There are many things in the world that you should experience by yourself. Some of the things recommended is going to the cinema alone or having a table for one at a restaurant. A new interest people are taking these days is traveling without company. Flights have become much more affordable and easy to find compared to ten years ago, so there is no reason why you shouldn’t go. Whether it be because you want to visit somewhere on your bucket list or you want to go purely for experience, the following are the best destinations for solo travelers.
This city is truly a gem. It has an affordable cost of living, getting around is simple, and it is safe to venture around alone. Perfect for those traveling alone because don’t have to worry about splitting costs since everything is fairly cheap. Transportation is also not a hassle because there are many options. You can either take the train, Uber, taxi, or easily walk to where you would like to go. Kuala Lumpur offers many shopping options from malls to amazing local markets.
A place on many people’s bucket lists and here’s why. The city offers the most beautiful natural wonders in the world. There is the Blue Lagoon which basically feels like the most incredible spa. The water is warm with rich minerals. For other amazing sights, you can also go whale watching and walk along the waterfront for a relaxing time. Reykjavik also has a good public transportation system to make getting around an ease. It is also one of the most safest places in Europe.
One of the biggest reasons people want to travel alone is for freedom. Bali offers so much to do that it is one of the best destinations for solo travelers. Surfing, hiking, relaxing, you name it, this island has it. It also offers an artistic culture to experience such as jewelry making and cooking classes. The Balinese are also known to be one of the most welcoming and kind people you will ever meet. You can also get from one side of the island to the other within 3 hours, perfect for a backpacker.
A hidden city full of potential. This place is often targeted towards families on vacations since there are many kid-friendly attractions, such as Silver Dollar City amusement park, however wandering there alone will not disappoint. If you are into nature, exploring the grounds of the College of the Ozarks will leave you speechless. There is much to discover from the Hills Fish Hatchery to Table Rock Lake. These attractions are also free, leaving your wallet very happy.
Another destination that is often overlooked when planning a trip. Grab a beer a local craft brewery, there are many choose from and hard to miss anywhere you walk. If you are looking to enjoy great music, Raleigh also offers an incredible live music scene. It is very easy to spend a day or several days exploring this beautiful city. A lot of nature trails and parks are also free to explore. Speaking of budget-friendly options, there is even a bus that offers 20 stops all over downtown that is completely free.
Being the capital of Finland, this city is ranked as one of the highest European places for safety and security. With a beautiful, little seaside village, you can find some of the most delicious and innovative foods. Helsinki is very calm and one of the most laid-back places you can visit in the world. Many don’t know this, but there are 330 islands on the archipelago that you are able to visit. If you are looking for adventure, this is something you can’t pass up.
While these are only a few of the best destinations for solo travelers, don’t be afraid to venture out to a city that you have been wanting to visit. If you are looking for budget travel or a peaceful time at the beach, the options are endless. Whether you want to fly across the world or explore your own backyard, don’t let anyone stop you. Be selfish and fearless, you only live once!
I am Magdalena, 37 years old, Spanish woman living in Canada. I had traveled to most Asian countries, and Europe (of course).
I am blogging about my passions: travel, pets and sports