Books & Bridges: Budapest for the Quiet Solo Traveller

Hungary, Budapest Guide (B): Books & Bridges: Budapest for the Quiet Solo Traveller

There seem to be two types of solo traveller. There are the ones who, as extroverts or simply because they don’t enjoy being alone, enjoy putting themselves in social situations and meeting new people. They will join free walking tours and bar crawls and essentially go to any place or do any activity that allows them to interact with others. Then there are the solo travellers who, perhaps being slightly more introverted, are happy to explore alone and avoid the big social scene, looking for picturesque serenity more than pubs and parties.

I definitely fall into the latter group. If I’m travelling solo, particularly if it’s just for a short break, I don’t tend to look for social contact and companionship. Brief encounters with a random character are enough to satisfy my social sanity whilst ensuring my personal itinerary isn’t interrupted. The truth is, I like having time alone and having the chance to fulfil my own plans at my own pace. However, if I do happen to meet someone who becomes a great travel companion, I will cherish this new friendship and do my best to preserve it. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Books & Bridges: Budapest for the Quiet Solo Traveller
Guide Location: Hungary » Budapest
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Falk Miksa utca   Kacabajka   Massolit   Lipóti   Margaret Bridge   Margaret Island   Royal Palace   Gellert Hill   Elisabeth Bridge   Vaci utca   Central Market Hall   City Park   Heroes’ Square   House of Terror   Kino Cafe  
Author: Shannon Colman
Read it on author's website: https://soleseeking.com/2016/04/11/books-bridges-budapest-solo-travel/

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