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Traveling Solo? Here Are Some Amazing Destinations!

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Who says you can’t travel alone and enjoy it? It’s one of the most rewarding experiences you’ll ever have as you explore new places without being restricted to what the other person wants to do all the time. By traveling solo, you’re not influenced by your companion’s tastes so you can self-indulge in whatever the world has to offer you, and best of all, you can do it at your own pace. If you’re about to pack your bags and head out on your next solo adventure, consider visiting these amazing, solo-traveler-friendly destinations!

Cuba

HAVANA UNLEASHED

Go to Cuba’s capital, Havana and immerse yourself in the colonial architecture, 50s Chevys and cigars! Explore all the hidden knick-knacks of this iconic island, like the artisan shops and back street restaurants. Since the crime rate is low, safety isn’t an issue.

Guatemala

THE MAYAN RUINS

Guatemala offers plenty of adventure to solo travelers. Go hiking, whitewater rafting, or explore the ancient Mayan ruins. You can also explore the jungles and get close to an active volcano. 

Alaska

ARE YOU A WHALE WATCHER?

Come to Alaska, where approximately 20% of visitors here are solo travelers like you. The snow-capped mountains, majestic icebergs, and glacier-carved fjords are breathtaking, albeit chilly. So bring a jacket, and a camera, cause you might see some whales too. 

Vietnam

FIND YOURSELF IN NIHN VAN BAY

From Cam Ranh Airport it is a 60 minute drive to the jetty where you then take a 20 minute boat ride to the island and reach Six Senses. It is a perfect place for a yoga retreat, a self loving nurturing journey where you can hike the highest peak, learn to cook healthy Vietnamese food and relax by the pool with a good book!

Nepal

HIKE IN NEPAL

Come to Alaska, where approximately 20% of visitors here are solo travelers like you. The snow-capped mountains, majestic icebergs, and glacier-carved fjords are breathtaking, albeit chilly. So bring a jacket, and a camera, cause you might see some whales too. 

Montenegro

OVERDOSE ON NATURE AND HISTORY

Montenegro, the smallest and youngest and least populated country in Europe, located in the Southern part of the Balkans. This youngest independent country has a population of 620,000 people and one of the most intense history! Time stood still here and that means there are still plenty of things left untouched and undamaged by tourist footprints. Travel here to hike, swim, explore and fall in love with the simplest pleasures of mother earth!

Japan

FALL IN LOVE WITH HISTORY IN KYOTO

Kyoto, one of the most mystical places of all time and where time stands still. You can never get enough of this beautiful Island as there are so many places to visit in a lifetime. Start in Kyoto and understand the history and culture of the Japanese. The reason why Japan is perfect for solo travelers is because you can take your time exploring every corners and even try to learn the language by practicing with the locals. You can learn how to cook Japanese and even learn about the Geishas.

Denmark

LAYBACK IN COPENHAGEN

Art museums, a low-key nightlife, and the café culture of Denmark’s capital is an amazing destination for lone travelers. The city is so compact and self-contained that you can bike ride or explore the area on foot. If you’re visiting in the summer, enjoy the beaches, cause they’re fabulous.

Maldives

DIVE INTO MALDIVES OCEAN

Grab your book and your diving gear (or snorkeling gear) and spend days on an island that is surrounded by the best underwater marine life there is in the world. Contrary to rumors, Maldives is not only a honeymoon destinations. It could be the best break you ever need! Space from others, quiet, learning more about the aquatic life and even learning a skill or two!

New Zealand

RETRACE THE PATH OF THE FELLOWSHIP

Go to New Zealand, and explore the glaciers, rainforests, and the Southern Alps like Frodo from “Lord of the Rings”. You’ve seen the movie, so surely you know how beautiful this place is. Plus, you can jet boat, hike, or go bungee jumping. The experience will be truly magical.

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  • For the longest time, I’ve been addicted to the sea. I’ve dedicated most of my passion for under water diving, kite surfing and being in flip flops. 
Asia was a huge part of my childhood and growing up to this day, I would only picture my future home in front of the ocean. But today, the ocean would maybe be the Arctic one. 
And now, I look back, only because it’s gratifying to do so. To see how far I have grown to love something totally the opposite but equally the same adventure of emotions. 
My goals? To be happy. To be really really happy. That’s all I ever want. 💫
  • The Arctic has become my comfort zone. A place where I can easily and happily go to re-align my thoughts. 
It helped me believe in giving people time...Time to process the good and the bad because there is something so beautiful about unforced bonds. 
I’m a forever kind of person. I don’t have room for temporary. I believe in big love, of growing old with your friends, soulmates and soul friends. 
I believe in being there for people through thick and thin. I believe in not giving up when things get tough. I believe in relationships that can make it through everything and anything. 
If the Arctic gave me that peace of mind, how can I ever leave? 💫
Photo by @dennisstever
  • Do you ever have these conversations in your head where you actually pull a facial expression that would fit the conversation but then realize how weird it must look to someone who doesn’t know you are acting out a whole scenario in your head? 
That’s me. 
All.The.Time. 
Even more when I can’t put emotions into words and this landscape pops out of nowhere and blows me away!
#shotoniphone #Lapland
  • There’s a synergy whenever you’re surrounding yourself with people who bring out your best self. 
Some best friends call each other “soul friends” because they always feel inspired and uplifted after spending time together.
You’ve got to find your ‘soul people’ the ones for which the answers to these questions; does our relationship feel easy? Am I better for knowing this person? Would they do anything to keep me in their life? Do they help me become closer to the person I ultimately want to be?— are always yes.
Thank you to those who have inspired me on our @travelwithtjd trips 💫 #TravelWithTJD #shotoniphone
  • I must admit, it’s not the first time I witness the northern lights, but it gets me every single time. I’ve been coming here for almost 4 and a half years and my feelings for @ourfinland has not changed, and every year I feel more love for this place. 
What’s exhilarating about the experience is the wait, in subzero temperatures with new guests on our @travelwithtjd series. The reaction on their faces, the magic moment where they are so grateful for making that leap of faith to join @dennisstever and I on this adventure and to create their own reality. Priceless!
Also, thank you @dennisstever for capturing this moment 😊 #TravelwithTJD #CreateYourReality
  • I’m back in my element. Crazy, beautiful adventures in the northern most part of Finland with @travelwithtjd on our #TravelwithTJD Series. 
Nothing compares to the wilderness here in Finland @ourfinland ❄️ I’m so happy to be back, with 10 new guests, showing them the magic of the Arctic. We have very few spaces left on our TJD Finland Winter Series in March, you can join us by clicking the link in bio or contact me directly. #TravelwithTJD #CreateYourReality #Shotoniphone
  • Let’s go somewhere far away where there is only static on our radios. Join me on the 2-7th April 2020 on our @travelwithtjd road trip journey to Iceland. Message me for details or click the link in bio 💫 #CreateYourReality #TravelwithTJD
  • Our @travelwithtjd season has started and we have started to take bookings for 2020. Join @dennisstever and I on the 2nd - 7th of April in Iceland on a beautiful road trip to explore lagoons, waterfalls, horseriding, northern light hunting, glacier hiking, Icelandic cuisine and incredible landscapes! Direct message me for more info or click the link in bio💫 #TravelwithTJD #CreateYourReality

Photo by @dennisstever
  • Leaving Northumberland and back to Dubai!
Join me tomorrow, I will be in @uterqueofficial at @thedubaimall with @louisenichol at 4pm to 6pm, talking about how I turned my passion into a reliable and profitable business on @travelwithTJD @TJDHospitality.
In recent seasons, Uturque has been championing women empowerment by hosting a series of panel talks and discussions across the globe led by women who are experts in their professional field and it gives me great pleasure to be part of it.
  • A little gem in Newcastle...
Have a beautiful weekend everyone ❤️
and thank you @visitbritaingcc @wegoarabia and @visitneengland for designing an incredible itinerary for me and for taking so good care of me during my bucket list trip.
  • Northumberland originally meant 'the land of the people living north of the River Humber'. The present county is the core of that former land, and has long been a frontier zone between England and Scotland. 
Caught moments before the tripod tumbled and turned thanks to that slight countryside breeze 😊 
I travel for that breeze :)
@visitbritaingcc @visitneengland @wegoarabia
  • Any Vikings fans here?? I’ve ticked a bucket list place! Lindisfarne – also known as Holy Island – is one of the most important places of early English Christianity. Irish monks settled here in AD 635. 
To get here, there is only one road and that is covered twice a day by the North Sea at certain time of the day. About three miles of road disappears by the high tide and you can’t leave or get there until the tide changes back and the road re-appears.
Many visitors will attempt the ‘Pilgrims Way’ the ancient route across the sands marked by wooden posts. 
June AD 793 was destined to be one of their darkest days... it was here where the Vikings invaders from Scandinavia first landed in England on the shores of Lindisfarne, and launched a deadly attack on the church and the inhabitants. You can follow @visitneengland and @visitbritaingcc to see more on North East England.