How many times did you wish to go on a holiday but had to scrap the plans just because there was nobody to accompany you? Happens to many of us, right?
But if others are too busy with their jobs, family or saving money, it doesn’t mean you shouldn’t live your life to the fullest, and keep yourself from all the adventurers out there.
Though solo travel can be a scary idea, it is also a chance for you to discover yourself in a way you never did before. However, zeroing in on a solo holiday destination can be as challenging as the sojourn itself. So, today we bring you the 10 best destinations for solo travelers.
The landlocked country of Bhutan is the realm of snow-clad mountains, never-ending greenery, peaceful Buddhist monasteries and colorful festivals. If you seek to escape the cacophony and pollution of metros, then we highly recommend a trip to this Himalayan kingdom. It is also a great trekking destination which would surely quench your thirst for adventure.
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The most thronged city in the world, Bangkok beckons tourists with its rich Buddhist shrines, bustling markets, rich culture and delectable seafood. Not to forget are its buzzing nightclubs and swanky rooftop bars that are a heaven for people who like to party hard.
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#3. San Francisco
Paris of the West, San Francisco is famed as the home of the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman’s Wharf and Alcatraz Island. However, there’s so much more to the city than meets the eye. Among its other must-see attractions is the meandering Lombard Street, often called the Crookedest Street in the World; the manually operated cable car system, world’s last; and an array of mesmerizing museums.
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The capital of Belgium, the historic yet hip Brussels gives a glimpse into the heritage of Western Europe. Among its most touristy points of interest are Grand Palace, Mannekin Pis, Saint-Michel Cathedral, Atomium and Palace Royal. It can be a little pricey to holiday here, so keep that in mind before you start packing your bags.
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If you are looking for an underrated destination, then how about heading to the capital of Iceland, Reykjavík?! From admiring architectural marvels like Harpa concert hall, Hallgrímskirkja and Solfar, and taking a rejuvenating dip in a hot spring to learning about the regional art and history at museums, there’s so much to see and do here that you will never run out of options.
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The national capitalof Ireland, Dublin is a storehouse of Irish heritage, which can be seen in several of its structures. Its prominent tourist attractions are Pheonix Park, Kilmainham Gaol, and Christ Church Cathedral, which exhibits Gothic and Romanesque styles of architecture. Do not miss out on visiting the famous museums of Dublin that give an insight into the Irish legacy.
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Though there are several incredible holiday destinations in Southeast Asia, Singapore is the one we find best for a solo adventure. The city-state is safe and will keep you engaged with its myriad points of interest, such as Merlion Statue, Marina Bay, Gardens by the Bay, Singapore Flyer, Chinatown, Little India, and several theme parks. Singapore is undeniably a fantastic destination for family holidays; no one can deny it is a marvelous destination for solo travel as well.
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