Holidays for One – Tips and Ideas

So, you’ve decided to travel alone. That’s great, but it also carries a lot more stuff to think about. There’s an issue of safety for example, since you’ll be alone after all, but traveling alone can also bring you a lot of new interesting things. Here are some ideas to make your holiday for one more enjoyable.

You’ll be free to go wherever you like and do whatever you like; you don’t need to compromise with anyone. You’ll have a chance to meet new interesting people.

And finally you’ll be able to just rest from everyone and everything. There are a lot of travel agencies, working with holidays for one these days, and here are 3 best types of holidays for one, to choose between.

1. Pampering Holiday

Swimming pool terrace in a resort Hua-Hin Thailand

This is easily the most wanted and the most interesting type of holiday for women. You can guess already from the title of it that it is all going to be about you. Whether you have decided to go via travel agency or organize everything yourself, this type of holiday could be just the thing you need.

So, what to do? Choose a spa or a resort and find the programs you like the best. If you would just like to be pampered choose a spa center with a hot tub, massages and facials. Are you a more adventurous type? Choose a resort that offers playing some sports or horseback riding.

Remember that it’s all for you and only you can make it just the way you like it. It can also be a perfect getaway weekend. If you work a lot and need some time to relax and enjoy, a pampering weekend holiday could be just the thing you need. Here are 10 affordable weekend getaways in Europe we’ve prepared for you.

2. Touring Holiday

happy young woman standing in front of egyptian pyramids in giza

You’ve probably went on a couple of these already. The whole point is to go to a destination and then tour as much as you can.

You could go to Egypt and then visit everything there is – The Luxor, The Pyramids of Giza, The Sphinx, The Nile, Abu-Simbel Temples… You should also definitely take a camel ride through the desert, it’s a unique experience.

You could start a touring holiday right away. This means you’ll get on a bus and visit several countries on the way. One of the most popular touring holidays of this kind in Europe is Italy – Spain – France – Monaco. This is a fantastic choice for holiday for one, since you’re travelling in a large group, so you won’t actually be alone. Apart from the fact that it is also a great way to meet new people, this tour will give you everything your artistic heart could wish for.

See Venice and Verona in Italy, travel to Spain and visit Barcelona, continue to France to enjoy Paris and maybe some French cuisine and end your trip having a blast and maybe even gamble a little in Monaco. Why not? You’re on a holiday.

3. Adventurous Holiday

Woman Traveler with Backpack hiking in Mountains with beautiful summer landscape

If you are a daring and an adventurous person, well, choose an adventurous holiday. You can do this all by yourself, or you can go via travel agency and give yourself a chance to meet other adventurous people.

If you like warm weather and sun, take a biking tour through the country. If you like the cold, choose mountaineering or skiing. If you are a real adventurer and are not scared of trying new things, choose diving in Great Barrier Reef or flying in The Alps. Apart from being the great place for winter sports, The Alps are also great for flying. You can even take a short course and maybe engage yourself in becoming a pilot. How do you feel about couchsurfing? Visit the Couchsufring website and register for free. You have no obligation to host. Still, you can travel and get a place to stay. It’s free. It’s like traveling to visit a friend that you didn’t know you had.

So, what type of person are you? There is a perfect holiday for one, for each and every one of us, just choose the one that suits you best and head out.

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I’m a free spirit who likes to travel, cook and fly. Licensed paraglider pilot, I spend all my spare time flying. In the meantime, I like to share my recipes and travel experiences.

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