Traveling alone can be the bliss and a solo trip by yourself might just change your entire life. If you are a wanderer and looking for an escape from your routine, solo travel is the best thing you can do. However, it is extremely important to choose the right destination for you. Here is the list of 5 best countries that are ideal for solo travel.
What makes CostaRica such a good destination for the solo traveler. Well for starters, it’s people are among the happiest in the world according to the New Economics foundation’s Happy Planet Index which evaluates overall sustainable happiness and environmental efforts, Costa Rica came in at the top spot. This Central American country lives by the philosophy of putas Vida which is essentially a motto championing a simple stress-free life. Costa Rica is a relatively inexpensive place to travel and the diverse landscapes will take your breath away from the rainforest to the countryman beaches and if you use common sense during your travel Costa Rica is generally considered to be quite safe.
In recent years this coastal nation seems to be popping up on everyone’s bucket lists. Seriously there are few destinations more buzzworthy than Croatia but just because all of your friends plan on visiting this dreamy land of walled towns and beautiful beaches doesn’t mean you need to go with them. In fact, now the tourists are arriving in droves one could argue that there has never been a better time to plan a solo trip to Croatia as traveling without a large group allows you to blend into the background and better mingle with the locals rather than standing out as a potential target for tourist traps. You can have a far more authentic experience, and wander the winding streets of Dubrovnik or charming Corsola town, relax on peaceful and secluded beaches like Ste Navarre. You can also try some local cuisines.
The Land of the Rising Sun is known for many things but some of its biggest selling points include the famed local cuisine, the breathtaking beauty of its natural spaces, and of course the extremely polite people who live there. Japan is a couple of rougher neighborhoods in a few of its major cities including Tokyo’s infamous yet interesting red-light district Kabukicho but Japan is one of the greatest tourist destinations in the world where the traditional gardens of Japan will imbue a solo traveler with a sense of inner peace. While the Hot Springs are known as onsen ensure that you return from your journey feeling well-rested and thoroughly relaxed plus Japan’s capsule hotels offer some of the tiniest accommodations in the world meaning that you won’t be blowing your budget on unnecessarily oversized rooms.
Amsterdam should definitely be on everyone’s solo bucket list, yes groups of friends often travel there to experience its world-renowned nightlife firsthand but this city of contradictions is also one of the most peaceful quaint and contemplative cities you’ll ever visit. It’s beautiful with many portions of the city somehow maintaining the energy and aesthetic of a small village making it the perfect place for a casual solitary stroll or a place to recharge your batteries even with often massive crowds of tourists venture beyond the capital city. If you are depressed because of fake love or hectic life, it can be a great escape for you. However, you will realize just what a small slice of the Netherlands you’ve experienced so far. You’ll marvel at the landscapes including beautiful fields of flowers and historic windmills as well as charming little towns full of friendly locals.
There are so many reasons to visit this Nordic country by yourself. Outdoor enthusiasts are sure to be pleased with the abundance of activities in which you can take part year-round from downhill skiing and snowboarding to hiking, fishing, and cycling. One can experience amazing architecture in Norway. The major cities in Norway like Oslohome offer impressive architecture but many coastal towns are insanely charming. The single biggest draw, however, is the nation’s incredible landscape. The dramatic fjords that cut through the land are truly awe-inspiring and the Lofoten archipelago is like something out of a dream plus any place where you can see the Northern Lights is worth a visit with or without company.
The Bottom Line
The above-mentioned places are some of the most amazing and safe places for traveling alone. If you are also planning a solo trip you can add any of these places to your bucket list without hesitation. It will definitely become an unforgettable experience.