Oftentimes your host will also show you around the city, have a meal with you or simply just converse with you.
So grab the bull by the horns, Couchsurf and hang out with a local in their home.
Forget about fancy and lonely hotel rooms and open or in your browser, read the reviews and find the best social hostel there is.
A wise man called Maxwell Maltz once said: “If you make friends with yourself you will never be alone.” Learn to be your own best friend you won’t feel lonely when travelling or in life in general.
If there’s a stranger on the train smiling at you, why not say: “Hello! ” If you see another backpacker, why not ask: “Hey buddy, where are you going?
Many people are afraid of travelling alone as they feel that spending so much time in their own company might be emotionally difficult.
Seasoned traveller, blogger and Like A Local editor Annes shares 17 tips on how not to feel lonely when travelling alone.