Traveling is said to be one of the best things a person should experience in his life. Traveling solo is even better. It gives you a different perspective on life. This can be done at any age, but some start young. If you’re in your 20s or 30s and you’re thinking of traveling solo, more specifically in Europe, here are some places you ought to experience.
Germany is a beautiful country with several great places to visit. This is why instead of focusing on one place, it would be better to try to visit as many sites as you can. While you’re at it, try not to take shortcuts; instead, opt to take a road trip. This way, you will get to many destinations, all while enjoying the incredible views of the country. If you’re into fairytales, you will enjoy the site of the magical Schloss Neuschwanstein. If you’re thinking about going to Berlin, that’s also a good idea. It’s a great place to experience a mix of art, music, fashion, and design.
Another great place to visit for a solo traveler is Ibiza, Spain. Here, you can meditate and maybe discover more of yourself in a relaxing Ibiza yoga retreat. There are many, yoga retreats that offer a complete and enjoyable yoga experience in the area. Relaxing spas are also available. In fact, Ibiza is also known for having several very holistic bath aside from its vivacious nightlife.
No, it’s not extremely cold in Iceland. As a matter of fact, it’s one of the best places for you to enjoy daytime swimming. If you decide to go for a swim, Sundhöll Reykjavíkur in Reykjavik is an excellent place to be. Also, since you’re already in Reykjavik, why not explore the whole city starting from Hallgrímskirkja Church? You’ll find yourself mesmerized with the many outdoor shopping stores in the area.
Another ideal place for solo travelers to go to is Greece, especially if you head to the luxurious holiday destination Crete, where tons of nature activities, like island hopping, are available. You can go to Elafonisi Beach, one of the world’s best beaches, and enjoy its gigantic natural pool and white sand. However, going to the beach is not the only thing you can do in Crete. You may also go to the Heraklion Archaeological Museum, which houses the most extensive collection of artifacts that will make you understand the oldest civilization of Europe better.
Right in the middle of the two continents is Turkey. Here, you get to have both European and Asian cultures. The country has many new assets, but the most interesting ones lie in Istanbul. There, you get to see places like Hagia Sophia, which used to be a church then a mosque, but is now a very popular museum. You can also go to shops on the streets of Grand Bazaar, which used to be a trading center in the 15th century. Other places worth visiting are Istiklal Avenue and Galata Tower.
Should you decide to go to Holland, Amsterdam is the place to be. You can go to Jordaan, where you will feel like you traveled back in time. For a wide selection of inviting bars and such, go to Westergas. You can also experience a lot of museums and other magnificent buildings in Museumplein. Lastly, while you’re there, don’t forget to try their herring cart, which serves raw herring that will give you a better taste of Amsterdam.
Traveling solo is food for the soul. Accompany that with these beautiful destinations, and you will surely have the most amazing experiences to add to your portfolio.