Rachel’s Solo Travel Favorites

I travel alone most of the time. I’ll admit it. A few special places stand out again and again. I highly recommend these countries for solo travelers on their next epic vacation. As always, you can contact me if you have questions about your upcoming solo adventure! 

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Scotland will always have a special place in my heart. My first ever solo trip was to Scotland. This country has spectacular natural beauty, is very safe, and a great literary destination for travelers who always have a book in hand! 

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Is Scotland Safe? — How to Have a Beautiful Adventure

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Solo Travel to Scotland Guide: How to Have an Amazing Trip All Alone!

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Rachel’s Summer Scotland Packing List

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Travel Tips for Scotland: A Comprehensive Guide

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I always recommend Portugal to new solo travelers. Why? Portugal has the best hostels in the world. Hands down. Portugal is also affordable and beautiful. You won’t break the bank here!

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Why Your First EVER Solo Trip Should Be to Beautiful Portugal (Updated 2021)

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6 Things to Know Before You Travel to Portugal

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2 Days in Lisbon: The Best Things to See & Do

When I booked a weekend visit in Lisbon, I didn’t know what to expect. It [...]

One Day in Porto: Best Things to See & Do

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With cosmopolitan cities and stunning national parks, Canada is the best neighborhood a gal could have! Solo travel in Canada is not only safe, but you can create an incredibly diverse itinerary. 

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5 Reasons Canada is Perfect for Solo Female Travel

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Vancouver Solo Travel: Best Tips for Your Visit

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Montreal Solo Travel: Why You Should Go Alone on Your Next Trip

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Your Complete Summer Banff Packing List

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