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Best places to travel solo

August 20, 2014

Jacqueline Boone once rightly said, “Travelling solo does not always mean you’re alone. Most often, you meet marvellous people along the way and make connections that last a lifetime.” So, pack your bags, book your flight tickets and head to the destination you always wanted to explore. We have listed few of the world’s best destinations preferred by solo Indian travellers.


Bangkok is the most accessible, friendly and lively city of Thailand for Indian solo travellers. Filled with action in every corner, there is a lot to explore for a solo traveller in this city. From glistening temples, energetic Chinatown to the floating markets, Bangkok is a must visit for an animated experience. Get yourself amazed at the Dream World with exciting shows, rides and themed land of dreams. The Siam Ocean World features fascinating underground aquarium exhibiting more than 30,000 creatures from various depths and aquatic regions across the globe. Do try the local Thai cuisine in Bangkok, especially Pad Thai.


Popular due to our Bollywood industry, Zurich is the heart of Switzerland. Travel solo and discover the astonishing landscape and inspire yourself with the beauty found in every corner. Go on a shopping spree at Bahnhofstrasse, a street featuring numerous fashion boutiques, street cafes, department stores and much more. Also visit the Uetliberg towers for a panoramic view of this amazing city. As you enjoy the tempting cuisine or a local Swiss chocolate bar, spend your time around the world famous Lake Zurich.


Immensely rich in historic heritage, Rome is an excellent destination to explore on your own in Italy. Capture the romantic ruins; visit the beautiful palaces and appreciate the graceful fountains with beautiful old churches. With the astonishing architecture that is still preserved, walk around and visit places like The Colosseum, Arch of Constantine, Piazza Navona, Squares and Fountains. Rome engages you to treasure it’s beauty and culture. It is indeed an ‘Eternal City’ for a visit.


Dublin, the capital of Ireland is popular for its history, culture, scenic drives, pubs and hospitality. Visit the popular National Botanic Gardens to calm your senses and discover the wide range of decorative plants on the display. The city has so much to offer round the clock. Be it the vibrant nightlife and culture or the adventure drives and scenic beauty, Dublin offers a perfect mix of travel experiences. Want to experience something different? Hop on for a tour in the Dublin Ghost Bus where you get to enjoy scary stories about the unusual sights. Make sure you visit the Temple Bar for a perfect nightlife experience.


Being one of the oldest cities of the world, Lisbon, the capital of Portugal is the best option for a history buff. The city is full of artistic history, culture, delightful food and wine plus friendly locals to make you feel safe. Enjoy the pleasant climate from mild winters to warm summers. Experience an excellent nightlife and mouth watering cuisine. Do remember not to ask the taxi driver to suggest you restaurants as they will take you to the most expensive ones for which they will receive commission.


Also known as the 'City of Roses', Portland is the largest city in the state of Oregon in USA. The city is popular for the serene nature and bountiful outdoor activities. Despite being the largest city, Portland maintains the small town charm. Enjoy the wildlife parks, local galleries or take a trip on the cruise. After the love of nature, try some local favourite food and experience their taste. As you end up with a hearty treat take a walk along the Forest Park and indulge in its natural beauty. For a city tour, hop on the Portland Streetcar but ensure that you purchase tickets from the ticket vending machine placed inside the streetcar.

New York

The most popular city in the world, New York is the best city for a solo traveller looking to explore a city life. From the tallest buildings to row houses, you will be mesmerized by the energy of this city. Visit the world’s most recognized places like the Manhattan area, Times Square and Central Park to Brooklyn.

Travel across the alluring places, discover, feel, enjoy and indulge as you make it all by yourself.