Is it Better to Travel with Friends or with Parents? - lauren on ...

I imagine that each of us have reasons why we desire to journey alone or in a group. I need to hear your opinions.

In much of the world, solo travellers – and single folks generally – are seen as unusual, even a bit unfortunate. But travelling¬†alone, you might find yourself the recipient of¬†generous invites to individuals’s homes for dinner. So do not feel bad – simply roll with it, and exhibit your free-agent status by providing to take a household’s photograph at a big sight, as an illustration, or sitting close to a chatty gang at a bar.

I’ve been talking to National Geographic about a documentary journey series format I’ve written that’s part cultural commentary, part social experiment. It may see me moving round Australia and then on to Berlin, Jaipur in India, rural Russia, to Northern Tanzania and beyond. It can be a wild and …

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