Solo travel is on the rise and many consider taking the leap and going it alone. The experience of traveling alone can build confidence and self-esteem, leave travelers feeling more fulfilled and give travelers more personal enjoyment. Traveling alone is a great way to see and experience a place without any outside factors weighing in. It’s a personal expedition that leaves travelers changed for the better.
Barcelona, Spain, is a great destination for all kinds of travel, including solo. For those doing it alone, the city is walkable and easy to navigate. Unlike some places, you’re less likely to get lost. Barcelona has beautiful art, people and food. It’s easy to fall in love with such a vibrant city.
The newly popular Croatia is a great country to visit. Travel to the coast and visit the medieval city of Dubrovnik. There’s always something to do and see in this picturesque city. Fans of Game of Thrones will recognize this as the location of Kings Landing. Take your time walking the cobblestone streets and peering into the artisanal shops. This is a fantastic place for a solo traveler.
Surprisingly, New York City is one of the best places for solo travelers. The reason being is it’s almost impossible to feel alone while surrounded by so many unique folks. There are tons of activities to partake in in New York.
Taipei, Taiwan, is a great choice for those looking for a history-drenched destination. This city has lots of history and the buildings reflect the older times. It’s also modern for a place that still has so much of its past. Take a walk through this city and you won’t regret it.
Stockholm tops the list in destinations catered toward solo females. The city proudly holds on to its reputation as a great place for women and a safe country for everyone. There are plenty of adventures to be had in this big city.
For most of us, time in the car is “me time.” You can listen to that podcast you’re captivated by, blast that pop song and sing along at the top of your lungs or listen to the next chapter in that biography e-book you’re almost finished. A road trip only amplifies those opportunities. So, next time you’re traveling by road, take the wheel and take control. Opt for a rental car on your next vacation, rather than a rideshare, taxi or public transportation, and enjoy the open road on your own terms.
Barcelona has seen a recent influx of craft cocktails bars within the past five years or so, and Sant Antoni seems to be one of the city’s epicenters of such swanky watering holes. Amid the crisscross streets, organic grocery stores and the soon-to-open, recently renovated Sant Antoni market is Bitter, an inconspicuous cocktail bar where there’s more than meets the eye.
ONCE THE FINAL MEETING WRAPS and the last contract is signed and sealed with a handshake, what’s next? Do you catch a flight back home or do you take advantage of the destination? If your next business trip is to Italy, we suggest adding a few more days to explore the country’s most amazing hot spots. Make time for more than a mouthwater- ing Italian meal in these three cities.
Friends and family members of travelers are always looking for the right gift. It’s hard to find something that will surprise a traveler and also be something they use often. Many are trying to look past the typical gifts travelers get, such as notebooks and pens, and looking more toward destination-specific or more unique items. Gift giving can be difficult for some that don’t know what a traveler is looking for or needs, but these three gifts are a great starting point.