Traveling as a hobby has sky-rocketed the past few years, thanks to budget air-fares and Airbnbs. But most of the time, we depend on friends and family before we book the ticket. However traveling alone also has its perks, sometimes it’s actually even better. so before the jitter gets to your system, take a read at the five benefits you can get by traveling alone in your 20s.

1. You Learn To Save

Of course before you book the ticket and reserve the hotel room, you need the cash to make it happen. But traveling alone means no split costs with friends or depending on the parents to pay the bill. This forces you to be more disciplined in saving money.