Top 8 Destinations To Go Solo (& Chuck Your Girlfriend)
Going solo on trips is the best because you get to decide what to eat, when to eat, where to go and how much time to spend. If you go wrong some where or get extra dizzy you’re not accountable to anyone. The only disadvantage is remembering the hotel room keys! We have come up with great places where you can travel solo:
Lombok and the Gili Islands, Indonesia
This destination is tailor made for solo travellers. Bali’s neighbour is gaining popularity for solo travellers who want to experience the joy of snorkeling, surfing and diving in clear waters. The lush paddy fields spread to a large area and then volcano Gunung Rinjani with its hotsprings and waterfalls gets solo travellers flocking to this place. Surreal landscape, attractive beaches, relaxing and easy going atmosphere puts it on every solo traveller’s bucket list.
Low crime rate, cheap and affordable travel combined with lots of architecture and history to appreciate makes Cuba highly desirable for travellers who want to go solo on journeys. Smoking the world famous cuban cigar, dancing to the tune of salsa and visiting beautiful beaches makes this carribean island a favorite amongst solo travellers.
Don’t forget Guatemala if you’re travelling alone to Central and South America. Guatemala offers kayaking, hiking and white water rafting and gets many travellers to bagpack and fly down to here. It has Central America’s most active volcano and the stay here is very inexpensive. Try not to fall in love with this country after seeing the natural beauty it’s blessed with and the magical world known Mayan temples that still stand tall.
Kenya is the place for all safari lovers. You can either join a group or book your own guide and explore the wilderness. Kenya has great connectivity making it easier to navigate from one destination to another plus it’s not very difficult to find accomodation here. Pickpocketing is common in Nairobi so be aware. The nightlife of Kenya is something that should not be missed.
South Island, New Zealand
South Island is for everyone who loves adventure. South Island is one big playground. The name itself gives me a rush of adrenaline. Tourists can do zorbing, skiing, horse riding, Sky diving, bungy jumping, kayaking, white water rafting, jet boating and hiking. With its snow clad mountains, glaciers and clear lakes, New Zealand deserves to be called the most beautiful country in the world.
It’s great if you know Spanish and its okay, if you dont. This city extends its arms to all and is one of the friendliest cities in the world. To avoid the hustle bustle of the city, you can go to one of its beaches and just laze around or you can just walk down a boulevard and sit outside in a cafe observing people. Be aware of pickpockets. Spanish food and wine will get you to lick your fingers.
We know Nepal has recently been the epicentre of many earthquakes but the areas known for hiking remained unaffected. Besides, Nepal needs tourism to boost its economy. Annapurna circuit can be handled alone if you are an experienced trekker. But it’s safer to stay in a group. You don’t need to carry a lot of items as you can keep stopping by at tea houses and food joints. Solo travellers can’t help but marvel at the beauty of Nepal and the greatness of our Himalayas. The birthplace of Buddha is one place where you should travel alone.
Japan is a warm and welcoming country and suitable for travellers who are making the journey alone.
It’s famous for its tradition and culture and is an amalgamation of historical structures, temples and mesmerising natural beauty. It’s not spoiled and within reach. If you pick this island, be ready to embrace the sight of cherry blossoms and flowers of vivid colours!