I drop myself into cities and countries where I know no one on a regular basis. I enjoy the challenge and the freedom, but I also forget that this is a practice like any other, and may seem somewhat inaccessible at first. I want to demystify it.
The following suggestions stem from my years of solo traveling. I don’t necessarily follow them all for every trip, but one could, in theory. I believe each one has a deep potential to cushion the fall into unknown territory.