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Calling all solo travellers!

rohma@khaleejtimes.com Filed on October 28, 2020

Ladies, pack your bags and mark the dates in your calendars!

If you are looking to book a vacation all for yourself to a destination that is safe, stunning, and will leave you with plenty of wonderful memories, then check out this selection that has been chosen by our readers. When picking a destination for their next solo holiday, our readers prioritised safety above all else, followed by value for money, and selection of activities such as sightseeing, wellness offerings, and shopping locations.

Iceland

Reasons to visit the Land of Fire and Ice? Plenty, starting with the fact that the country has been crowned as the safest country in the world by more than one international travel and tourism organisations. The country is a geological wonder packed with the majesty of stunning waterfalls, roaring rivers, volcanoes, and natural geysers, will have plenty to keep them busy.

New Zealand

Another destination that has been voted by travellers as a firm favourite due to its stunning natural beauty, New Zealand has a little bit of everything for every type of visitor. Adventure packages and nature hikes? Check. Shopping centres and great gastronomy? Check. Guided tours for fans that want to see all the locations where they filmed The Lord of the Rings? Check!

Taiwan

One word, food! Taiwan is a country that likes to have fun when it comes to meals. The cuisine is inspired by Japan, Korea, and Mainland China, but it has a distinctive touch that is all of its own. You can spend a lifetime trying out different types of street food, and still find something new around the corner.

Switzerland

Snow-covered peaks, chocolate, cheese, and more chocolate seem to define this picture perfect destination, but visitors say that they keep coming back because there is always something more to discover. The slopes offer the ski trip of a lifetime, and photographers will have plenty to keep them busy around the country. The country also offers some of the most scenic train rides in the world.

Austria

The art and music culture of this splendid destination are ready to embrace you as soon as you set foot into the country. Many visitors have described it as a perfect destination all year round, with picture perfect Christmas markets in the winter, and relaxing strolls along the lakes in the summer. Movie enthusiasts will also be able to spot many locations that have served as the backdrop of famous movies.

Slovenia

Small but absolutely packed with everything that will make you want to come back again and again. Locals are more than happy to point visitors in the right direction and share their thoughts on the food and famous hotspots of the country. Visitors can get lost in the magnificent green forests that make up half the country, explore thousands of deep caves, and even take a dip in the mineral waters that are said to have healing powers.

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Rohma Sadaqat

I am a reporter and sub-editor on the Business desk at Khaleej Times. I mainly cover and write articles on the UAE's retail, hospitality, travel, and tourism sectors.Originally from Lahore, I have been living in the UAE for more than 20 years. I graduated with a BA in Mass Communication, with a concentration in Journalism, and a double minor in History and International Studies from the American University of Sharjah.If you see me out and about on assignment in Dubai, feel free to stop me, say hello, and we can chat about the latest kitten videos on YouTube.





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