Solo Travel in Portugal and Spain: 10 Best Places to Visit

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The Iberian countries of Spain and Portugal share a peninsula, climate and common history and are popular travel destinations, both for mass tourism and for solo travellers. I have travelled to both countries on multiple occasions, from the rolling hills of Andalucía to the crayon-coloured houses of Lisbon, and would find it tricky to choose […]

Best Solo Travel Destinations in Italy (+ Why You Should Travel Alone There)

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Are you thinking of travelling alone in Italy? Here’s why you should do it and six of the best solo travel destinations in Italy.   La Bella Italia, the land of artists and sculptors, poets and dreamers. Italy was one of the first countries that I visited as solo traveller 30 years ago, and one […]

31 Best Places to Travel Alone in Europe: Solo Travel Guide

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Be inspired to plan your next solo trip with this list of the best places to travel alone in Europe   Are you itching to take your first solo travel trip but are unsure where to go? Given that there are so many options and considerations, choosing your solo travel destination can be a tough […]

Is The Japan Rail Pass Worth It? The Ultimate JR Pass Guide

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Are you trying to decide if a Japan Rail Pass is worth it? Find out in this ultimate JR Pass guide.   Travelling through Japan by rail is a breeze. Japanese rail services are frequent, reliable, comfortable, safe, clean and fast. The signs in major stations are in English as are the announcements and indicators […]