While it’s great to share a trip with family, friends or a partner, there’s something very special when it comes to travelling alone. Travelling by yourself is a wonderful experience, full of reflection and personal growth. Some people are a bit wary of traveling solo – so we have created a list of the 10 best places to travel alone.
Peru is one of the most stunning countries in the world. It is famous for its majestic ruins, breathtaking scenery and vibrant culture. Whether you like to hike, surf or see fascinating archaeological sites there is something for every solo traveller.
With its beautiful scenery and rich cultural history, this intoxicating country will capture the attention of even a well-seasoned traveller. Dance the tango in Buenos Aires or marvel at the magnificent Iguazu Falls – Argentina has it all.
Alaska is home to some of the world’s natural wonders, including majestic icebergs, glacier-carved fjords and snow-capped mountains. This US state is very popular among solo travellers with visitors coming from across the world . Try something new, and go whale-watching!
If you haven’t travelled alone before or feel nervous going to Asia because of the language barrier, then Hong Kong is the perfect place to visit. Hong Kong is a fusion between the East and West. Because of its British heritage, much of central Hong Kong speak English and the signs are in English too. There is so much see and do in Hong Kong – for a unique experience, wake up before the sun rises and go to a nearby park for Tai Chi classes. This is an invigorating way to start your day.
Cuba is a country where you can experience a unique blend of old and new. Havana is a city steeped in culture, famous for the vintage cars that line the streets. Varadero is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, with turquoise waters and waving palm trees lining every shore. Take a visit to Cuba and you’ll soon know why it’s among the 10 best places to travel alone.
Thailand is a great place for solo travellers to visit – from parties in central Bangkok to beautiful beaches and tropical jungle. Thailand won’t break the bank either, if you want to get away on a budget, this is the perfect destination for you.
If you are looking for adventure, Costa Rica is a fantastic country to visit. You’ll never get a chance to feel lonely as there’s plenty of exciting adventures to embark on! Explore the volcanoes, see the waterfalls or go surfing for a trip of a lifetime.
Brazil offers an experience like no other, and no trip to Brazil is complete without spending some time in Rio de Janeiro, one of the most colourful and vibrant cities in the world. If you can coincide your trip with Carnival, when samba troops and pageant groups take to the streets, even better!
Sydney, one of Australia’s largest cities, is considered a safe destination for international travel. With an incredible variety of sights and attractions to see, including the very famous Bondi and Manly beaches, it’s easy to see why people travel alone here every year.
The capital of Catalunya and one of the most vibrant cities in Spain and Europe, Barcelona has everything you could want as a solo traveller. Rich, authentic cuisine, a colourful and bustling nightlife, and a deep, cultural heritage, all surrounded by stunning natural beauty, waiting to be explored.
Before you set off on your solo adventure, be sure to take a quick trip to your local TMB clinic to ensure you have all of the vaccinations.