solo travel destinations

Best Solo Travel Destinations

There are a lot of great places to travel on your own. Here are some of my favorite solo travel destinations.

Led by a Local: My Tour of Mexico City

I met up with a friend in Mexico City for a local's tour. We went to some must-visit sites and stopped off for drinks and amazing food.

Art and Wandering in Washington, DC

On a weekend trip through Washington, DC, I planned to wander through a few art museums to enjoy a bit of culture on offer in the nation's capital.
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Relaxing at Casa Luna in San Miguel de Allende

A stay at boutique hotel Casa Luna in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, was just what I needed for a relaxing few days to recover from illness.
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First Impressions of Mexico

Impressions of Mexico (mostly Mexico City) after spending some time wandering through the streets and visiting and the sights.
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Sidewalks and Alleyways in Seoul

What better way to see Seoul than by walking endless miles along the sidewalks to experience the food and beauty of the city.

Final Rainy Hike in Yangmingshan, Taiwan

For my final journey through Taiwan's Yangmingshan National Park, my luck with the weather did not change. It was a wet hike as a memory.
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A Taste of Kavalan, Taiwan’s Premier Whisky

As my first assignment as a freelance reporter in Taiwan, I took a trip to the Kavalan Whisky distillery in Yilan for a taste of award-winning whisky.
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Street Scenes in Florence, Italy

Wandering the streets of Italian cities like Florence was a beautiful experience, even in the heat of August.
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In the Sand Dunes of Mũi Né

A brief adventure in the White Sand Dunes of Mui Ne, Vietnam, one of the few tourist destinations in the coastal resort town.
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Otherworldly Rock Formations at Yehliu

On a day off from work, I headed to the northern tip of Taiwan to see the natural wonder that is the rock formations at Yehliu Geopark.
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Touring Vientiane on a Bike

On my first full day in Vientiane, I decided to go biking through the capital city. While biking Vientiane made it easier to see more of the city, I should've been better prepared.
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Hiking the Four Beasts of Taipei

A leisurely hike turned into something a bit more strenuous when I was invited on a trek through the Four Beasts of Taipei that included Elephant Mountain, Tiger Mountain, and 9-5 Peak.
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Hiking through Watkins Glen

Hiking through Watkins Glen State Park in autumn. This is one of the most visited state parks in New York as it attracts visitors with its natural beauty.
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On a Boat to Pak Ou Caves

A morning boat ride in Luang Prabang, Laos, along the Mekong River to the Buddhist holy site Pak Ou Caves. The caves are home to about 2500 Buddha statues.