The rainforests of Costa Rica
Considered one of the better warm-climate areas to visit, Costa Rica has more things to offer than you can count. It’s great for first-time travelers. The country is safe and well-traveled by other adventurers and it has scenic views that will make you want to move there for good. There is no shortage of friendliness from both locals and other visitors. Within minutes of arriving in big cities, you’ll be making travel-buddies like it’s nothing. Take a trip on their affordable Gray tour buses and explore the beautiful beaches and lush rainforests along the way.
Most people will aim their sights on the warm sands of the coasts first, but you can see find something even warmer and more spectacular: Volcanoes. The famous Arenal volcano is something you don’t get to see every day. Keep in mind that you won’t be limited by the number of things you can see in Costa Rica, but by the amount of time you have to see them.
The beautiful mountains of Switzerland
You’ll be hard pressed to find a location that is as clean and safe as Switzerland. However, there’s a catch. It’s possible one of the most expensive places to visit, or even live in, period. Buying a burger in McDonald’s will cost you twelve dollars, and that’s just fast food. For any solo traveler, the beauty should be worth the cost.
The greener pastures of New Zealand
The scenic backdrop of Lord of the Rings is one of the more popular solo tourist attractions you can find. The country is safe, affordable, and easy to get around if you’re a first timer. This is exactly why it attracts travelers like ants to sugar. If you start your trip to Auckland, on its north island, you’ll be in for a treat. It has a vibrant nightlife, tons of cultural landmarks, and beaches to die for.Staying in cities isn’t all New Zealand has to offer. If you’re a big fan of bungee jumping, parasailing, or white-water rafting, you can book a trip to Queenstown. Warm weather activities aren’t the only thing you can find, either. If you’re interested in skiing in New Zealand, you’ll see that Queenstown has one of the more beautiful slopes you could find anywhere. Just remember to dress for the weather.
Japan by the sea
It’s one of the more unique places you can visit alone. Be prepared to arrive with an open mind and willingness to learn, because Japan has quite a bit of cultural differences compared to western countries. The Japanese people pride themselves on orderliness and as such, you should rest assured that anywhere you go will be safe and clean.
There are some things to watch out for. Remember to bring cash, many businesses don’t accept credit cards. Japan has certain social taboos as well. Smoking is heavily regulated and breaking the rules could get you a hefty fine.
Traveling solo might be intimidating for your first time, but have no worries. There are tons of locations that you can enjoy without anyone holding you back. It’s a powerful experience that will change you as a person. You’ll learn a lot about yourself while enjoying the world.