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Best Places to Travel Solo in 2019

Travelling solo is one of the most rewarding travel experiences you can have. It can also be a challenging one based on the country you choose to visit. There are a few things you should think about when choosing a country to visit – safety standards, the ease of travelling around and the interests and activities on offer and whether that would appeal to yourself. We’ve curated a list of best places to travel solo which takes into account the safety standards particularly for solo women travellers, transportation options, whether public or private, and interests and activities that appeal to solo travellers.
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Thailand Solo Travel Guide

Thailand needs no introduction. The country has long been on the solo backpacker travel circuit because it ticks all the boxes for a perfect travel destination – a variety of experiences, friendly, hospitable locals, cheap and easy transportation, accommodation to suit every budget, and delicious cheap eats on every corner. Our Thailand solo travel guide answers all the questions asked about solo travel to this well-loved destination. Our aim is to help you plan the holiday of your dreams, travel with confidence around Thailand, and experience the best of this charming country.
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Vietnam Solo Travel Guide

Vietnam is a popular destination to visit as a solo traveller and hopefully it’s on your travel bucket list. Our Vietnam solo travel guide is a starting point to help you plan your next solo trip to Vietnam. The guide covers the following topics for solo travel to Vietnam.   Why Vietnam is a great destination for solo travellers Unique experiences you should add to your itinerary How to backpack around Vietnam solo How to stay safe as a solo female traveller   Watch the local fishermen on a solo trip to Vietnam.
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Iceland Solo Travel Guide

In recent years, Iceland has become the number one destination to visit for travellers from all over the world. Its unspoilt natural beauty, stunning landscapes and picture-perfect views are the major drawcards, but there’s much more to this island. Use our Iceland solo travel guide as a starting point to help you plan your next solo trip to Iceland. Why Visit Iceland? While it can be difficult to travel around Iceland as a solo traveller, a visit to this beautiful country is a must.
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Best Solo Hiking Trips Around the World

There’s nothing quite as invigorating as a hiking trip, whether you’re climbing to the top of a mountain or taking a walking trip overland. The sun’s on your face, the wind in your hair and there’s not a care in the world except for the road ahead of you. You get to see the world from a different perspective. As a solo traveller, a hiking trip is one of the best ways to explore a destination – on foot.
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Best Solo Travel Destinations on a Budget

Travelling is expensive. Travelling solo, even more so. There’s no one to share the travel costs with and that in itself makes travelling solo difficult. For this reason, it’s worthwhile to find countries that are affordable to travel around – budget accommodation, good public transport networks and cheap eats. We’ve created a list of the best solo travel destinations on a budget so you don’t have to pay an arm and a leg to travel on your own.
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Benefits of Touring for Solo Travel

As a solo traveller there are two distinct ways to travel. You can either travel by yourself, also known as self-guided travel, or you can travel with a tour company on a guided tour. There are pros and cons to both, but I believe travelling on a guided tour is the best option for solo travel. Here’s why. 1. Save Time & the Hassle of Planning & Organising When it comes to planning and organising your trip, the entire responsibility falls on you.
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55 Solo Female Travel Safety Tips You Must Follow

Traveling safely as a solo female is very important. There are many things that can go wrong while traveling solo – from pickpockets and hold ups to physical and sexual assault. However, if you are careful while traveling and take every precaution in the book to avoid dangerous situations you can prevent these things from happening to you. Here are 50 safety tips for solo female travel that will help you stay and feel safe during your travels.
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