spot not interacting with anyone being a loser. However I noticed I wasn't the only one doing that, and when I looked at these other guys' faces being alone in a club not talking to anyone they looked so pathetic. They looked like they wanted someone else to come up and talk to them instead of doing it themselves. I almost wanted to, in a loser camaraderie sense, but they looked so pathetic I didn't even want to associate with them. Others probably looked at me the same way.

      However being by yourself doesn't mean you have to project that loser aura. I've seen others do it, where they can look friendly, approachable, and manage to chat up other people while initially coming alone, whether it's at a club, bar, or other meet up and hang out place. As for how, I can't say. If I could I wouldn't be that loser standing in one spot all night at the club.

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        Be approachable. Look and smell nice. Smile more.

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      am i the only one who doesn't like restaurant? not just because of the money, i just dont like sitting there, ordering and getting food of which i dont care too much. i would just buy stuff from the supermarket or some regular market with local products, like cheese, dry sausage, bread, wine, cakes and just eat that on a park bench or in my room.

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        sure that's nice too but what if you want to eat a really good burger or pizza?

        • 4 months ago
          Anonymous

          >travels to the other side of world
          >eats pizza and burger

          • 4 months ago
            Anonymous

            yes

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        >am i the only one who doesn't like restaurant?
        I like restaurants, but in places where they are available and popular I probably eat at street food stalls or night markets at least as often as sit-down, more formal places, if not more frequently.

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        Literally me, anon. This is what I do for lunches when I'm somewhere else - for dinner I usually either skip, or get kebab or pizza
        :3

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        You're a Low Culture golem. It's okay, just stay in your room.

        Clubs are different.

        A restaurant, at least in a city, is likely to get lone business travelers, or lone gourmands. I suppose to fit either role you may have to appear to be over thirty years old.
        Dedicated party locations without any other real economy may not follow this rule, but why would you go to such a place?

        I definitely agree that if you have an air of loneliness people will notice you and they will think you are a loser, especially in a club. I went to a club by myself recently standing in a spot not interacting with anyone being a loser. However I noticed I wasn't the only one doing that, and when I looked at these other guys' faces being alone in a club not talking to anyone they looked so pathetic. They looked like they wanted someone else to come up and talk to them instead of doing it themselves. I almost wanted to, in a loser camaraderie sense, but they looked so pathetic I didn't even want to associate with them. Others probably looked at me the same way.

        However being by yourself doesn't mean you have to project that loser aura. I've seen others do it, where they can look friendly, approachable, and manage to chat up other people while initially coming alone, whether it's at a club, bar, or other meet up and hang out place. As for how, I can't say. If I could I wouldn't be that loser standing in one spot all night at the club.

        How is it possible to lack confidence so apocalyptically? Touch grass.

      • 3 months ago
        Anonymous

        Same for me. Best case tho is street food. Very best case is different street foods at a market.

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      >My favorite thing to observe is lone men in clubs doing "loser laps"
      My favourite is when they just stare down at their phone pretending they have so many people to reply to

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        Lol this is a great description and I liked the other anon's post about "loser laps". It's even more hilarious when they attempt to go up and dance with a group of girls, utterly can not dance and the very action of approaching the girls is the very limit of their confidence, and when the girls politely reject them they slink away trying not to look embarrassed. What a fucking world.

        I never go out to clubs without either my friends or my girlfriend. It's such a bad idea for a variety of reasons:

        >Easy to get your phone/wallet snatched
        >Groups of drunk guys will come at you and pretend to be friendly then later you'll get your ass robbed if you talk too much
        >Like another anon said, you just look pathetic and everyone knows you're desperate so it compounds your problem
        >It's not even fun and you'll burn a bunch of money and go home empty-handed

        • 3 months ago
          Anonymous

          >I never go out to clubs without either my friends or my girlfriend. It's such a bad idea for a variety of reasons:
          >Easy to get your phone/wallet snatched

          That sounds like a reason TO go to clubs. Thanks for the ez money tip.

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      You are a tremendous gay if you give a fuck about any of this in a foreign country where no one knows you. Stay in your basement you blackpill subhuman

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      >No...I can't eat there. I can't be seen there
      >Not alone.. No..they are going to see
      >No I can't NO I- ACK!

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      This entire thread is incredibly cringe but your post has to be the most pathetic part of it.

      Nobody that matters cares. Stop being a pussy and go out and enjoy anything you want. A big part of maturing is becoming 'ok' with yourself and building confidence in that self.

      I solo travel a lot and have made tons of friends along the way. You need to get out of your head and stop looking to others (esp on sighsee) to grow. If you don't you'll end up like this complete gay

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      Memes aside this is the worst post I've ever seen on the worst thread I've ever seen.

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      I don't really get the hate you're getting because this is pretty fucking accurate, however I don't think it's a good idea to go anywhere alone here because you're playing with fire and the vultures are everywhere waiting for a good target. This is a poor country and these people are extremely cunning.

      What do you mean by sitting down at a restaurant is suicide tier? It's really not that bad. You have to watch your ass in the clubs and bars more especially if you like to drink because some fucker will pick up on it.

      I went out with my girlfriend here last night and the second she left this guy started hassling me asking me stupid fucking questions because I was literally the only foreign guy in the place. I don't do red light district anymore because it's boring and I can't even sit down and have a beer and enjoy some music without some ladyboy and his counterparts trying to hustle me for sex.

      On top of that, try walking out of there alone you will be hanged off of by starving children, offered drugs, "trike? trike? trike?" Trust me I've tried it. The restaurants aren't even bad so I have no idea what you're talking about anon.

      What do you mean by "scope it out"? Don't you have to actually go and try to hit up a place to try it and see what the atmosphere is like? Yeah I've done that but after getting some experience travelling solo it is far more comfortable and fun to find a companion while you're there which isn't hard because you're foreign and have money.

      • 3 months ago
        Anonymous

        jesus christ.. how haven't you commited sudoku yet?

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      >depending on where you go people WILL be judging you for being alone. I do it.
      okay, but why would this matter to me at all. If I want to be somewhere, I'll go there. If I don't have something to do somewhere, I won't go there. Not hard.

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      As I get older, I begin to see more sides of mortality. This life is just a dream and the days are getting shorter. I used to think walking 5km was notable, now it's the equivalent of a snack, a wind breaker in winter, or $5 of gas at the pumps. I learn Chinese for a week, the week is gone, and I'm that much closer to being a year older. Same thing with playing guitar, coding, dating, etc.

      Since I was 20 I always wondered how adults cope with all these pervasive existential thoughts associated with aging. There is so much left inexplicable in this life.

      I stood next to a 65 year old colleague today and kept thinking, "holy shit, he's old.. does he care that I am so much younger? Does he think about any of this?"

      Real people spent time typing these posts out

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      you know not everybody is severely autistic like you are right?

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous
  37. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    I solo travel alot but don't feel like this? Maybe I'm not self conscious? I know what I want to see/do and talk to people along the way. Who cares what other people think

  38. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    solo traveling is based. you can make up whatever persona you want to be on your trips and you are free to do what you want.
    I am not Arab, but my main residence is in Dubai, so last time I travelled to Macau, I just wore my tailored kandora with the ghutra and everything all the time. I probably had to do at least 60 pictures with Chinese who thought I was some sheikh or were just impressed by the outfit. It was glorious.

  39. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    At a Norwegian black metal bar alone guys, it's a great time. Not even into metal all that much.

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      What bar is it? Might go there next time I stop in Norway.

  40. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    Just be yourself. (tall, handsome and outgoing).

  41. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    Everyone's alone these days. Including women. Being alone is normal now. Go look at reddshit r/dating, r/travel, etc.. its all losers who are alone.

    I have a 32 yo buddy thats married to some sucubus, corner office, house, car the whole deal, he's in a prison and told me he gets blind faced drunk behind his wifes back just to keep the suicidal thoughts away.

    Your blessed to be alone right now, you hear that sound? listen..shhh..hear that? Thats the sound of a woman NOT nagging you and a baby NOT crying.

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      >told me he gets blind faced drunk behind his wifes back just to keep the suicidal thoughts away.
      What did you say to such a manchild that put this sort of wet Willy in your ears?

  42. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    Finding a restaurant with a bar and eating/drinking solo, talking to locals, chatting with the bartender is one of my favorite parts of travel

  43. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    -

  44. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    This is the thing with you americans. The loser mentality. I solo travelled so much and if I travelled with my gf I wouldn't be able to walk, visit or do whatever and wherever I want. Travelling is like an adventure, you do it to nourish your soul and to find a peace of mind. The moment you include someone else everything gets complicated.

  45. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    Nothing wrong with traveling solo unless you're older than 25, then you just look like a huge loser that hasn't been able to find a wife yet

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      Jokes on you, I have already been married and divorced

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        Yeah right. A 40+ year old gets hotter girls in the third world than the 20-somethings just because the barely legal girls have been literally raised to score a foreigner. My girlfriend was peddled to a Japanese doctor when she was like 7 years old for an arranged marriage and he only ever saw pictures of her. They didn't even chat on the phone he just wanted to pay her parents like $15,000USD to just have her.

        • 3 months ago
          Anonymous

          this sounds horrible but honestly sounds preferable to modern dating

        • 3 months ago
          Anonymous

          >he just wanted to pay her parents like $15,000USD to just have her.
          In grades 8/9, I used to imagine paying my peer's single mother 1-2k to bang her and let me do whatever I wanted with her. I guess the fetish for some (small penis jap) people remain with them into adulthood

          • 3 months ago
            Anonymous

            >bang her daughter *

            • 3 months ago
              Anonymous

              Sex with old people is unhealthy

              • 3 months ago
                Anonymous

                Yeah, I agree. I meant imagining banging a 14yo when I was 14

              • 3 months ago
                Anonymous

                ??? Yeah okay? What's wrong with that?

              • 3 months ago
                Anonymous

                Sex with old people isn't necessarily a problem, but the motivations that make a guy or a woman seek younger people (not underage) is.

                If you're doing it because you just want to have sex with people you find are more beautiful, by all means go the fuck ahead. I couldn't care less about who fucks who. Hell you can even have a relationship with one, as long as you are absolutely aware that you're talking to someone who probably litterally admires you and you don't let that get to your head as it will be a temporary thing.

                If you're doing it because you want to prove that you're "still relevant" or because you feel like "you're in love" with someone 20 years younger than you (it is even worse if said person isn't financially stable yet) then it is unhealthy, you have a fucking problem, and that person will grow up and realize who you truly are and try to get away from you. Or, as they grow up (no one is truly an "adult" until they have lived with someone other than their parents), become someone else that isn't interested in you, and start looking for another, more suitable partner.

                Ironically, the healthiest relationship you can have with younger people is one of lust.

                >t. had a catastrophic relationship with a 45 year old woman that ended blackmailing me, then ending her life because i broke up with her.

              • 3 months ago
                Anonymous

                Projection

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      bait

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous
      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        bait

        cope
        its what everyone is thinking

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      >find a wife yet
      what are you victorian?

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      Are you from flyover America? Or the Third World? Who the fuck marries at 25?

      • 3 months ago
        Anonymous

        Quality people get married at 22. You can have the leftover women.oops they don't want you either

        • 3 months ago
          Anonymous

          The average age for getting married is over 30 these days.

          • 3 months ago
            Anonymous

            You want some used up roasties? Gross, worse than the diseased whores you coomers brag about buying

    • 2 months ago
      Anonymous

      >then you just look like a huge loser that hasn't been able to find a wife yet
      that's exactly what I am though

  46. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    be yourself

  47. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    “Only one is a wanderer, two together are always going somewhere.” Vertigo (1958)

  48. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    >not having packing shirts and a briefcase with you so that you can go to restaurants and have everyone just assume you're travelling for business when you eat alone.

  49. 4 months ago
    NK Anon

    If you travel with a couple good books than you are not alone....

  50. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    The first time I travelled with only my brother and not my whole family it was so awful I'll probably only ever travel alone from now on, as the other anon pointed out, any negative traits someone has will be 10x while you are traveling. Personally I find respect for people that travel alone, it's not easy to plan everything out yourself and it's more true to the adventure of immersing yourself in somewhere different.

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      >any negative traits someone has will be 10x while you are traveling
      Wow, this is so true. Frameable quote.

      >it's more true to the adventure of immersing yourself in somewhere different
      Absolutely agree. Am in disbelief in the unironic incels in this thread that are too insecure to step outside without someone holding their hand.

      >avoid restaurants
      >scope bars for patio seating that faces out onto the street
      >scope tables on the periphery, preferably around a pool table so you have the excuse of just watching the pool game

      basically, just scope places out before you go to them, and position yourself so that being alone appears the most "natural." Everyone in this thread has already told you that "nobody cares" but they absolutely do fucking care. depending on where you go people WILL be judging you for being alone. I do it.

      My favorite thing to observe is lone men in clubs doing "loser laps" where they take a meaningless lap around a club to either appear like they have somewhere to go, or to situatate themselves in a new spot to be a loner because they stayed in their original spot too long and everyone around had already marked him as a "fucking loser"

      people will try to argue with me but this is commonplace. many people are highly socially observent, especially women, and every second you're alone in a place that you shouild otherwise have company, your social value drops rapidly.

      that being said, be conscious of where you're going, where you position yourself, and assess how "natural" it appears to be alone there. for instnace, as i said, bars with patio seating for people watching, coffee shops, etc you get the idea. going to a sit down restaurant alone is suicide tier. just order food to your hotel

      is the most surreal post I've ever seen, wondering if it's high-level bait.

  51. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    How do people afford it is the bigger issue? I have an ok job but if I just left for months at a time traveling all my expenses would catch up with me

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      Vacation days. Paid or otherwise. Use em if you got em. The people traveling for months on end are either usually unemployed.

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      I quit my job after saving up like 35k and travelled for 6 months. Am a code monkey so I just got another one. Other than that, vacation days both paid and unpaid.

      • 3 months ago
        Anonymous

        How long did you work before quitting

        • 3 months ago
          Anonymous

          two and a half years

          • 3 months ago
            Anonymous

            Ill be 28 i should have enough money by then

  52. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    [...]

    >cant even tell total strangers his real name but calls others losers

  53. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    OP, do you really want to be traveling with a friend or family member when you are out banging kids, getting hookups, doing drugs and just letting yourself go on vacations? Not everyone has a companion that close they can share those deeply personal preferences with. I could probably get a friend to do some Marijuana or a few lines, but I wouldn't feel comfortable getting them into kids and stuff again.

    Some people just need to do things alone. If you feel like a loser when traveling alone, maybe you shouldn't be traveling alone. Stick with family and friends. I travel alone when I want to get some pent up stuff out of my system and really let loose. You know? Maybe you don't need that and it's not for you.

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      >banging kids

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      >I wouldn't feel comfortable getting them into kids and stuff again.
      >again
      Uh pedophile sisters? we're being exposed

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      Kids? Unironically have a nice day.

      • 3 months ago
        Anonymous

        Most of these coomers are banging kids, that's what most prostitutes are children that's why coomers travel to other countries to fuck kids

        • 3 months ago
          Anonymous

          Still, it's consensual sex.

          • 3 months ago
            Anonymous

            Is it tho?

        • 3 months ago
          Anonymous

          >t. CNN propaganda watching retard.
          Western media talks about child hookers constantly but I've literally never seen it IRL. Most of the women selling pussy in developing countries are in their 20s and 30s, sometimes older.

        • 3 months ago
          Anonymous

          Where do you get this kind of retarded wrong information from?

          • 3 months ago
            Anonymous

            Elon Musk, the smartest man alive

  54. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    how do people travel in groups but still do weird stuff? last time i solo traveled japan I had to travel to strange stations further out of tokyo to get femdoms to sit on my face. other nights had to pop bottles in maid cafes. id feel like a loser if anyone knew.

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      The ideal travel group is ok with splintering up sometimes, even if that's just one dude spending a night out solo to get his face stinky

  55. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    I do it by not being an insecure child.

  56. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    >Bring a camera
    BOOM
    >you're not a sad extra virgin solo traveler, you're a content creator, people won't look down on you anymore.

    (thinking traveling alone is sad is something i'll never understand but there you go, free advice)

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      >Oh cool, what's your youtube channel?
      >Uhhhhh

  57. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    wew numbers
    just bee urself

  58. 3 months ago
    Anonymous

    >All these posts complaining about women
    what is this cuckery. If a women is doing something retarded, tell them and train that behavior out of them before you go on a trip with them. Not that hard?

  59. 3 months ago
    Anonymous

    I been wanting to go out and travel.
    but i sit here and am like
    >wat do when i get there?
    >why would I even go?
    I just wanna get out of the house. even for a day trip.

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      just go then look on trip advisor or something

  60. 3 months ago
    Anonymous

    There's no better feeling than travelling solo, even if I split the airbnb with a few pals, there's nothing stopping me from heading out alone and meeting up with the lads after a while. It's also way easier meeting strangers than when you're strapped to your travel buddy and can't escape that bubble

  61. 3 months ago
    Anonymous

    ITT: Incel cope

  62. 3 months ago
    Anonymous

    I've been to Tokyo twice, once with my sister and once alone, and I had a much better experience alone.
    While we did see the sights and stuff, the whole trip was kind of unotable besides the "I'm eating different food in a foreign city doing some special activites" deal.
    While I was alone, I got approached by several japanese dudes who wanted to speak english with a foreigner, got invited to drink out twice (for one of the nights, they even willingly paid for half of the night because I ran out of cash despite me saying I should just go so it's not like they wanted to drink with my money) and talked with a dude taking part of a festival I still send emails to.
    Maybe it was because I was with a girl (maybe they thought she was my gf? I guess we look different enough) or maybe it's just a japanese thing, but people just approached me with no input on my end when I was alone compared to when I was with my sister. When travelling with people you just look unapproachable I guess. With people you experienced the sights and food, alone you experience the people.

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      Cool, that's actually a great idea. Next time though if you're in Tokyo with you sister let me know. I'll have my way with her while you can go travel alone.

  63. 3 months ago
    Anonymous

    I don't understand why you care?

    I feel self-conscious if I'm going out by myself in my own local area because the townies here without real careers love to gossip about stupid shit like mentioning if they spotted someone they know.

    But if I'm in some foreign country surrounded by crowds of people who can't speak the same language? Who gives a shit. I don't need companions of my mission is go to sight-seeing and to fuck whores.

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      if my mission*

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      Most people can't just turn off their ability to feel embarrassment in embarrassing situations just because it happens in front of strangers, although I can see how some people become immune to it after doing it for years

  64. 3 months ago
    Anonymous

    Dude its impossible to feel like a loser if you are doing things you like. Fuck clubs. If you're doing things you like, such as touring vineyards, in the Miro Museum in Barcelona, or hanging out in a Paris jazz club, you should be feeling pretty good. Find the stuff you like and like-minded people will appear.

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      You can go on a tour by yourself? that won't look weird at all?

      • 3 months ago
        Anonymous

        Of course. Join a group of boomers.

  65. 3 months ago
    Anonymous

    Simply use Tinder and hook up with locals to not feel like a loser.

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      Or bumble that works too

  66. 3 months ago
    Anonymous

    the goal is to just not care what others think about you

  67. 3 months ago
    Anonymous

    >Anon why didn't you go on that solo trip you were talking about? It sounded like a fun getaway!
    >Oh I didn't have anyone to go with and I don't want to be seen eating alone so I canceled
    See how stupid and loser-ish that sounds

  68. 3 months ago
    Anonymous

    Came to sighsee for a thread like this. I’ve been in AZ, mostly doing outdoorsy stuff and enjoying it. This evening I went to an artsy part of town and walked around some, but it was pretty uncomfortable. Not that I felt like a loser, but just that I was killing time, when I would’ve had a blast with others. Maybe it’s just a personal problem and I was anxious, but it’s a lonely feeling.

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      Normie, go with your friends next time

      • 3 months ago
        Anonymous

        I don’t have any friends

        • 3 months ago
          Anonymous

          I've misinterpreted your situation, anonbro. I apologize, welcome home.
          I know the feel. Best find a girl or two for company.

          • 3 months ago
            Anonymous

            on the bright side I went to the grand canyon today and had a really nice time solo

  69. 3 months ago
    Anonymous

    but I am a loser.

  70. 3 months ago
    Anonymous

    All the posts ITT neglect what I feel is the core aspect of solo travel: If you're doing it alone by choice, or if you're doing it alone out of necessity.

    There are plenty of normal people who travel solo by choice. They don't feel any sort of embarrassment by being places alone, because they don't feel insecure in their social abilities. They can go to a foreign country solo, talk to people, possibly even make friends/meet women because they have a normal personality.

    The people who would have to travel alone by necessity (no friends, no relationships, etc.), they are the ones who will feel the same insecurity abroad that they do at home doing activities alone. Being out alone because you're too autistic to have anyone to be with, you will just have that shoved in your face the entire time by seeing people out with their friends, families, relationships, etc. These people will face these same feeling abroad that they do at home which is why a lot of loners are shut-ins, they stay in their houses because going outside and being confronted with all the happy social people is worse.

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      >OP is a shut-in, loner
      Thanks captain obvious. you didn't answer his question though

      • 3 months ago
        Anonymous

        It’s a fucking easy question to answer. Just Don’t give a shit. I used to be a huge introvert, have terrible social anxiety, etc but I didn’t relish in it. I started going to the gym, lost 80 pounds and “faked it until I made it”.
        You just have to ACT like you’re confident, ACT like you belong and you don’t give a shit about anybodys opinion and one day that will be your normal way of living. Now I’m doing better than ever because I decided I didn’t like who I was, chameleoned into another personality and now I have a ton of friends, have had a few gf’s but I choose to travel alone because it’s so much easier, cheaper, and I can do whatever I want, when I want.

        • 3 months ago
          Anonymous

          This is what I do too.
          what if everyone were faking it though?

          • 3 months ago
            Anonymous

            I don’t understand what you’re asking

            • 3 months ago
              Anonymous

              The question couldn't be more obvious.

              What if there are no authentic ones amongst us?
              What if we developed that large brain of ours not to solve problems, but only to assess what impact our fake persona has on other people?

              • 3 months ago
                Anonymous

                I don’t see the problem with that.
                Once you live with another personality for so long, it becomes you. It’s no longer a “fake” personality.

          • 3 months ago
            Anonymous

            You won't keep the charade up and you'll be back to yourself

            • 3 months ago
              Anonymous

              I've been keeping it up for 14 years.

          • 3 months ago
            Anonymous

            >what if everyone were faking it though?
            that's what life is
            nobody knows what is going to happen, everyone is just guessing
            confident people are just people who dont care about making mistakes

        • 3 months ago
          Anonymous

          I also do this but i also isolate myself a lot, i use earbuds just in case people would talk shit.
          Not a great solution when you want to meet people.

  71. 3 months ago
    Anonymous

    just add it to the pile of other things im currently repressing and not coping with healthy. and eagerly stare into the abyss with eager anticipation.

  72. 3 months ago
    Anonymous

    I am struggling with this too at 36, I use to stay in hostels and sometimes make friends but now I don't make friends and spend all day and all night alone. I also start feeling down and not wanting to talk to anyone and lonely so things just keep going that way, barely spoke a word on my last 8 week trip. And WANT to do Europe but at 38 and a low value male not sure how I'd ever even make a friend

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      Just use meetup.com and go to one of the bar events in whichever city you are in. Many expats and such looking to expand their social circle who show up. You might not find anyone you connect with every time but then you can just leave

  73. 3 months ago
    Anonymous

    Do people post-pandemic even have friends anymore or do social activities? Seems like everyone I know is just content these days to stay indoors online all day and night, binge watching bullshit on some streaming service, ordering Uber Eats and be content with never having to see a single human being ever again. Countries and cities that once had great nightlife and acitivies like Seoul, Bangkok, Medellin, New York City etc killed their appeal completely by going full autism over COVID. Now everyone I know who used to love cities are desparate to go rural or at least some place quieter. Solo travel post-pandemic isnt weird because youre alone, solo travel post-pandemic is weird because you're actually one of the few people outside of your house with the purpose of trying to have fun in real life and not just because of obligations like work or grocery shopping. I think it'll take years before people recover to peak socializing like we had in 2018/2019, if it ever recovers. If you think you're just going to go out and go to a nightclub or bar in some large city and expect it to be exactly how it was before thr pandemic, you're delusional. 1 in 3 males didnt have sex at all in the past year just in the US alone, so what oes that tell you?

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      >1 in 3 males didnt have sex at all in the past year just in the US alone, so what oes that tell you?
      That 1 in 3 males browse sighsee

      • 3 months ago
        Anonymous

        Like you?

        • 3 months ago
          Anonymous

          Thatsthejoke.exe

          • 3 months ago
            Anonymous

            stop

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      Covid has certainly made many intersections in urban setting much more retarded as there is always a karen in every group. Different friend groups since pandemic. Pessimism because of how retarded tourism can be with delays/cancellation and covid anxiety.

      • 3 months ago
        Anonymous

        Yeah urban centets used to have a sort of liberating, freeing, do-whatever-you-want, live and let live sort of vibe, but since COVID these plsces now represent rules, bureacracy, headaches, lockdowns, quarantines and other sorts of bullshit that have completrly stifled the whole mood. Travel is the same way, SEA used to be a wild west sort of place where anything would go within reason and a sort of escape from the sterility of the West, now since COVID even a place like Florida feels more free and Wild West than say Thailand or the Philippines.

      • 3 months ago
        Anonymous

        easy, just stop inviting the maskaren.

      • 3 months ago
        Anonymous

        When is the last time you left your mom's basement? Nobody has cared about covid for over a year now when we got it under control with vaccines.

        • 3 months ago
          Anonymous

          Really? Japan and China still shut off to tourism, everyone in Asia is still masked up everywhere, California is still rolling out mask mandates across the state, Germany and Ireland talking about mask mandates in the Fall, The Netherlands is still shut off to toruism, in NYC Mayor Adams is talking about mandatory vaccinations for children in the Fall, in Canada they are talking about mandatory boosters every 9 months also starting in the Fall, New York subways still have "mask up!" posters everywhere with still about 25% of people Id say voluntarily complying. Were nowhere near done yet, just wait until the elections get going in the Fall. Theyre practically shouting it at you in your face that this Fall season is going to return to mandates of various types the world over.

          • 3 months ago
            Anonymous

            You've overdosed on 4chan fearmongering memes again. In the real world people are nowhere near as scared and subservient as you.

            • 3 months ago
              Anonymous

              Uh no Im fucking not. None of this information came from fucking 4chan, this is all in the mainstream news. Research every single fucking thing I listed and its all backed up by major CNN/MSNBC-tier news outlets, if thats your sort of fancy.

              • 3 months ago
                Anonymous

                How come none of your fearmongering is on any "mainstream media" but only on 4chan? You are obviously looking for things to shit your pants in fear about, not facts.

              • 3 months ago
                Anonymous

                Heres a few, look up the rest yourself...

                https://sacramento.cbslocal.com/video/6257681-yosemite-national-park-once-again-requiring-visitors-to-wear-masks/

                https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/we-will-never-be-fully-vaccinated-against-covid-canadians-may-be-required-to-get-booster-shot-every-9-months/ar-AAZd5xf?fullscreen=true&cvid=52dd24f8fd584a6982b579363ed0ab96#image=1

                https://www.traveloffpath.com/germany-and-ireland-preparing-to-reintroduce-mandatory-masks-this-fall/

                https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/news/more-parts-of-china-battle-covid-and-threats-of-lockdown-as-cases-spike-again/ar-AAZckUP

              • 3 months ago
                Anonymous

                >maybe
                >preparing
                >china
                Antivax virgins gonna antivax virgin.

          • 2 months ago
            Anonymous

            >Netherlands is still shut off to toruism
            twitchcon is happening its pretty open?

        • 3 months ago
          Anonymous

          COVID cases skyrocketed after vaccines fortunately only fatties die from it

  74. 3 months ago
    Anonymous

    [...]

    You sound tearful. Lost someone?

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      No one "lost someone" from COVID, retard.
      Unless they were alread 80 years old or obese, in wich case it's just nature doing its job, so fuck you.

  75. 3 months ago
    Anonymous

    I go on road trips all alone all the time. Traveling with others sucks

  76. 3 months ago
    Anonymous

    I just notice all the guys holding their wives/GFs' purses and bags and spending half of their vacation taking pictures of them in front of meaningless things, like fountains. I listen for their low-level arguments in public, trying to keep their composure. I see the GF/wives checking out other guys and flirting with staff.

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      >I see the GF/wives checking out other guys and flirting with staff.

      I always smile at the women I catch checking me out knowing that the whores will then take it out on their simp husbands later who will have no idea why their cunt is upset

      • 3 months ago
        Anonymous

        I flirt back with them, also. I used to have sympathy for the guys, but those simps look down on me for being single. So fuck 'em. They get their 5 minutes of in-and-out once a week, that's all they're really in this life for, and to be proud doormats.

  77. 3 months ago
    stiff peaks

    so you go to pataya and get yourself some company. whats so hard about that gayman

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      >yeah bro, just travel to thailand and befriend a bunch of alcoholic boomers

      • 3 months ago
        Anonymous

        why not? embrace and learn from others mistakes. It's the best way to grow.

  78. 3 months ago
    Anonymous

    I do, but I don't have any other choice. I just assumed I'm a loser long ago.

  79. 3 months ago
    Anonymous

    Remember that most people are looser but can't afford to travel.
    Also, if you're solo, you'd be a looser wherever you're from too. So being a loser who travels is a huge step up.

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      Sad, but true. thank you kind anon. I will remember this next time I feel like a loser.

  80. 3 months ago
    Anonymous

    I tend to myself desperately lonely and aimlessly wandering when I solo travel, but it might be because I never make plans. I tend to just show up somewhere then walk around, sit in cafes and bookstores, and eat at restaurants. The most fun I think I ever had solo traveling was when I joined an international hiking meetup group one afternoon and spent the afternoon hiking with them. Everyone was so friendly, a mix of locals and foreigners, and I wanted to cry realizing how much better it is being with people. Mega-introverts might be able to handle it but solo travel just isn't for me.

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      Youre insecure.

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      Perfectly describes how I feel atm, including the fact I didn’t make any plans.

  81. 3 months ago
    Anonymous

    I'm essentially a first time traveler from a small city that wants to experience the big city so I'm heading to LA/OC by myself. I don't really have a goal or purpose when going down there, but I've been trying to find things to do from watching videos but they all seem generally the same stuff like amusement parks or beachs and it's a bit "meh". How do I find purpose in the travel? I'm afraid of going there and wasting money not doing anything.

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      research the area. identify a few specific places and things you are actually interested in seeing. this gives you something to do; you can engage with what's in front of you and will forget worries about what other people think. always be open minded and maintain an exploratory attitude. with experience you may begin to find yourself more comfortable just taking things in as they come in a new place.

    • 3 months ago
      Anonymous

      Kids today have no hobbies and it shows. Maybe ask a boomer what they did as a youth. Not that you would be interested in the same stuff as them like talking to girls, or surfing or fishing or going to museums etc. Like heck how can you be young and so uninterested in life. Maybe that's why yall turn to heroin and Mary jane

      • 3 months ago
        Anonymous

        internet dopamine releases ruined them

  82. 3 months ago
    Anonymous

    I’m travelling alone for the first time and I feel like a loser. My hostel has no social areas or functions, and the only other person in my room is some 40 French guy who does not want to socialize. I thought that I’d become a more normal and social person as I aged, but I feel like I’ve immediately regressed to what I was in university. I still can’t bring myself to put myself out there.

  83. 2 months ago
    Anonymous

    How do I meet fellow travelers as an autist that hates hostels?
    I like having my own room and some privacy

    • 2 months ago
      Anonymous

      Go to expat bars.

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