Best places to go on holiday alone

Roshina Jowaheer



Solo holidays are hotter than ever, with more and more travellers opting to travel alone so they can visit a holiday destination they have always dreamed of seeing, indulge in a special interest such as yoga and cooking, or make new friendships with like-minded people.

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More than a third of British travellers take singles holidays and travel companies are seeing a surge in demand, forcing them to add more trips for customers. In fact, solo travel is so popular that even married couples are at it!

But where exactly do people go on their travels alone? We wanted to know where our readers have ventured and, just as we thought, you guys are as adventurous as us. One of you headed to icy Greenland to try dog sledding on a solo trip - and your first holiday abroad! Another AOL Travel reader spent three months exploring New Zealand in a campervan. And one of you fell in love with the "amazing people" you met on your travels in South America and the Caribbean.

Discover more of our readers' favourite solo holiday destinations below and head to our Facebook page to tell us about your own experience and we'll add it to our slideshow.




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