Since you can remember, you’ve always wanted to travel to a faraway country, but none of your friends share your interest. If you’re looking for inspiration, here are the best nations for solo travel. Many claim that traveling alone is a must-have experience that offers a distinct way to view the world, despite the fact that it might sound frightening. Without the influence of a companion, solo travel allows you to concentrate on your own experience. Additionally, when you travel alone, you have the freedom to do as you please, including spending hours searching through flea markets for hidden gems or spending the entire evening indulging in local cuisine. It’s a cliché, but traveling alone allows you to explore a new place while also learning about yourself. Understandably, safety is a major concern for female travelers traveling alone. But traveling alone can be a wonderful, worry-free experience if you follow safety precautions and choose your destination wisely. I’ve rounded up 14 of the best places to explore on your own, so whether you just want to satisfy your wanderlust or you’re getting ready to plan your next vacation, read on. The classic solo travel book Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert famously stated, “The only thing more impossible than staying was leaving. “There are times when you simply have to answer when the travel bug calls.

1. A New Zealand.


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The stunning natural landscapes in New Zealand are well known to anyone who has seen the Lord of the Rings films. While you’re there, spend some time studying Mori culture and end each day with a refreshing craft beer.

2. United Kingdom A good Anglophile knows to visit London but also to take in the lush, rolling countryside.

3. Chile Visit Santiago, one of South America’s safest major cities, to take in the energetic street life. The breathtaking mountains, fjords, and glaciers of Patagonia, one of the few unspoiled regions of the world, should not be missed.

4. Thailand.

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Backpacker favorites include the beaches and islands of Thailand. Go there to take in some tropical sunshine and meet other travelers.

5. Iceland.

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According to the Global Peace Index, Iceland’s capital city, Reykjavik, is among the safest in the world. If you time your trip properly, you might, with any luck, get to see the Northern Lights.

6. Germany.

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Visit Munich for Oktoberfest or go to Berlin to experience the city’s thriving nightlife and arts scene.

7. Austria.

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Austria is unquestionably worthwhile a visit for its quaint mountain villages and stunning baroque construction. A paradise awaits history enthusiasts.

8. Indonesia.

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In waters that are crystal clear, you can learn to surf, snorkel, or dive. Visit a neighborhood market by boarding a rickshaw. Make sure to allot time to visit a Buddhist temple.

9. Guatemala Good morning, mighty ruins of the Maya. Along with the most active volcano in Central America, Guatemala also offers lush jungles to explore. While you’re there, learn a little Spanish so you can try your hand at haggling at the vibrant markets of the nation.

10. Netherlands.

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Take the time to leave the city and visit the renowned tulip fields while biking along Amsterdam’s canals.

11. Japan, a welcoming nation, is excellent for solo travel. Visit Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, and Sapporo (best known for its eponymous beer!) for some urban exploration. Get out of the city to see Japan’s stunning old temples.

12. Portugal.

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Take a stroll through the charming old town of Lisbon’s steep streets or visit the southern region’s stunning beaches in the Algarve.

13. Costa Rican.

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Sign up for a surf safari or a yoga retreat in this land of tropical rainforests and warm beaches.

14. Denmark.

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A perfect example of Scandinavia is provided by Denmark. Visit Copenhagen for its vibrant harbors and cool culture, or go to the Nordic beaches for long summer evenings.