One of the most common ways for brides to celebrate their upcoming weddings is to have a bachelorette party.
For some, this can be a simple night out (or in) with friends.
For others, it can mean a full-blown four-night trip to a special destination.
“I chose to go on a solo bachelorette backpacking trip because I am an adventure junkie and each time I travel solo, I discover myself deeper and deeper,” she said.
Rao wanted to go to the mountains and spend time alone before taking on the new responsibilities that go along with marriage.
“Learn to ‘be’ and enjoy your own company.”
Monica Daniels, a financial advisory consultant and travel adviser, chose Scottsdale, Arizona, as her solo trip destination before marrying her husband, Darrion.
“I wanted to have time to think about what it means to be a wife — and enjoy being ‘Monica Wright’ one last time,” a solo traveler said of her trip ahead of her wedding day. (iStock)
Daniels wanted to enjoy her maiden name one last time, she also told Fox News Digital.
“I wanted to have time to think about what it means to be a wife — and enjoy being ‘Monica Wright’ one last time,” she said.
Today, many bachelorette parties consist of weekend trips — making the job of being a bridesmaid sometimes expensive and time-consuming. (iStock)
Daniels’ friends still made sure to check in with her on the trip — and she felt the love even while she was traveling solo, she added.
She, too, would recommend that brides-to-be take a solo bachelorette trip.