BREAKING NEWS
Man who killed Blessie Gotingco named as Tony Douglas Robertson ... Read more
Close

How do I travel solo?

MICHAEL GEBICKI
Last updated 13:48 17/03/2014
Solo travel Landscape
Photos.com

SOLO TRAVEL: There are more opportunities for women who want to travel, whether it’s solo or with a group.

Related Links

Top 10 places to fly solo A solo journey across southern Africa Solo travellers get a better deal Solo white female How to travel solo Ahoy there, solo cruisers

Relevant offers

Themes

Domaine des Etangs: Stay in billionaire's 11th-century storybook turreted French castle Airbnb: It's more like a blind date than a traditional holiday rental Top travel photos of the week How frequent flyer Ben Schlappig travels the world without paying a thing The best country in the world for food A taste of Normandy - camembert, cider and soul-warming calvados Hand-holding Instagram travellers go on honeymoon Chill factor: Australia's best beaches to visit in winter The world's 10 best high-speed travel experiences Incredible natural landmarks that were inadvertently made by man

There is no reason why being alone should confine you to the armchair version of travel. The simplest answer is to sign up for a group tour.

Travelling in a group gives you the confidence you need to bravely sally forth into a foreign land, it overcomes the difficulties of language, provides support when you need it and you'll never find yourself dining alone. There are also several tour operators that now offer women-only tours, with themes that range from hardcore adventure trips to shopping and spa treatments in Bali.

Guided tours also a great way to meet like-minded travellers, both men and women, because chances are you will not be the only one travelling solo. There is not one group tour that I have done over the past 10 years that did not include several women travelling alone, and that includes a motorbike ride in India's Himalaya region.

Group travel can also be a launch pad for further solitary adventures. There is nothing quite so liberating as the discovery that the world is not nearly as frightening as it seems when you're at home watching the evening news.

Ad Feedback

- FFX Aus

Comments

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content