Solo Travel – An escape for YOU!

February 18, 2021

The desire to travel is something that is deeply ingrained into our human nature, and as the world has evolved, so has our options for travel. We have become accustomed to traveling in groups and ‘seeing’ places that ‘everyone’ wants to see, usually under time constraints. How often do you feel like you need a holiday after having a holiday? You deserve to go where you want, when you want, at your own pace. Below, we have listed some of our most recommended destinations for solo travel – we hope these ignite your inner wanderlust!

Solo Travel - Costa Rica | Art In Voyage
Solo Travel - Costa Rica | Art In Voyage
Solo Travel - Costa Rica | Art In Voyage
Solo Travel - Costa Rica | Art In Voyage
Solo Travel - Costa Rica | Art In Voyage

Costa Rica

Costa Rica has long been a favorite for solo travelers, with its pristine jungles, white sand beaches and so much more! For the solo traveler, the options of activities are boundless – take guided tours through the jungles to escape the world, or paddle the rivers and experience the power and beauty the waters have to offer. If you prefer something a little more relaxed, spend a bit of time on Playa Manuel Antonio beach, or reconnect with yourself in one of the many spa and wellness retreats.

Solo Travel - Switzerland | Art In Voyage
Solo Travel - Switzerland | Art In Voyage
Solo Travel - Switzerland | Art In Voyage
Solo Travel - Switzerland | Art In Voyage
Solo Travel - Switzerland | Art In Voyage

Switzerland

An old-worldly gem in the heart of Europe, Switzerland is a perfect place to explore solo. With many world-renowned wellness facilities, you can be sure to get the treatment you deserve – be it yoga with a view of the mountains or a massage followed by a meal overlooking a serene lake. Take the chance to explore the history of the country, with medieval castles and ancient churches, or take a trip through the wine regions and taste the variety of Swiss wines, paired with cheese and chocolate.

Solo Travel - Japan | Art In Voyage
Solo Travel - Japan | Art In Voyage
Solo Travel - Japan | Art In Voyage
Solo Travel - Japan | Art In Voyage
Solo Travel - Japan | Art In Voyage

Japan

The options for solo travel in Japan are boundless, with the different destinations offering something completely unique to themselves. Tokyo gives the chance to explore a bustling metropolis, famous for its ramen noodles, shopping in the Ginza neighborhood, and many ancient temples. From there, take a trip to Kyoto and experience the traditional tea ceremony in its place of origin, and in spring you can stroll through the famous cherry blossom-lined streets to explore the other gems this city has to offer.

Solo Travel - Ireland | Art In Voyage
Solo Travel - Ireland | Art In Voyage
Solo Travel - Ireland | Art In Voyage
Solo Travel - Ireland | Art In Voyage
Solo Travel - Ireland | Art In Voyage

Ireland

The Emerald Isle is known for its beer, whisky – but there is so much more! In Dublin, take a stroll down the famous Grafton street for some shopping, or visit the Guinness factory to sample the award-winning stout. Visit Galway for a more traditional side to Irish life, with Irish folk music being played regularly at many of the local pubs, or take a tour of some of the many archeological sites and castles that are found in the region. And of course, don’t forget to keep a lookout for a pot of gold!

Solo Travel - Charleston & Albuquerque | Art In Voyage
Solo Travel - Charleston & Albuquerque | Art In Voyage
Solo Travel - Charleston & Albuquerque | Art In Voyage
Solo Travel - Charleston & Albuquerque | Art In Voyage
Solo Travel - Charleston & Albuquerque | Art In Voyage

The United States of America

Take a trip down south to Albuquerque – Summer or Winter, you are guaranteed a chance to explore. From iconic Route 66 to traditional Mexican cuisine, followed by a trip on a hot air balloon. Known for its friendly locals, you can rest assured that you will get the full experience in this vibrant and culturally-rich city. If a city steeped in history is more your style, then why not explore Charleston, SC? The city itself is very cosmopolitan and provides many options to try a cuisine that made the area famous, or you can step outside the city limits and spend time on one of the many beautiful plantations.

Solo Travel - South Africa | Art In Voyage
Solo Travel - South Africa | Art In Voyage
Solo Travel - South Africa | Art In Voyage
Solo Travel - South Africa | Art In Voyage
Solo Travel - South Africa | Art In Voyage

South Africa

Whether you are after a cosmopolitan experience in Cape Town, a more rural road trip up the Garden Route, or perhaps you want to experience the wildlife of one of the many wonderful nature reserves and reflect on what you see around you, South Africa is a great destination for solo travel. Taste the world-famous wines, relax on the white-sand beaches or just immerse yourself in the local cultures!