I’m a senior in college who hopes to travel/backpack the world during recesses (Winter, Spring, and Summer).
My biggest problem is that I have no friends who would be down for really cheap hostels/food, lots of walking, and everything else I have in mind.
So I made a decision—I’d go alone. Unfortunately, my parents said “No way. Too dangerous.”
So my question is what should I do?
The obvious answer was to find a travel program. But I’m deadest against this. The whole point of my trip is freedom. Plus the programs are expensive.
So I came up with a second idea. Use Facebook. Find people from my college who I can meet up with at various points. But my college is small so this is impractical.