Best Destinations for Solo Traveler
Going on a solo trip can be scary and nerve-wracking but it can also be fulfilling and be a rewarding experience that you will ever do in your whole life. Traveling alone will allow you to learn and discover more about yourself, and grow as an individual.
Whether you’re thinking about going solo or if you are already decided that you’re going to embark on your first solo trip deciding where to go can be a bit overwhelming. Here’s the list of countries that is ideal if you want to travel alone:
If you love hiking, biking, or any other outdoor activities, you might want to consider going to New Zealand. New Zealand has lots of things to offer, from dolphin watching, mountain hiking, bungee jumping, sky diving down to Lord of the Rings tours. It became a really popular destination because of the movie “Lord of the Rings” where they filmed lots of scenes in the movie. Another good reason why you should consider New Zealand is, it is one of the countries in the world where the lowest crime rates are, it is perfect for a female solo traveler.
Thailand is popular for backpackers because it is budget-friendly, lots of other travelers, locals are friendly and the foods are fresh and delicious. If you enjoy nightlife and love shopping at a very affordable price, Bangkok is the place for you. They are also known for their beaches, some of the popular beaches are located in Ko Samui, Phuket and the most famous is the Koh Phi Phi island where Leonard DiCarpio movie “The Beach” was filmed.
Ever dreamed to see Aurora Borealis or also known as the Northern Lights? Iceland is one of the best places to see the Northern Lights and to witness that, the best months to visit there is between September to April. You can also enjoy the waterfalls, glaciers, volcanoes and their very famous “Blue Lagoon”. Aside from that, people in Iceland are friendly and almost everybody speaks English so you will not have any problem when it comes to the language barrier. it is considered also one of the safest countries in the world.
Do you love castles? If yes, Germany is the perfect destination for you. According to the research, Germany has over 21,000 castles all over the country. Besides that, almost 1/3 of Germany is still forest, so if you’re a nature lover, you can go hiking and enjoy the beautiful nature of the country. In addition to that, Germany has a lot of things to offer such as shopping at the flea markets or join some street art tours or you can visit some galleries too. And lastly, if you love the nightlife, Berlin is the perfect place to party and meet new people and with its reputation as one of the friendliest cities in Europe, you will surely enjoy your night. They also speak English and the locals are helpful.
Japan, also known as “Land Of The Rising Sun” because of its geographical location where it was so close to where the sun rises. Japan is located in South East Asia. According to research, Japan is also one of the safest countries in the world and the people are also polite and very disciplined. They also have a unique cuisine, culture, and very advanced technology. Some of the famous attractions are Mount Fuji, Tokyo Tower, Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, Golden Pavilion, and many more. You can also rent a kimono, a traditional garment of Japan, and take lots of amazing pictures while wearing it for a day. If you want to see the beautiful cherry blossoms you should visit Japan during springtime.
Based on a recent report, Australia is one of the safest destinations for women, making this more appealing for female solo travelers. You can see lots of things in Australia, mountains, beaches, forests, and wildlife. One of the popular tourist attractions in Australia is the Great Barrier Reef where you can do scuba diving and witness the beauty of one of the seven natural wonders of the world, if you’re interested in marine life you shouldn’t miss it and put it in your to-do-list.
The language barrier is always a fear when traveling alone, good thing English is the universal spoken language in Ireland so getting around isn’t a problem. Also, Irish people are friendly, they will say hi to you on the street or start a conversation even if they don’t know you. Ireland is also a place for people who like outdoor activities such as biking, hiking, zip-lining, or even golfing, with its beautiful landscape you will never be bored and will enjoy your vacation
Aside from their chocolates and cheeses, Switzerland has lots of things to offer. With their very beautiful landscapes, and popular destinations such as Matterhorn where the logo of Toblerone is inspired, down to the medieval castles, for sure there will be no dull moment in your whole stay because there are a lot of things to explore in this beautiful country. When it’s summer, you can enjoy hiking, biking, or just simply sit down or lay down on the green grass and enjoy the sun. When it’s winter you can do ice skiing, snowboarding, or just play with the snow and make your snowman. Aside from that, you can also visit some of the world-famous chocolate factories in Switzerland and see how they’re making your favorite chocolate.
Denmark is considered one of the happiest and safest countries in the world. Getting around is easy because most of the Danes speak English and they’re glad to help tourists. According to some tourists, some people even offered their homes to them for lunch or dinner. If you like art and history you can visit some museums like AroS Art Museum and Maritime Museum. If you’re an animal lover, you can visit Copenhagen Zoo, one of the oldest zoos in the whole of Europe. You can also visit some castles that are built in Renaissance style, one of them is the Egeskov Castle.