6 YOLO Trips You Need to Take If You’re Travelling Alone

by Kitty Chew
LIFESTYLE  |  August 06, 2017
  • Travelling alone can be very fulfilling
    1 / 7 Travelling alone can be very fulfilling

    With one in five vacationers – including more women – travelling alone*, more organisations are catering to independent travellers with varied interests. Here are some of the coolest things to do if you’re planning a solo trip.

    *Source: The 2015 Visa Global Travel Intentions Survey conducted across 25 countries.

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  • Go on a cruise in New Zealand
    2 / 7 Go on a cruise in New Zealand

    Magnificent glaciers and geysers are some highlights of Grand Pacific Tours’ 16-day journey through New Zealand. Cruise across Lake Wakatipu and spot dolphins on a catamaran at the Bay of Islands. Either book a single room or bunk with other travellers.

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  • Trek in Australia
    3 / 7 Trek in Australia

    Outdoor fans can take the challenge of a seven-day Larapinta Desert Trek through the rugged Australian outback, and scale the Red Centre’s highest peak with Women’s Own Adventure.

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  • Learn sailing in Greece
    4 / 7 Learn sailing in Greece

    Sign up as a crew member and learn how to sail from experienced sailors on Best Single Travel’s 13-day Greek sailing trip around the startlingly beautiful Dodecanese. You’ll get to take the helm while on your way to visit charming little fishing villages and larger islands.

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  • Be a cowgirl in the USA
    5 / 7 Be a cowgirl in the USA

    Learn how to ride horses, herd cattle and shoot guns from gung-ho professional female ranchers. The four-day Cowgirl Spring Roundup in Montana, USA, is held at The Resort at Paws Up, which also offers workshops ranging from cooking to photography.

    (Also read: 10 Tips For Packing For A Multi-Season Trip)

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  • Take a retreat in Greece
    6 / 7 Take a retreat in Greece

    A retreat at a peaceful monastic republic in Greece’s Mount Athos is recommended if you’re interested in Greek history or mediaeval architecture. Contact The Friends of Mount Athos to arrange a stay.

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  • Find inner peace in Bhutan
    7 / 7 Find inner peace in Bhutan

    Go on WanderTours’ 12-day yoga and cultural journey in Bhutan. Highlights include witnessing the Paro Festival (above) – a vibrant religious celebration – and enjoying hikes up Tiger’s Nest Monastery.

    (Also read: 4 Exciting Theme Parks & Attractions For Your Next Trip)

    This article first appeared on www.silverkris.com.

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