While travelling alone might seem scary, it doesn’t have to be.
In fact, there are many reasons to travel alone. Solo travel allows for more self reflection, and chances are, you’ll take in more of the culture.
We’ve put together a list of 30 places that are ideal for travelling alone, from an adventure in New Zealand to a relaxing getaway in Cinque Terre, Italy.
Because the majority of the US is safe for solo travel, we decided to focus more on international destinations.
New Zealand offers plenty of adventure for the single traveller. There’s everything from bungee jumping, boat cruises, bike rides, and hikes to take up your travel time — chances are you won’t even think about the fact that you’re solo.
Norway’s fjords make for beautiful sightseeing. Plus, the country is very safe for solo travellers — the OECD Better Life Index gave Norway a particularly high safety rating and reported that the country has low crime and homicide rates.