Do you like traveling alone?

Traveling ,Germany
@thelme55 (11962)
Germany
November 26, 2017 2:05pm CST
Me, not really but if there is no other way, I do travel alone. Anyway, I will be traveling to a friend and then the next day we will go to a Filipino German Christmas party. I will be staying in the house of a Pinay friend who is the publisher of the magazine I am writing. It will be the first time I will be in a Filipino German Christmas party sponsored by our magazine. I am looking forward to that. I will be traveling by train to the south of Germany for 6 hours. I have to change trains 2 to 3 times, too. No worry, I am used to traveling since we are family of Bundesbahner ( people who work in the German railway.) Now, I am thinking what to bring for my friend and her 2 kids. I am thinking of making Gingerbread house but it might be ruin during my travel. Maybe, I just bake cookies for them. We'll see. What about you? Do you travel by train? The photo above was the gingerbread house I made a few years ago.
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@JohnRoberts (41291)
• Los Angeles, California
26 Nov
I have traveled by train from London to Rome to Paris. I prefer traveling alone so I can be in complete command.
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@thelme55 (11962)
• Germany
26 Nov
Yes, traveling alone is great @JohnRoberts. 2 years ago I went to Berlin for a weekend to meet my publisher friend. The day before I flew back home, I have visited the office of Chancellor Merkel and sigthseeing in the city of Berlin. It was nice sightseeing by myself with my video camera and enjoyed it very much.
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@marguicha (81902)
• Chile
26 Nov
I donĀ“t like to travel alone if I can do it in any other way. The picture is beautiful!
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@thelme55 (11962)
• Germany
26 Nov
I can understand you @marguicha. I don't want to travel alone when I am in my home country Philippines but here in Germany, I feel safe. Thanks.
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@marguicha (81902)
• Chile
26 Nov
@thelme55 For me if is not a question of safety. I like to talk with other people.
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@thelme55 (11962)
• Germany
28 Nov
@marguicha I see.
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@lady1993 (15779)
• Philippines
28 Nov
I traveled alone once.. it was peaceful, but i do not think i will do it ever again
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@thelme55 (11962)
• Germany
28 Nov
Yes, it is peaceful as you have nobody to talk to unless you like talking to strangers. I don't travel alone in the Philippines. Thanks @lady1993
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@lady1993 (15779)
• Philippines
30 Nov
@thelme55 I did talk to some strangers since i was not familiar with the place where i was going to people sure are nice
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@thelme55 (11962)
• Germany
1 Dec
@lady1993 that's good. I talked to stranger too when I asked something about a direction of the place where I wanted to go.
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@LadyDuck (122475)
• Switzerland
27 Nov
I also do not like to travel alone, in those recent times it's even pretty dangerous. I would make cookies, a gingerbread house is risky to be taken in a 6 hours train ride.
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@thelme55 (11962)
• Germany
29 Nov
Yes, I have thought about that @LadyDuck. I will bake cookies, cake pops or chocolate fudge to bring with me for the kids, my friend and her husband.
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@LadyDuck (122475)
• Switzerland
29 Nov
@thelme55 I think is the best to do.
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@thelme55 (11962)
• Germany
29 Nov
@LadyDuck yes, it is.
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@ridingbet (38129)
• Philippines
28 Nov
i traveled alone going to a nearby province.
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@thelme55 (11962)
• Germany
29 Nov
That is good @riding bet. Sometimes we have to.
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@Kandae11 (27250)
27 Nov
I don't mind traveling alone - if it is public transport. I love traveling by train.
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@thelme55 (11962)
• Germany
29 Nov
That is good @Kandae11. I love traveling by train, too. Sometimes, it is nice to have a companion when traveling but if nobody goes with me, I have to go alone. I will not be able to go to places I would love to go if I have to wait for a companion to go with me.
@kiran8 (15289)
• Mangalore, India
27 Nov
I travel alone most of the time when I visit my children who are in different countries. I also travel alone while visiting my mother and siblings who are in Bangalore. I have got used to it but it is a lot of fun when we travel together as a family ..
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@thelme55 (11962)
• Germany
29 Nov
Yes, it is a lot of fun when you have someone traveling with you @kiran8. Sometimes I fly alone to my home country when hubby can't fly with me. I am already used to travel alone.
@MALUSE (33004)
• Denmark
26 Nov
If you are a Bundesbahner family, you know that travelling by train can be a pleasure in Germany. Try to avoid travelling on a Friday, though. The beginning of the week is more advisable. Btw, travelling alone is no problem for me. I've often done that.
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@thelme55 (11962)
• Germany
26 Nov
Yes, it is a pleasure to travel by train @MALUSE. I have to travel in the morning on Friday as the Christmas party is on Saturday evening. Then I still have time with my friend showing me her town or city. I have done traveling alone many times as hubby don't like to accompany me especially if I have to roam around and sightseeing with my Pinay friends.
@valmnz (13198)
• New Zealand
26 Nov
I'm quite happy to travel alone and do so quite often these days as my husband doesn't like travelling any more. I enjoy being alone with my own thoughts.
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@thelme55 (11962)
• Germany
26 Nov
So we are of the same boat @valmnz. I would love my hubby to come with me but like your hubby, he doesn't like traveling anymore unless we go to our second home which is in the Philippines. I am enjoying my own thoughts too while traveling alone.
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@RasmaSandra (13425)
• Riga, Latvia
26 Nov
Lovely gingerbread house. I have taken short journeys by myself to friends in different places but if I would travel more I would like to have someone with me.
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@thelme55 (11962)
• Germany
26 Nov
It is nice to have a companion to travel @RasmaSandra. You have someone to talk to while traveling.
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@maezee (27886)
• United States
26 Nov
Hope you have a wonderful trip! I personally travel by plane rather than train.
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@thelme55 (11962)
• Germany
26 Nov
Thank you @maezee. I travel sometimes with a plane but this time not. The plane is way too expensive for me nowadays. I have to save for my summer travel next year.
@sharon6345 (102287)
• United States
26 Nov
I could not do it if I wanted too. good for you.
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@thelme55 (11962)
• Germany
26 Nov
Why, if you don't mind me asking @sharon6345? Thanks.
@snowy22315 (34442)
• United States
29 Nov
Well, I have done so, and enjoyed it, but I prefer to go with people honestly.
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@Hannihar (13092)
27 Nov
When I traveled I used to go places to see them alone or went to places to visit others.
@nangayo (2293)
• Nairobi, Kenya
27 Nov
I do not travel by train because our commuter trains are just too slow and neglected. I last traveled by train when i was a little girl.
@TRBRocks420 (62425)
• Banks, Oregon
27 Nov
Me not really either my friend.
• Philippines
27 Nov
You are so lucky travelling through trains over there. With the dangers happening in this country of ours, id rather travel with a companion.
@jaboUK (50778)
• United Kingdom
27 Nov
That's a lovely gingerbread house Thelma. I haven't been on a train for years, but I don't mind travelling alone at all. I hope you enjoy your party.
@JudyEv (101179)
• Bunbury, Australia
27 Nov
I love travelling by train but six hours is a long time. I love your gingerbread house.
@amadeo (48200)
• United States
26 Nov
I never travel alone.I love to travel by train.It has been a very long while.