If you’ve always dreamed of taking a solo trip, take the plunge and go for it! Here are our top destinations to get you off to a good start – you’ll wonder what you were so worried about!
Firmly established on wish lists the world over, there’s no doubting that Thailand is a great spot for solo travellers. Here, you’ll find plenty of like-minded people going it alone, whether they’re hiking in the north, island hopping in the south or soaking up the buzz of Bangkok.
A great jumping off point for exploring the rest of South East Asia, you’ll never feel alone in the Land of Smiles.Order your Thai baht
For a slice of Latin spirit, colourful Chile will far from disappoint. The cosmopolitan capital Santiago is considered one of safest cities in all of South America, and it’s a great jumping-off point for exploring the rest of the country. From the icy glaciers and smouldering mountains of Patagonia to the epic vastness of the Atacama Desert, Chile’s landscapes are dizzyingly beautiful.
A firm favourite on the tourist trail of South America, you’ll find plenty of friendly backpackers and safe hostels along the way.Order your Chilean pesos
The Gili islands
If all you’re looking to do on your trip is kick back and relax in luxury, then the Gili Islands are the ultimate place to head. Imagine lazing on bleach-white
From Sydney, fly to Denpasar in Bali before hopping on a ferry out to these paradise islands.Order your Indonesian rupiah
If you don’t want to stray too far from home on your first solo travel trip, New Zealand could well be a winner. Step out of your comfort zone by trying your hand at one of the exhilarating sports on offer here, or simply soak up the rugged coastlines and snow-capped mountains on what’s sure to be a once-in-a-lifetime adventure.Order your New Zealand dollars