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23 Unconventional Places Introverts Would Love To Travel

23 Unconventional Places Introverts Would Love To Travel

Introverts. You probably know a few people who consider themselves as one. If not, then let me be the first.

Introverts love to travel as much as extroverts. We just prefer different destinations. Extroverts may perceive them as unconventional but introverts find that such places are interesting and stimulating.

Extroverts may choose to travel to cities like Paris or Tokyo. Introverts might actually be interested in some of the same cities but they will opt for activities that cater to their introversion.

So, here are 23 unconventional places that introverts would love to travel at some point of their lives.

neworleans

    1. Walking Alone To People Watch In New Orleans

    “Although the raucous city of New Orleans may seem like a party paradise for extroverts, introverts will enjoy observing and taking in all of the local ambience”, says Jenn Granneman, Founder of Introvert Dear.

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      2. Refresh The Soul With Beauty In The Canadian Rocky Mountains

      “With sweeping vistas, pristine air, and wilderness, it is the perfect place to recharge from it all”, says Naomi Huzovicova.

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        3. Sailing To Relax In Malta’s Sister Islands, Gozo & Comino

        “Malta is still fairly unknown to American tourists, which makes it the perfect place for introverts to blend in and disappear for a short trip”, says Carly Smith.

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          4. Four-Wheeling Down Hilly Roads To Experience Exhilaration In Rural Chihuahua

          “The state of Chihuahua are home to tiny towns like Santa Rosalia De Cuevas. You can take an ATV and go flying down dirt roads without ever encountering another human being”, says Clayburn Griffin.

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            5. Roaming To Get Lost In The City Of Tokyo

            “Tokyo is a great place for introverts because you can remain anonymous. In addition, it helps that the Japanese are not intrusive”, says Patti Geroulis, Co-Founder of The Travel Sisters.

            The region consists of the Antilles, divided into the larger Greater Antilles which bound the sea on the north, the Lesser Antilles on the south and east (including the Leeward Antilles), the Bahamas, and the Turks and Caicos Islands or the Lucayan Archipelago, which are in fact in the Atlantic Ocean north of Cuba, not in the Caribbean Sea. Some islands in the region have relatively flat terrain of non-volcanic origin. These islands include Aruba (possessing only minor volcanic features), Barbados, Bonaire, the Cayman Islands, Saint Croix, The Bahamas or Antigua. Others possess rugged towering mountain-ranges like the islands of Cuba, Hispaniola, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Dominica, Montserrat, Saba, Saint Kitts, Saint Lucia, Saint Thomas, Saint John, Tortola, Grenada, Saint Vincent, Guadeloupe, Martinique, and Trinidad & Tobago. The climate of the region is tropical but rainfall varies with elevation, size and water currents (cool upwellings keep the ABC islands arid). Warm, moist tradewinds blow consistently from the east creating rainforest/semidesert divisions on mountainous islands. Occasional northwesterlies affect the northern islands in the winter. The region enjoys year-round sunshine, divided into 'dry' and 'wet' seasons, with the last six months of the year being wetter than the first half. The waters of the Caribbean Sea host large, migratory schools of fish, turtles, and coral reef formations. Hurricanes, which at times batter the region, usually strike northwards of Grenada, and to the west of Barbados. The principal hurricane belt arcs to northwest of the island of Barbados in the Eastern Caribbean. The region sits in the line of several major shipping routes with the man-made Panama Canal connecting the western Caribbean Sea with the Pacific Ocean.

              6. Salsa Dance By The Sea In Cuba

              “Dancing is a great activity for introverts because it is a way of connecting without talking”, says Michaela Chung, Founder of Introvert Spring.

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                7. Hiking To Experience Solitude In Torres Del Paine

                “You can hike all day without seeing more than a handful of hikers passing by you”, says John Manooigan.

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                  8. Join A Bike Tour To Experience The Epic Scenery Of France’s Bordeaux Region

                  “This type of trip appeals to introverts because it presents opportunities to socialize and times to be alone”, says Janice Chung.

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                    9. Wandering The Streets In Montmartre To People Watch In Paris

                    “For introverts, it helps with inspiration and experiencing the magic of artists from the past and present”, says Isabelle Rizo.

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                      10. Looking To The Ocean For Inspiration At Martha’s Vineyard

                      As a writer and introvert, there is no better place for inspiration and creativity than living in a fortress-like house with Walter Knoll interior on Martha’s Vineyard as depicted in the movie, The Ghost Writer.

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                        11. Experience Inner Peace Via Yoga On The Edge Of The Makgadikgadi Salt Pans

                        “Introverts would appreciate a place so remote and quiet that one can actually see the curve of the earth and hear the blood circulate through their ears”, says Lucy Ballantyne.

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                          12. Discover Oneself By Living In Antarctica

                          “It would be an introvert’s dream to work in the U.S. Antarctic Program. With such a small population, it is an incredible opportunity for self-discovery and reflection”, says Kenneth Campbell.

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                            13. Travel On A Long Journey To Self-Reflect Through The Appalachian Trail

                            This is something that I plan to do at some point of my life. As an introvert, there is nothing better than connecting with nature directly by trekking hundreds of miles alone.

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                              14. Taking An Italian Cooking Class To Bask In The Tranquility Of Beautiful Tuscany

                              “An Italian cooking class held in Italy may appeal to introverts because it is an intimate setting, where you can be among a small group of people or choose to be alone”, says George Meyers.

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                                15. Ski To Experience A Sense Of Awe In Winter Park, Colorado

                                “This experience would appeal to thrill-seeking introverts because it is a great getaway to be alone with your thoughts and the beautiful views”, says Hailey Lanier.

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                                  16. Hiking To Experience Nature Along The Camino De Santiago

                                  “The long distance trek appeals to introverts because you get to spend time discovering nature, far away from crowds and major cities”, says Gabriel Schirm.

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                                    17. Bird Watch To Experience Quietness At Kensal Green Cemetary In London

                                    “Introverts can enjoy all of the benefits of public park without the noisy crowds”, says Tui Snider.

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                                      18. Immersing Oneself In Total Remoteness In Slope Point, New Zealand

                                      Not only is it at one of the southernmost points in the world but it offers some of the most majestic views of New Zealand’s green landscape”, says Richard Grasso.

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                                        19. Touring To Experience Openness In The Southwest Desert

                                        “The tour is perfect for the introvert to experience some of the most desolate places in The West”, says Joseph Cowlishaw, Co-Founder of Utah UFO Fest.

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                                          20. Meditating At Sunrise To Conjure Inner Peace In Parque Juarez

                                          “This place is a perfect for introverts to be among such beauty and tranquility”, says Kallen Diggs.

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                                            21. Living At The Famed Shakespeare & Co Bookstore In Paris

                                            “If you feel like talking, there is an endless supply of interesting people. If not, you can just sit and read”, says Hazel Thornton.

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                                              22. Snorkeling To Bask In The Stillness Of The Surin Islands

                                              “It is an unspoiled tropical paradise that is less crowded and a more peaceful place that introverts will enjoy,” says Sylvain Chevreton, General Manager of Khaolake Explorer.

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                                                23. Ride The High-Speed Train To Make Time For Reflection From Tokyo To Mt. Fuji

                                                “There is no better way to recharge than enjoying a long, solitary train journey. In Japan, it’s not generally acceptable for strangers to talk to each other or for people to make much noise. So, you’ll be guaranteed a peaceful ride”, says Sian Atkins.

                                                Featured photo credit: Dani Geza via pixabay.com

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                                                Last Updated on September 28, 2020

                                                30 Powerful Success and Failure Quotes That Will Lead You to Success

                                                30 Powerful Success and Failure Quotes That Will Lead You to Success

                                                No one can live a positive life without failing. However, many people experience a fear of failure, despite its inevitability in life. Failure, as you will see from these 30 success and failure quotes, is the key ingredient for the recipe of success!

                                                Today’s society is obsessed with success and achievement, and failure is definitely NOT part of the equation. Failure and making mistakes is hidden away or seen as a human weakness.

                                                However, if you avoid making mistakes in life, struggle to do everything right, and are obsessed with perfection and order, then living and experiencing a successful and happy life is going to be impossible.

                                                Embrace your failure, whether it is one failure or many failures, because with the right attitude and a willingness to learn from your mistakes, you are guaranteed a lifetime of success. Here are some uplifting quotes about failure and success to help you get started.

                                                1. “Never let success get to your head; never let failure get to your heart.” -Anonymous

                                                This quote is important for those of us who feel downtrodden after every failure, heartbroken, if you will. If you let failure get you down for more than a couple of days, you’re wasting away your chance to bounce back from it.

                                                On the other hand, if you allow yourself to build an inflated ego after every success, future failures may be even harder to cope with. Maintain a sense of humility and gratitude for each success and failure you find.

                                                2. “Just because you fail once, doesn’t mean you’re gonna fail at everything. Keep trying, hold on, and always, always, always believe in yourself, because if you don’t, then who will, sweetie?” -Marilyn Monroe

                                                Marilyn Monroe is spot on with this one. The first person who should be there to catch you when you fall is you. You have to be your own best advocate, the person to build you up when it feels like everything is going wrong. The others in your support system are just icing on the cake.

                                                3. “You always pass failure on your way to success.” -Mickey Rooney

                                                In today’s competitive world, it’s hard to understand that almost no one experiences failure before they experience genuine, lasting success. Failure is what forces you to learn in order to achieve that goal you’ve been working up to.

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                                                4. “Failure is not falling down but refusing to get up.” -Chinese proverb

                                                Everyone falls. Those who refuse to pick themselves back up, no matter if it’s after two days or two years, are the true failures.

                                                5. “Successful people don’t fear failure but understand that it’s necessary to learn and grow from.” -Robert Kiyosaki

                                                There are many success and failure quotes on this idea, and that’s because it’s so very important. Learning doesn’t happen when things are easy. It happens when things get tough and you have to find a way through challenges.

                                                6. “The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won’t. It’s whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere.” -Barack Obama

                                                No one can escape failure. If you let it keep you down and shying away from achieving your goals, you’ve failed again. If you learn from it and continue on your path toward greatness, it wasn’t a true failure but a lesson.

                                                7. “Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.” -Og Mandion

                                                Determination is one of the best antidotes to failure. Even if you take two steps forward and one step back, you’re still moving forward with grit and determination. Keep going!

                                                8. “Fear regret more than failure.” -Taryn Rose

                                                At the end of your life, what do you think you’ll feel worst about, failing or never trying?

                                                9. “Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.” -Nelson Mandela

                                                If anyone has enough insight to offer us success and failure quotes, it’s Nelson Mandela. He learned that that path to success (and freedom) is full of setbacks. His determination, however, led him to make amazing changes in the world around him. Now that’s success.

                                                10. “The secret of life is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.” -Paulo Coelho

                                                Each time you get back up, it will get easier and easier, and you’ll realize each time that those failures are the greatest lessons life will ever give you.

                                                11. “Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.” -Napoleon Hill

                                                Unfortunately, many people stop trying after a large failure comes their way. They lose their confidence, determination, and will. However, success usually follows quickly behind these huge failures because you’ve inevitably learned what not to do.

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                                                Don’t stop with the huge failure. Take a few more steps and see if it gets you where you wanted to go.

                                                12. I have not failed, I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” -Thomas Alva Edison

                                                Through his success and failure quotes, Thomas Edison shows us that failures are only truly failures if you don’t learn the lesson they offer.

                                                13. “It’s fine to celebrate success, but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.” -Bill Gates

                                                Celebrating success feels good, but learning the lessons of failure is where growth occurs[1], which can lead you to even greater successes.

                                                14. “The only thing that separates success from failure is one last attempt. Try one more time and you will get lucky.” -Apoorve Dubey

                                                Every success comes from an attempt. If you don’t try one more time, you’ll never know if it could’ve been your big chance at big success.

                                                15. “Failure is a detour; not a dead-end street.” -Zig Ziglar

                                                Many people get impatient with failure. They feel that it’s a stopping point, or a road that’s too long to walk. However, the patience to take that new road is exactly what’s necessary to find success. If success is easy to find, it likely won’t last very long.

                                                16. “In the real world, very smart people fail, and mediocre people rise. Part of what makes people fail or succeed are skills that have nothing to do with IQ. Also, the idea that intelligence can be gauged by an IQ test is erroneous.” -Camille Paglia

                                                Failure is not a sign of a lack of intelligence, as Paglia suggests. Failure is a sign of great intelligence and great courage. She also points out the important point that intelligence takes many forms, and it’s often the grit and maturity to accept failure for the temporary setback that it is.

                                                17. “Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.” -Oprah Winfrey

                                                Queens will always be queens, no matter if they experience success or failure. And you will always be you, so use that to your advantage, and take the risk of failure in order to reach success.

                                                18. “It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case, you fail by default.” -J.K. Rowling

                                                Living a life free of failure generally means you have lived a boring, uneventful life. Is it really worth it?

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                                                19. “You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.” -Richard Branson

                                                If you’ve ever watched a child learn to walk, you know that Branson’s success and failure quotes are true. Children are determined. They fall, and they get back up. And then they learn, and soon they’re running.

                                                20. “Success or failure is caused more by mental attitude than by mental capacity.” -Walter Scott

                                                Scott knows that intelligence is less of a determining factor in success than determination or ruthless optimism. Set yourself up for success by cultivating both.

                                                21. “I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again. That is why I succeed.” -Michael Jordan

                                                Michael Jordan knows failure, and yet we know him as an incredibly successful person. Why? Because he never let the failures stop him from moving on.

                                                22. “There comes a time in your life, when you walk away from all the drama and people who create it. You surround yourself with people who make you laugh. Forget the bad, and focus on the good. Love the people who treat you right, pray for the ones who don’t. Life is too short to be anything but happy. Falling down is a part of life, getting back up is living.” -José N. Harris

                                                The secrets to success are pretty simple, and living a full life is only possible once you learn that getting up after a failure will bring a great sense of satisfaction and joy.

                                                23. “All people fail at certain instances in their lives, the only thing that makes them different is how they manage to stand up or how they choose to fail again.” -Unknown

                                                If you fail, you’re like the vast majority of the world. What makes you different is how you choose to respond.

                                                24. “Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” -Robert Kennedy

                                                If you aim high, even if you fall short you’ll still likely be ahead of the majority of people. Take the time in life to fail greatly because that’s where you’ll find your true self.

                                                25. “Failure is good as long as it doesn’t become a habit.” -Michael Eisner

                                                If you continue to make the same mistakes, you’re not learning from your failures. This is when it becomes a destructive habit instead of a moment to propel you toward success.

                                                26. “If you are afraid of failure, you don’t deserve to be successful.” -Charles Barkley

                                                Only those who are willing to accept the hard emotions that come along with failure will be those who will enjoy the good feelings of genuine success.

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                                                27. “Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. It is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead-end street.” -William A. Ward

                                                In his success and failure quotes, Ward points out something important. Failure is often seen as a death stroke, something that stops our success. If we shift our perspective and look upon failure as a teacher instead, we will likely feel very differently about those moments in our life and see that failure is delay, not death.

                                                28. “Courage allows the successful woman to fail and learn powerful lessons from the failure. So that in the end, she didn’t fail at all.” -Maya Angelou

                                                We’ve been here before. Failure is only failure if you don’t learn from it. Let yourself get a bad grade on the test; you’ll study differently next time. Let yourself fail at a relationship; you know how to build a healthier relationship next time.

                                                Every failure brings a lesson. Learn it and move on.

                                                29. “Good people are good because they’ve come to wisdom through failure. We get very little wisdom from success, you know.” -William Saroyan

                                                If you think of the moments you learned and grew the most, were they easy times or hard times? Challenges make us better, smarter people[2]. You don’t get wise through an easy life.

                                                30. “Don’t fear failure—not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.” -Bruce Lee

                                                If you try to achieve something great, even a failure feels like a success. At least you had the courage to try. That’s more than most can say.

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                                                Reference

                                                [1] Harvard Business Review: Strategies for Learning from Failure
                                                [2] Psychology Today: How Greater Challenges Help You Grow

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