It’s no secret I’m personally not a big fan of solo travel but I think there is a lot to be said for leaving your significant other at home every once and awhile and going on a trip with your friends.
Here are some benefits to travelling with your friends..
I have found that there is no better way to bond with your friends like taking a trip away and making memories to last a lifetime together. As great as going out together on a Saturday night is, it’s great to change up the scene and do things that you wouldn’t usually do together. Years later we still laugh about memories we have made together!
Travelling with good friends who you comfortable means when you’re grumpy or tired you can be a straight up pain in the ass and they just ignore you and carry on. Significant others are great, but they don’t take the grumpy girlfriend as well as your friends do! (in my experience anyway!)
Getting away from the world and spending quality time is just good for everyone involved. I think it’s healthy to spend a few days away from your boyfriend/girlfriend and travelling with friends gives you the chance to spend some quality time together as well. Two birds, one stone!
I think I might be luckier than most to have a group of friends who are trust worthy, understanding and loyal (as all good friends should be) so these possibly don’t apply to everyone. In the times we have been away together we help each other out and if a fight every breaks out (lets be honest, with a group of girls it is inevitable!) I think we have finally mastered the art of forgetting it after an hour or two and moving on so we can enjoy the rest of our time together. My mother who is in her fifties often goes on trips with her friends from school, a small bit of proof on how your friendships can benefit from taking trips away.
Do you like to travel with your friends, or do you prefer to go solo/with your other half?