Travelling solo: Tips and Destinations-2

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Best solo travel destinations

Travelling solo is an adventure worth taken. Here are some destinations you are guaranteed to have fun while travelling solo.

Netherlands: This is one of Europe’s most loved country. It has a relaxed atmosphere and lots of friendly people. In Amsterdam you get to enjoy visits to world-class museums and gardens.

Japan: This Asian country is a destination to have fun. Japan has an efficient transport systems that helps you to easily plan your day and you don’t have to worry about getting lost or confused. The bonus is this most of the residents of Tokyo speak English.

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France: France is a country everyone needs to visit in their lifetime. Visit Paris and plan to see well known locations and make sure you stop by to enjoy some delicacies.

Dubai: Why would you not want to see this beautiful country? There are so many adventures to have in Dubai. Travelling solo is an interesting adventure in Dubai and if you love shopping then Dubai is your best bet.

Tips for travelling solo

When you are travelling solo, it is advisable that you plan ahead and ask from friends who have gone before. It is also important that you do a bit of planning and research. Research gives you new discoveries about the country that give you an exciting adventure.

Stay in touch

It’s a good idea to let someone know about your traveling plans. I know you want to go on an adventure without anyone knowing but a trusted person should know your whereabouts for safety reasons. You can also post pictures on Instagram to be your social media tracker.

Do lots of research when travelling solo

Before going into any city do a lot of research this saves you from confusion. Things like knowing the train schedules or the prices of foodstuff can save you from a lot of stress. You will also not be overcharged by sellers because you already have an idea.

Discuss taxi fares while travelling solo

While travelling solo there is a chance you become an easy target to make money from. Make sure you agree on a price with the taxi driver before you enter or tell him/her to keep the meter running to avoid extra charge.

Stay in well-lit and public places

When travelling alone make sure you stay in areas that are safe. Don’t follow a stranger to a dark place, be security conscious. If you are planning an adventurous trip make sure you go with a tour group so that you have people to look after you and assist you.

Dress according to the culture of the place

This why you need to do a lot of research. I know you have your own style but when you are travelling solo it is advisable that you blend with the crowd. When you dress like a citizen you don’t draw attention to yourself and you can easily blend in.

Keep your valuables safe

Passports and other important valuables should be kept at home. There is no point carrying valuables while travelling, whatever you can do without please keep them at home. While going for adventures, leave your valuables at home.

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Conclusion

When you are travelling solo remember that you are there to have fun so meet new people and enjoy yourself but in the middle of the fun don’t forget yourself and be security conscious all the time. Don’t let anyone force you to do what you don’t want to do because it’s your trip so follow your own rules!

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