First, it’s probably best to go somewhere where you speak the language. That doesn’t mean you can’t travel internationally, but if you speak English, it may be easier to visit Ireland, Australia or the U.K.
Another thing to consider? Whether or not you want to visit a big city. If you’re not a city dweller, navigating New York, Chicago or Washington, D.C. might make you nervous. However, I think they are ideal places for solo travel. Lots of people in big cities do stuff on their own, include going to movies, visiting museums and even dining alone. Plus, the streets are usually bustling with people, which makes it safer for you.Samantha Brown Media
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Play it Smart
Of course safety is a concern when you’re traveling without a partner or group. Never feel obligated to tell people you’re alone. A white lie here is 100 percent A-OK. In fact, I don’t think there is anything wrong with sporting a fake wedding band. I know, I know. I wish that wasn’t such an effective deterrent, but it really is.Samantha Brown Media
Samantha Brown Media
All that said, don’t be afraid to engage in conversation. People often feel compelled to chat up the person eating dinner alone. Ask for recommendations on restaurants, shops, and fun things to do. That’s the exact kind of thing that will make your trip even more memorable.AAA
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