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Traveling Solo? Here Are Some Amazing Destinations!

Monday, August 7, 2017
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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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