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How A Solo Vacation Can Change Your Life

Blog by Brad Herman | April 20th, 2013

A few months ago, I planned my first-ever solo, weeklong international trip. Ambitiously (and somewhat arbitrarily), I chose Vietnam: a place I'd never been but heard was unique and beautiful, 8,000 miles away from Los Angeles. Most of my research was conducted by surveying my friends on Facebook, polling them for travel suggestions. Ultimately I planned to split the seven days among three picturesque beaches in southern Vietnam.