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Travel Ideas For Solo Travelers

April 2, 2024

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Trip Concierge

Solo traveling is bigger than ever, which means more places, companies and organizations are offering ways for solo travelers to experience the world on their own. If you’re thinking about taking a step out into independent travel, look at these new opportunities for solo travelers below.

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Cruising Solo:

Embracing the latest trend in cruise ship accommodations, solo travelers are finding studios or single cabins to be the epitome of modern cruising. These cabins, a departure from the traditional family rooms, offer just the right amount of space without unnecessary excess. In these cozy havens, travelers can relish the luxury of having a private retreat, perfect for those moments when solitude is desired.

However, the benefits of solo cruising extend beyond the cabin. Seizing the opportunity to engage in individual activities on board can be a gateway to meaningful connections. Partake in hands-on cooking workshops or join a wine-tasting session to not only refine your culinary skills but also to mingle with fellow travelers. These unique experiences become a social bridge, fostering connections with other solo adventurers or creating friendships with diverse groups of people, transforming the cruise into a communal and enriching journey.

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Some of our cruise line partners that have offers for solo travelers include Norwegian Cruise Line, Virgin Voyages, Cunard, Oceania Cruises, AmaWaterways, UnCruise Adventures and Hurtigruten. Ask us about their latest offers.

Touring Solo:

Contrary to common perception, stepping out on a solo travel journey doesn't equate to complete solitude. If the allure of Italy beckons and your circle lacks adventurous spirits, consider the option of joining a group tour. These solo-friendly tours present an intriguing dynamic where you might find yourself paired with a fellow solo traveler for shared accommodations (or you can always opt for a solo lodging experience). The spectrum of choices extends from larger group settings to more intimate gatherings, such as a cozy 12-person group. This flexibility allows you to tailor your travel experience to your comfort level while delving into the wonders of the world without the need for a familiar companion.

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A few of our preferred tour partners that have offers for solo adventurers include Globus, Cosmos, Tauck, Intrepid Travel and G Adventures.

Solo Silent Retreats:

For those yearning for absolute solitude in their upcoming journey, a myriad of silent retreats worldwide beckons. The allure of silent retreats lies in the opportunity to completely disengage from the external world. Whether you're drawn to the cultural richness of India and Tibet or prefer the tranquil landscapes closer to home, these retreats offer a sanctuary for embracing a vow of silence. If you do choose to do a solo silent retreat, expect the world to fade away. These retreats often become immersive experiences that go beyond physical locations, offering a transformative escape into the realms of self-discovery and inner peace.

Regardless of your aspirations for the upcoming year, heading out on a solo adventure is a prospect worth considering. While the idea of solo travel might initially appear intimidating, the key lies in recognizing that, depending on your preferences and personality, it opens a realm of countless opportunities for you to embrace and expand your independence.

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