Top 10 Destinations for Solo Travelers

Sometimes the travel bug bites hard, but you don’t always have a friend who is able to join in on the adventure at a moment’s notice. Why should you miss out on experiencing a new place just because you don’t have a travel companion? This year more than ever international tourism is expected to rise in the form of solo travelers, and we’ve rounded up the safest destinations for you. Pack your bags, and get ready to make new friends on the road.

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Zurich, Switzerland

The largest city in Switzerland is known for its many financial and banking institutions, but its small population and highly developed infrastructure make for an ideal tourist destination. Housing many museums, art galleries and incredible shopping, Zurich was once considered the city offering best quality of life in the world, and we all want a piece of it.

Honolulu, Hawaii

The beautiful capital of Hawaii is commonly known as the gateway to the U.S island chain. Famous for iconic views, beaches and deep blue waters, Honolulu also offers luxury dining, nightlife and hospitality. Don’t miss historic sites like Pearl Harbor, and of course, soak up the sun on the sandy beaches of Oahu Island.

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