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Some may think that the experience of traveling as a female alone is a very arduous experience, but it is very natural that you need the female to have high confidence because in traveling alone you will need to do everything on your own, but nevertheless traveling alone remains one of the most liberating things that you can do because you have complete control on what you want to do. Solo travel is an amazing experience as you will meet amazing people, experience new things, and learn a lot about yourself along the way.  As a female traveler, finding a balance between great adventures and places where women can travel safely is the perfect combination for unforgettable experiences. Together, in this article, we will look at 8 of the best solo travel destinations on the planet, so all you have to do before embarking on the solo travel experience is to take a look at this article so that you are aware of the best destinations. The 8 best destinations to travel to on your own are:


1. Singapore:

Singapore is a great place for solo female travel. Just 200 years ago, this metropolis of finance, innovation, and technology was a modest trading post for the British East India Company, located at the southernmost tip of Malaysia. When you arrive at Singapore airport, you will feel as if you have passed fifty years into the future due to the high level of development and safety in it. Ranked sixth among the safest countries in the “Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report” issued by the World Economic Forum, as this highly developed country is proud of its multi-ethnicity, and the ethnicities here are multiple and there is no problem with that; This explains that women are safe here, even if they are alone. The city of Singapore contains unparalleled luxury in most major cities, as it has a boundless horizon, as it can amaze you forever. It is safe for women to roam alone around Singapore as there is plenty of stately buildings and luxury shopping to enjoy when you want to take a break. Here you can shop and roam without fear, as you are completely safe, so most female travelers head to Singapore, where there is development and safety. Here you can do many activities such as: watch the amazing light show in “Gardens by the Bay”; ride the Singapore Flyer; Enjoy the magnificent view from the Marina Bay Sands pool or observation deck; shop on orchard road; Enjoy delicious food at Makansutra Gluttons Bay and marvel at the orchids at the Singapore Botanic Gardens.


2. Bali (Indonesia):

For most backpackers and solo female travelers, Bali is the perfect place to start your feminine adventure. With a thriving expat community, economy built on tourism, and cool compact cities, you’ll never be more than a few feet away from friendly faces and it’s a huge relief for a first-time solo traveler. Balinese are considered to be one of the most humble, friendly and respectful people, as you will not see people with such kindness and friendliness, so you are safe here. There are plenty of places to visit in Bali but the two most popular places to stay are Ubud in the jungle and Canggu on the south coast. If you want peace or yoga, head to the heart of the jungle, where solo travelers from all over the world come to Ubud to meditate, practice yoga and enjoy great food. If you like surfing or want a more lively area, head to Canggu. With the presence of cafes, markets, and a vibrant nightlife, you will be in the best condition and in the best place, so you have no fear here in terms of safety and in terms of boredom or boredom, because here there are many activities that you can do, such as: visiting the Holy Monkey Forest; visit Ubud Hot Springs; discover Mount Batur (sunrise cruise); Take a tour of Nusa Penida Island; Visit Lempuyang Temple, which is known as the Gate of Heaven.


3. Japan:

Ranked as the 13th safest country in the “Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report” by the World Economic Forum, Japan is a must-see for any solo female traveler. If the language barrier bothers you or makes you afraid to communicate with the native people we can tell you do not be afraid because most of the Japanese today speak English. Due to the selection of Japan as the host country for the 2021 Olympic Games, the major cities have undergone huge transformations, and Japan has made great efforts to make them more accessible in the world, as millions of people are scheduled to visit them in the near future. English signs have also been added throughout the major cities. Also simplifying subway routes, that is, Japan is doing everything it can to make it very easy to reach, and this is what makes it one of the safest and most popular destinations. There has simply never been a safer and more accessible time to visit a truly safe and developed country where a handful of Japanese cities come with their charms and they are all easily accessible via the high speed bullet train. You can get a Japan Rail Pass and explore the entire country via high-speed rail. The most beautiful things you can visit here are the stunning capital city of Tokyo, the wonderfully hanging Kyoto, and if you fancy a taste of the Japanese countryside, then the amazing “Fuji” mountain awaits you. In Tokyo, you will get to know the tallest tower in the world, full of sparkling neon lights that illuminate the bustling streets. In Tokyo, you will not feel bored because there are many things you can do, such as: visit the Tokyo Sky Tree, which is the tallest tower in the world, with a height of about 634 meters and is the second tallest building; discovering the Meiji Jingu Shrine; visit Senso-ji Temple; shopping at the Tsukiji Fish Market, the largest fish market in the world and home to some of the most delicious tuna on earth; touring Shinjuku Gyoen National Park; Visit the Imperial Palace and Gardens and pass by the Shibuya Crossing. This is in addition to catching cherry blossoms in bloom during the months of March and April is truly a sight to behold.


4. Taiwan:

This is a great destination for solo female travelers as it is an island surrounded by turquoise waters and has a very luxurious coastline. Taiwan is one of the hidden gems in Asia when it comes to beach destinations. In Taipei, you have a metropolis that combines an eclectic mix of Chinese, Japanese and American culture, a thriving center for finance, technology and innovation and if you love your high-tech gadgets there is plenty to see. Taiwan was ranked the 26th safest country in the World Economic Forum’s Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report. See two sides of this magical place: the energy and awe of Taipei and the majestic landscapes that dot the island’s fringes. As for Taiwan, you can spend some time in Taipei first. Then use the country’s rail or bus system and head off and explore some of the beauty and culture the island has to offer. Try not to miss roaming the markets at night, because the night markets in Taipei have a special charm, and do not worry, even if you wandered alone here, there is no fear for you at all. Highlights for solo activities here: visit the Dien Tai Fun dumpling shop; discovering Elephant Mountain and Xiangshan Pass; Visit Taipei 101 and spend some time at the charming Shilin Night Market.

5. Iceland:

Iceland is a geography book in itself, as soon as you reach it, you will feel as if you entered a geography book because of the beauty of its picturesque nature. This uniquely small country was named the 2nd safest country in the World Economic Forum’s Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report and is blessed with acres of natural beauty. Moreover, the people of Iceland are some of the friendliest and most peaceful people in the world, so don’t be afraid here of the idea that you’re on your own. You’ll probably want to stroll around Reykjavik, the country’s capital, where there are plenty of museums and great street tours, but Iceland’s true charm lies in its rural landscapes. Numerous tours and excursions that offer you to contemplate its geographical wonders. For ladies traveling on their own it is ideal as there are ample opportunities to see the beauty of the country through a guided tour or group. Most of these tours are by bus or car but more often than not they are very happy to pick you up from your hotel. This is what solo travel for women is all about Experience the splendor of nature in its purest form You will get to know such a wonder in Iceland. Highlights here: contemplate the Northern Lights; watch the blue lagoon; ice height control; contemplate the Gullfoss waterfall; visit Skogafoss Waterfall; Discover the geothermal Lake Myvatn area and finally watch the whales.


6. Finland:

Finland is a tourist hub that attracts tourists from all over the world thanks to its magnificent aurora displays, beautiful forests, and cozy cities. Finland was ranked as the safest country in the world in the “Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report” issued by the World Economic Forum, as it is a developed democratic country that combines natural beauty with postmodern architecture. It mixes delicious cuisine with a fun and friendly nightlife. Home to quite a few cities, Helsinki is also a great place to visit in the summer if you are traveling on your own. If you visit in the winter, you’ll have a lot of fun if you head north and experience the country the way Mother Nature intended. You will not feel bored here, even if you are alone, by doing some activities such as: visiting Santa Claus Village in Lapland; watching the Northern Lights from Lapland; visit Sala Render Park; visit the Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort; discover Lumilinna Snow Castle; discover Olavinlinna Castle; having fun at Levi Ski Resort; visit the Archipelago National Park; Visit Lake Saimaa. ting Kyoto, which is the cultural capital of Japan and is home to many Buddhist temples, Shinto shrines, palaces, and gardens, as it is a delightful mixture of architecture, green spaces, and mountain backdrops. Additionally catching cherry blossoms in bloom during the months of March and April is truly a sight to behold.


7. Switzerland:

Switzerland is a great place for solo female travelers, with its contemporary cities and stunning landscapes that will make you fall in love from the moment you arrive. Switzerland is ranked as the fourth safest country in the World Economic Forum’s Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report. If you love nature, history and chocolate, you will find plenty in Switzerland to keep you entertained. If you love to ski, the resorts with a picturesque Alpine backdrop are among the best in the world. However, if you are looking for an adventure that is a bit closer to the earth, Switzerland’s landscapes full of lakes, villages, and peaks are a must to explore during the warmer summer months. Bern, the capital, is rich in medieval architecture, and Lucerne is a wonderful city to visit if you have the time. Discover the Golden Pass line; Visit the Swiss National Park; discover the Large Hadron Collider, CERN; hike in the Alps; Watch and learn how to make cheese at Gruyères.


8. Portugal:

Ranked #14 as the safest country in the World Economic Forum’s Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report, Portugal is a great destination to experience cities with a rich history and an afternoon on the golden sands of the Portuguese coast. If you’re looking for sun, sand, and a full-blown vacation, visit the Algarve and Albufeira, and focus on the country’s two largest cities: Lisbon, the capital, in the south, and Porto, in the north. If you are keen on a thriving Bedouin scene, the arts, hipster vibes and the hustle and bustle of the likes of Barcelona and Amsterdam then Lisbon should be on your radar as it is a wonderful city with so much innovation and so much great food. The digital nomad scene is much more prolific in Lisbon than in Porto and there are plenty of meet-and-greets and tech events to attend if you’re looking to meet solo travelers and find community. The most important activities that you can do here: visit the LX Factory; visit Bairro Alto; wandering around the Alfama neighborhood; visit tram 28; participation in a trip to Sintra; Discover Badrão dos Discobrimentos.


After you read this article; I think you will have the audacity to try traveling on your own, as the idea of women traveling alone is no longer an absent or impossible idea. Rather, it has become a daily experience, and most females today travel alone either for tourism, seeking knowledge, or exploring new areas. In this article, I mentioned the 8 best destinations that women can travel to without feeling afraid or insecure, because they are the 8 best safe destinations around the world. There is no longer a reason that prevents you from traveling alone and having this beautiful experience, which is an important lesson for you in life. I hope the article was useful and you benefited from it.



Translated By: Nasser Al Turk

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