Solo journey is trending, there’s little doubt about it. In actual fact, one in 4 folks say they’ll journey solo within the subsequent 12 months, and why not? No combating over what you wish to do, nobody telling you that it’s not a good suggestion to stuff your face with a McDonalds in Bangkok at 2am (as a result of it’s), and you’ve got complete management of your itinerary… it’s the dream!
I’m Reema, feminine solo traveler, yogi and nature lover (observe me on Instagram @reemur). I’m an STA Journey Pupil Ambassador at College of California. With 13 nations already ticked off the checklist (China, Hong Kong & Thailand to call a couple of), and plans to reside in Europe in 2019, I’m right here to provide the low-down on locations I believe are nice for solo feminine vacationers…
My hope is that this information will serve up some contemporary inspiration of the place you may go in your solo adventures.
Iceland is one other completely beautiful nation to journey solo in. On the flipside of Thailand, it’s fairly costly; shared hostel dorms will run you as a lot as $50 an evening, and whereas renting a automobile or camper van is the most effective method to journey all through the nation, it may be fairly dear. Nonetheless; don’t let this cease you from going to Iceland! The nation is dwelling to actually 1000’s of waterfalls, lush rolling hills, and much and plenty of sheep. Take a look at STA Journey’s Iceland journey information.
Australia and New Zealand
Australia and New Zealand, albeit a little bit dear, are unimaginable nations to journey in. Nonetheless, in the event you’re actually searching for a long run journey expertise, these nations function a terrific place to begin for a lot of feminine vacationers, as they provide a Working Vacation Visa to pick out nations, comparable to the UK and the USA, to call a pair. Extra information on this web page devoted to working overseas! On this visa, you may work and reside in Australia for as much as two years (for some nations), and New Zealand has an identical visa as properly. It is a nice method to repay your journey/dwelling bills and expertise a brand new place! There are additionally loads of methods you can maintain a visit down underneath, properly, underneath a excessive worth. Take a look at this information to budgeting Australia’s East Coast.
Japan gives a wealthy expertise to vacationers who wish to expertise an Asian tradition firsthand. Check out contemporary ramen, sushi, and different Japanese delicacies in the event you’re a foodie – and discover dreamlike dramatic landscapes that can maintain your Instagram feed wanting contemporary. Mount Fuji is certainly on my bucket checklist, to not point out the beautiful forests and fishing villages that cowl the nation. Take a look at our Japan cheat sheet for a great deal of useful hints and ideas!
Germany is a spot I can’t advocate sufficient; Berlin is very numerous within the folks you’ll meet, the meals you’ll eat, and the celebration scene on the streets. It’s comparatively inexpensive for a European nation; I discovered meals for as low-cost as four euros a meal, and beloved all of the completely different golf equipment and bars that supply quirky experiences. If an 80’s London Punk-themed membership is your pace – Berlin has it. Currywurst at three a.m.? You bought it. A bar crammed with wood plank rope swings? Solely in Berlin.
The USA is my dwelling – but additionally one in all my favourite locations to journey. In case you’re an American, and a primary time traveler, get a really feel for exploration and journey by seeing what America has to supply first! From San Francisco to New York Metropolis, Olympic Nationwide Park to Key West, Florida, there’s a lot to see and discover. My first actual style of the journey bug got here from a visit up the Huge Sur Coast in California, my dwelling state! Plus, home journey is getting cheaper and cheaper with finances airways like Frontier and Spirit. STA Journey have put collectively a nice set of journey guides specializing in the USA.
Useful security hints whereas on the highway
- Don’t drink an excessive amount of
- Pay attention to your environment
- Put on a cash pouch or fanny pack, or a crossbody purse with thick straps to keep away from your purse being snatched; take a look at this information to keep away from pickpockets.
In case you’re not carried out studying up on solo journey, then take a look at a number of the greatest journeys for solo vacationers right here! Don’t overlook that regardless of the widespread dangers, the world has by no means been a safer place than it’s now for ladies to journey on their very own, and that if you wish to journey, you completely ought to. Nonetheless not 100% positive? We’ve busted six of the most typical myths about solo journey – give it a learn right here. Keep secure and keep adventurous!