Doing things alone can be immensely therapeutic: A solo meal can help you really appreciate food; a solitary walk can be a rare opportunity to think; and travelling by yourself can be an incredible opportunity for self-discovery and personal growth.
Solo trips are all the rage right now: the 2015 Visa Global Travel Intentions Study
reported that 24% of people travelled alone on their most recent holiday, most of whom were women. We've already told you why you should consider taking a solo trip;
now we're helping you choose your destination.
Click ahead for our picks of the 18 best destinations for women to explore unaccompanied, based on a range of factors like safety, quality of solo activities, and the likelihood of meeting fellow wayfarers. So pack your bags — adventure waits for no one.