Solo traveling is a beautiful gift. While traveling solo you’re going to learn so much about yourself, learn how to depend on yourself, you’ll make so many fabulous new friends from all over the world, see so many vibrant landscapes and skyscrapers. But the main question is, where do you start?!
Before answering that question, there is one super important thing, and that is safety. When woman travel alone the only thing that matters the most is safety, is the place that you decided to visit safe or not. There are some destinations safer than others. However, the world is not as scary as some might think.
With just a positive attitude and general street smarts, there are plenty of beautiful places in the world where you can feel safe and secure on your own. And in this post, we will show you some of the best destinations that are not only safe but offers lots of beautiful things as well. So are you excited let’s start:
Iceland, a Nordic island nation is defined by its dramatic landscape with volcanoes, geysers, hot spring and lava fields. Iceland’s nickname “The Land Of Fire And Ice” sounds a little intimidating, but solo travel is super comfortable and easy.
The city of Reykjavik if the capital of Iceland and holds most of the population. It is the home to the National and Saga museums, and famous for its music scene and nightlife, so you’ll have no problem meeting new people and fellow travelers.
There are countless reasons to visit Iceland, but her natural beauty steals the show, there are some breathtaking views that will let you speechless, with some many activities to do. You can join a tour and snorkel or dive the Slifra Fissure or hike a glacier.
From the drop-dead gorgeous mountain views, meadows on meadows of beautiful wildflowers, and the Rhone river backdrops, Switzerland is one of the most beautiful countries in Europ. It is super safe, the transportations are easy, the people are nice, I mean what’s not to love about this country.
Switzerland is the home to numerous lakes, villages and the high peaks of the Alps, which you’ll enjoy and love if you visited in wintertime. For architecture lovers, the capital Bern’s is a must as well as the Zytglogge clock tower (is a landmark medieval tower in Bern, built in the early 13th century) And Lucerne’s wooden chapel bridge.
There are so many activities that you can try, skiing, hiking, rock climbing and more. Generally, Switzerland is an incredibly safe option for women wanting to explore the country alone.
Thailand is one of the best places in the world thanks to its floating markets, unrivaled beaches, beautiful and stunning islands, and Khao Sok and Khao Yao national parks, and its food and culture. On top of that, the entire country is primed for young solo travelers setting out on their first big trips.
This country is not only pretty it also super safe and cheap, you can work your way through the best street food of your life in Bangkok for just $1 a plate, or you can rent a motorbike for around $10/day and explore the city that you’re in.
Not just that, Thailand holds some of the best islands in the world, with stunning beaches and food. Literally, In Thailand, you’ll never feel alone because there are so many solo travelers that you will meet in cities or islands, and you can be friends with them, and why not explore the rest of the country together.
The Philippines is an archipelagic country in Southeast Asia. Situated in the western Pacific Ocean, it consists of about 7,641 islands that are broadly categorized under three main geographical divisions from north to south.
This country is famous for its islands and beaches and all the fun activities that you can do. Solo travelers are heading there for the fun and the adventure the country offers. and to see the island of Siargao which consider the best island on earth.
While the food is no other in the world, the culture is unique, the people are nice, Philippines remains a little less discovered, and that possibly because of its whopping 7,641 islands which not only make choosing one supper difficult But also would take more than one lifetime to explore.
However, let me tell you, each island has its own unique vibe and they all have beautiful beaches and super delicious food and a safe environment for a woman to explore. So whatever island you’ill choose you’ll spend great and unforgettable moments
Australia is home to some of the most diverse wildlife and landscapes in the world. Aussie’s are notorious for their good cheer, and it’s virtually impossible not to get to know a few locals while you’re hopping between cities and coastlines. Because people here are so nice and friendly which makes it very safe for solo female travelers.
While there you can explore the Outback and Uluru, rode the Ghan Train and hike through Kata Tjuta and the Valley of the Winds. Also, you can explore the biggest cities of Sydney, Melbourne and the beautiful Gold Coast. But to explore more and enjoy yourself, rent a car and hit the road.
Canada attracts solo travelers from all over the world for its safety, solid women’s rights record, and diverse range of scenery (the magical Great Bear Rainforest, the Galapagos-like Haida Gwaii, and the Artic Baffin Island) but it’s also the perfect way to dip your toe into your support system.
The prettiest thing about Canada, is everywhere you go, you’ll find yourself surrounded by multiculturalism and some of the most breathtaking landscapes your eyes ever seen. On top of that Canadians have a reputation for being the friendliest people in the world.
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Finland is a land of the midnight sun and the Northern Lights, it is the ideal destination for nature lovers. There’s Lemmenjoki National Park, the largest wooded reserve in Europe, and multiple other wide areas that you can visit, including the region with the greatest number of lakes in Europe.
The country is full of nice people, restaurants, and resorts, so you’ll face no problem to eat or find a place to spend the night. On top of that, it ranked number one in terms of safety by the World Economic Forum in their Travel and Tourism competitiveness report, so it’s one of the safest countries for women to travel alone.
Japan is a destination where millennium-old traditions coexist with super-advanced technology. However, there’s so much to do and see in this country, Tokyo for example, a mega-metropolis considered the cleanest and best-organized in the world. And Osaka, a modern city that’s charming and full of different things to do.
If you think “is this country is safe”, well japan ranked sixth among the most peaceful countries in the world, according to the Peace Index. So it is safe for single female travelers.
Netherlands is known for a flat landscape of canals, tulip fields, windmills, and cycling routes. Netherlands is known also for its lifestyle and super chilled out vibe. One of the best places to visit in Netherland is Amsterdam.
Amsterdam is the capital of Netherland and it’s the home to the Rijksmuemues, Van Gogh Museum and the house where Jewish diarist Anne Frank hid during WWII. the place is fantastic to hang out on your own. The canals are yours to explore as you discover the unique culture and nightlife of the city.
You can rent a bike and run into some friendly and laid back dutch locals. In terms of safety, Netherlands is one of the safest countries in Europe. All you have to do is have fun and enjoy it.
The United States Of America
Whether it’s the intoxicating buzz of New York City, the quite trials around the Rockey Mountains, or the thrill of the open road, the united states of America pretty much have a way for every type of solo travelers to feel free.
The U.S. is a country of 50 states covering a vast swath of North America, with Alaska in the northwest and Hawaii extending the nation’s presence into the Pacific Ocean.
There are a lot of places to visit. In summer you can visit Miami, and Hawaii which holds some of the best beaches in the U.S. and will give you a unique experience as a solo traveler. Las Vegas is full of fun and great ambiance. If you want to see the United states beautiful architecture, Washington DC will be the perfect place.
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New Zealand is a country of otherworldly landscapes, or I could say the “Middle Earth” for “Lord Of The Rings” fans is the perfect destination for travelers that loves adventure, sport, nature, or all the above. This beautiful small country is made up of two main islands that boast extremely varied kinds of scenery.
On the South Island, you’ll find snowy peaky, glaciers, and an open ocean full of seals and whales. And on the North Island, you’ll find paradise beaches active volcanos and some colorful lakes.
This country is considered the fourth safest country in the world to travel in, so it’s super safe for solo female travelers, who want to enjoy nature and some beautiful views.