27 best travel destinations for first-time solo travellers

Solo travelling is definitely something everyone must do at least once in their life. Guaranteed to be one of the most eye-opening and most memorable experiences you’ll ever have, solo travel opens you up to a myriad of adventures you couldn’t have had otherwise. While it can be an intimidating experience, you’ve got to remember that growth lies outside of your comfort zone. So, get out there and see the world!

We’ve curated a list of our top destinations for solo travel, that’s perfect even for any first-timers out there. With any one of these destinations, you can bet on having a great and an amazing story to bring back home.

1. Taipei, Taiwan


Taipei is often the first destination that pops into our heads when choosing an overseas trip, and for very good reason. Abundant with delicious food, buzzing night markets, fascinating history and majestic mountain trails, Taiwan is truly a top travel destination in Asia.

This vibrant city is also popular among solo travellers. Taipei is extremely tourist-friendly; it is fairly easy to navigate through the city with convenient public transportation systems that will you get whenever you need to go. You also won’t find much of a language barrier as most of the population speaks basic English and they are all extremely friendly. So, just in case you get lost, don’t hesitate to ask a local for directions. Considered one of the safest cities in the world, Taiwan is especially ideal for you first-time solo travellers.

And, the best part? You won’t ever get bored. This city is overflowing with fun and adventure. Whether you’re into outdoor activities or looking for a lively night out in the town, Taipei is for you. You can check out the iconic Taipei 101 tower and indulge in a glorious shopping spree; or hike up Elephant Mountain and get the most breathtaking view of the city.

Best time to visit: April – June, September – November
How to get there: Direct flights run daily from Singapore to Taiwan, and vice versa

2. Prague, Czech Republic


A city of immaculate culture and architecture, Prague should definitely be on your travel list. The Czech capital is mainly known for its unique buildings and its historic castles. Prague is actually a UNESCO World Heritage Site with several hundreds of castles scattered all throughout the city. Dubbed at the ‘Heart of Europe’, the city of Prague is guaranteed to give you a trip you won’t ever forget.

Prague is an excellent city to explore alone. With immense culture and beautiful scenic places to explore, you won’t ever have a dull moment. You can take a city tour and see the city’s iconic landmarks such as the Old Town Square, Prague Astronomical Clock or the Dancing House. With architecture unlike anything you’ve ever seen before, this city will truly take your breath away.

Prague is also known for its vibrant and dynamic nightlife. It is considered one of the best nightlife scenes in Europe, so make sure to visit Wenceslas Square that’s lined with raging nightclubs and bars that never sleep. Also, word on the street is that Prague has the best beer in Europe – don’t forget to try it to verify this claim!

Best time to visit: March – May, September – November
How to get there: Connecting flights are available from Singapore To Prague, with stopovers in varied cities across Europe

3. Stockholm, Sweden


One of Scandinavia’s most beautiful cities, Stockholm is a world-class destination for travel. Not only is it home to the beloved IKEA, Stockholm is also known for its rich culture and impeccable design styles. Every inch of this waterside city is immaculate and is a wondrous mix of contemporary and traditional design. Stockholm is perfect for solo-travellers; the city is extremely welcoming and consistently ranked as one of the safest cities in the world.

The city of Stockholm is made up of 14 islands and is connected via 54 bridges. Despite its seemingly complicated urban layout, the city is surprisingly simple to navigate through. Their public transport system is very efficient and gets to almost every corner of the city. It’s so easy to visit their many iconic landmarks such as Djurgården, Stockholm’s green city centre or ABBA: The Museum, an interactive exhibition for the pop band ABBA.

Make sure to also indulge in some local delicacies, such as Surströmming, which is fermented herring, or Gravadlax, which is cured salmon. But, of course, you can’t visit the Swedish city without trying the quintessential meatballs. Trust us, it’s a must!

Best times to visit: May – September
How to get there: Connecting flights are available from Singapore To Stockholm, with stopovers in varied cities across Europe

4. Costa Rica


Costa Rica isn’t typically a number one destination for a lot of us, but it definitely should be. Home to the most impeccable coastlines and beaches, this beautiful country is definitely a must-visit. Despite the region’s common association with crime, Costa Rica is actually considered one of the safest countries in Central America. But of course, it’s always a good idea to stay cautious.

Known for its rich biodiversity, Costa Rica is will pleased the outdoorsy traveller. From beaches to mountains to rainforests, there’s so much nature to explore. You can take the relaxing route, and spend your days just admiring the serene views and relish in the tranquil vibes. Alternatively, the country is a mecca for adventure and outdoor fun. So, if you’re an adrenaline junkie at heart, Costa Rica should definitely be on your list. You can go underwater diving, trekking, zip-lining, snorkelling and so much in this tropical destination.

Best time to visit: Mid-December – April
How to get there: Long haul flights are available from Singapore to San Jose, Costa Rica, with several stopovers in Europe and North America

5. Nusa Islands, Indonesia


If you don’t want to tread so far from Singapore, the Nusa Islands in Indonesia is definitely for you. Located in the southeast of Bali, the Nusa Islands is the perfect destination for a true paradise island experience. With gorgeous white-sand beaches and lush greenery, this is your definition of a vacation.

The Nusa Islands consists of Nusa Lembongan, Nusa Penida, and Nusa Ceningan, all of which are rich with crystal blue waters and lush forests. You can take a boat and go island-hopping among all three and enjoy and explore their natural beauty.

While the Islands are perfect for a relaxing getaway where you just sunbathe on the beach, it is also a frequent destination for diving, trekking and snorkelling. So, whether you like to take it slow and lay back under the sun or love an adventure, the Nusa Islands are definitely one to visit.

We recommend visiting the stunning Crystal Bay, an ocean cove in Nusa Penida or revel in the rustic beauty of Pura Penataran, one of the many Hindu temples on the Islands.

Best time to visit: May – September
How to get there: Take a direct flight from Singapore Changi Airport to Lombok International Airport, from which you can take a ferry from Bangsal port  to either Nusa Penida, Nusa Lembongan or Nusa Ceningan

6. Seoul, South Korea


Besides Taiwan, Seoul is probably the most popular travel destination among Singaporeans. With its energetic cityscape and prevalent cultural values, you get a lovely mix of modern and tradition that you can’t find anywhere else. And do we even have to mention their global influence? From music to skincare, Korea has taken over.

Seoul is an especially great city to visit on a solo trip; the city is always buzzing and moving so you’ll never have to find yourself walking down an empty street. Also, road signs, as well as public transportation maps, are all written in English. While their train maps might be a little confusing, there’s nothing that a quick Google search won’t solve – especially since WiFi is widely available throughout the city.

There are so many beautiful and vibrant neighbourhoods to visit in Seoul. Whether its massive shopping malls of Gangnam, the hipster galleries and cafes in Insadong or the thrilling nightlife of Hongdae, there’s something for everyone in Seoul. If you’re not the biggest fan of the city life, have no fear as you can quickly flock over to Bukchon Hanok Village where you can experience and revel in traditional Korean culture.

Best time to visit: March – May, September – November
How to get there: Direct and connecting flights are available daily from Singapore to Seoul, South Korea

7. Helsinki, Finland


A city of diverse architecture and unique cuisine, Helsinki is a must-visit destination for anyone wanting to experience true European culture. Helsinki sits on the Gulf of Finland, with most of the city overseeing beautiful crystal blue waters. Despite being often overshadowed by its fellow Scandinavian cities, Helsinki stands to be one of the most beautiful urban cities in Europe.

The city is a great destination for first-time solo travellers; Helsinki is quite a compact city that’ll definitely be easy to go through. Everything is quite explorable by foot and it’ll be quite difficult to get lost. In the rare chance that you do (some of us are directionally challenged, we feel you), any local will be glad to help you out.

Make sure to visit the famous Market Square where you can purchase traditional Finnish foods and some fresh produce. You can also visit the Esplanadi, where you can take a little picnic break from sightseeing right at the heart of the city; and if you stay long enough, you might be able to catch a quick jazz show or two. Truly a city of unique experiences, Helsinki would give you a trip you’ll never forget.

Best time to visit: May – June, September
How to get there: Connecting flights are available from Singapore to Helsinki, with stopovers in cities in Europe

8. Byron Bay, Australia


A tranquil beach vacation that’s unlike anything in Singapore, Australia’s Byron Bay is just the relaxing vacation you need. Nay, deserve. A coastal town popular for its white-sand beaches and crystal blue waters, Byron Bay is situated in the Australian state of New South Wales. This town is not often the first place people want to visit when they think of Australia, and we can’t understand why. Who wouldn’t want a laidback beach holiday?

Serving as a true insight into Aussie culture, Byron Bay is chill and serene. Dubbed the ‘hippie capital’ of Australia, the town is synonymous with being immensely carefree and laidback. If there’s one thing for sure, no one here will judge you for spending the entire afternoon just laying on the beach.

Best time to visit: September – November
How to get there: Direct flights are available from Singapore Changi Airport to the Gold Coast Airport, from which you can take a shuttle bus to Byron Bay. The shuttle bus comes every four hours but if you’re in a rush you can alternatively take a taxi but it’ll definitely be costly.

9. Seville, Spain


When thinking of Spain, Barcelona and Madrid are likely the first cities that come to mind. Seville, on that other hand, is often foregone by tourists and solo-travellers. But don’t discredit this quaint city just yet. Known for its artistic heritage and traditional monuments, Seville is a lovely, little city that will surely win you over.

Situated in the South of Spain, Seville is the capital of the country’s Andalusia region. Dubbed as ‘the birthplace of Flamenco’, there’s no better place to learn and discover Spanish culture than in the historic city of Seville. Rampant with the passion of Flamenco, Seville is the type of city that grows and stays with you. With views and streets that look straight out of a movie, this city is a great destination for solo-travellers who love to go sightseeing and want to immerse themselves in the local culture.

Violent crimes are virtually non-existent in this Andalusian capital. The entire city is very safe at all hours of the day. So, if you’re looking to grab a late-night meal, you’ll be absolutely fine. But of course, as with travelling to any foreign land, it’s always smart to be cautious.

Best time to visit: March – May
How to get there: Connecting flights are available from Singapore Changi Airport to Seville Airport, with stopovers in cities in Europe

10. Da Nang, Vietnam


Quite different from the bustling Hanoi we’ve come to know, the city of Da Nang is a fairly calm coastal town in Central Vietnam. Situated right in the middle of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh, Da Nang is known mainly for its beautiful beaches and natural landscapes.

Da Nang serves as a great first-time solo trip for it’s so easy to navigate through the city. Locals are also extremely friendly and don’t have a problem with communicating with tourists. The city is relatively safe, so you don’t have to worry about roaming through the streets alone.

The city’s most famous attractions are My Khe Beach, a pristine white-sand beach, and the Giant Hand Bridge, a pedestrian bridge that overlooks the beautiful that is designed to look like two giant stone hands are supporting the bridge. Da Nang is a great destination to relax and unwind. With so much rural landscape and just a smidgen of big-city culture, this is perfect for anyone wanting to escape from the city.

Best time to visit: February – May
How to get there: Direct flights are available daily from Singapore to Da Nang

11. Dubrovnik, Croatia


A city of immaculate charm and beauty, Dubrovnik will surely enchant you and leave you with an unforgettable trip. Just imagine it: walking down limestone streets and surrounded by historic, medieval buildings. Sounds like a dream, right? Well, it can all be a reality with a trip to Dubrovnik, Croatia.

This walled city is situated in Southern Croatia and overlooks the glistening blue waters of the Adriatic Sea. Considered one of Croatia’s premier destinations, Dubrovnik will surely blow you away. The city is very safe and is very welcoming to tourists. Locals are very friendly and open-minded to visitors.

Known as the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’, Dubrovnik is most known for its amazing history and impressive architecture. Perfect for those wanting a tranquil and classy vacation, Dubrovnik should definitely be on your travel list.

Best times to visit:  September – October
How to get there: Connecting flights are available from Singapore Changi Airport to Dubrovnik Airport, with stopovers in varied cities in Europe

12. Oslo, Norway


Another Nordic country that’ll make you feel right at home, Oslo is a magnificent city to travel alone to. Abundant with cultural attractions and mountain ranges, Oslo is bound to give you a vastly different experience than daily life in Singapore.

Considered one of the safest cities in the whole world, you’ll have no problem roaming through this city’s wondrous streets. Oslo is a beautiful mix for lush forests and urban city life, Oslo is a great place to go sightseeing and relish in its culture. Most known for its art, there are a plethora of museums and galleries just waiting to be explored.

However, beyond a vibrant metropolis and a thriving art scene, Oslo’s culinary scene alone is definitely worth the long flight. Abundant with Michelin-starred restaurants, exquisite coffee shops and fusion eateries, you’ll definitely be eating your way through the city.

Best time to visit: May – June, September – October
How to get there: Connecting flights are available from Singapore to Oslo, with stopovers in varied cities in Europe

13. Dubai, UAE


A city that oozes glitz and glam, and is riddled with luxury shopping malls, Dubai is a must-visit destination for anyone wanting to live like a star. Most known for being the home of the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, Dubai is a beautiful and vibrant city that you don’t want to miss.

Dubai, despite what you might think, is extremely safe. With lights in every corner of the city, you don’t have to worry about walking at night. The city is also very easy to navigate through, with an efficient train system that’ll get wherever you need to go. In the off chance you get lost, locals will be more than happy to point in the right direction.

Dubai is jam-packed with so much to do, no matter what you’re into. Whether you love to shop or want a relaxing escapade or have the taste for extreme outdoor sports, this city has it all. You can shop till you drop at one of the biggest shopping malls in the world, the Dubai Mall, or relax under the Arabian sun at the Atlantis resort or even go sky diving and get a bird’s eye view of the magnificent Palm Jumeirah.

Best time to visit: November – April
How to get there: Direct flights are available daily from Singapore to Dubai

14. Zurich, Switzerland


Known for its upscale lifestyle and decadent chocolates, Zurich is a beautiful and cultural city that you have to visit. Riddled with historic landmarks and mountain ranges, this Swiss city is a picturesque destination that’ll leave you in awe. Through the years, Zurich has grown and modernised immensely and is now recognised as a global hub for finance and business. And yet, despite this, the city has still managed to upkeep its longstanding history and traditions, and now stands as a contemporary, yet cultural destination.

Zurich is one of the most tourist-friendly cities in the world. Most of the locals speak English and will be more than happy to guide you to where you need to go. The city also has an efficient public transportation system that’s easy to figure out. Exploring a foreign land has never been easier.

Best time to visit: June – August
How to get there: Direct flights are available daily from Singapore to Zurich

15. Belfast, Northern Ireland


Ireland, as a whole, has been known to be one of the safest countries in the world. Tourists can easily walk through the streets of Belfast without worrying about any immediate danger. The locals are extremely friendly and welcoming to visitors, so there’s no doubt that you’ll feel right at home.

Known primarily for being a lively and electric city, Belfast is the top destination for an unforgettable night out in the town. The city’s nightlife is loud, fun and very very extra. The city’s centre is lined with everything from traditional Irish pubs to modern cocktail bars and night clubs. Guaranteed to give you the party of a lifetime, there’s no better to place to go than Belfast. Especially when you’re travelling alone, this is a great city to meet new people and venture out of your comfort zone.

Beyond the fun party scene, Belfast is a culturally rich destination that’s evident from its plethora of art galleries and museums, as well as its thriving arts and music scene.

Best time to visit: April – October
How to get there: Connecting flights are available from Singapore to Belfast, with stopovers in varied cities in Europe

16. Tokyo, Japan


A buzzing capital riddled with high-rise skyscrapers and historic temples, Tokyo is a dream destination for many of us. Known to be a jungle of neon lights and colourful anime, this city is the ideal destination for any solo trip. With a plethora of dining options for lone dining,  you don’t have to worry about feeling awkward.

Also, the city is super friendly; locals will be able to help you in the likely chance you get lost cause let’s face it, Tokyo can get confusing. But fret not, in addition to helpful locals, WiFi is readily available throughout the city.

Treated to delicious food, great sights and unique activities, you’ll definitely have the most memorable trip ever. There’s no better place to travel and explore by yourself than in the unique city of Tokyo.

Best time to visit: March – April, September – November
How to get there: Direct flights available daily from Singapore to Tokyo

17. Montevideo, Uruguay


A bustling city full of life, Montevideo is the charming and thriving capital of Uruguay. Montevideo is not a destination that often comes to mind, especially when planning for a solo trip. But with a buzzing arts and culture scene and a lively cityscape, Montevideo will surely make it on to your travel list once you research a little more into the city.

Home to an array of architectural marvels, street markets and art museums, this is one of the most culturally and historically rich cities in South America. The city also boasts a beautiful coastline that attracts tourists from all over the world.

You don’t have to worry about travelling alone in this beautiful city as Montevideo is considered one of the safest cities in the whole continent. Locals are also quite warm and welcoming and will have no problem helping you out.

Best time to visit: March – May, September – November
How to get there: Connecting flights are available from Singapore to Montevideo, with several stopovers in varied cities in Europe and South America

18. Santorini, Greece


With beautiful white-walled houses cascading down a cliff, and stunning views of the sea, this Greek island looks straight out of a movie. Santorini is a world-recognised island destination in the Aegean Sea. This is a popular destination for tourists, especially solo travellers. Serving as a unique paradise island vacation, Santorini is the ideal place to relax, unwind and explore.

Riddled with beautiful natural landscapes, you can watch beautiful sunsets and explore through the picturesque streets of Santorini’s main three towns. You could also take a winery tour through the island and indulge in the island’s exquisite culinary scene. With no agenda or itinerary, Santorini is perfect for anyone just wanting to get away from the bustling city.

Santorini is a safe place to visit, with very hospitable locals that will welcome with open arms and hope you have a fun and unforgettable trip.

Best time to visit: April – November
How to get there: Connecting flights are available from Singapore to Santorini, with stopovers in Europe

19. Siargao, The Philippines


If you love beaches, then this is definitely for you. Siargao is a teardrop-shaped island in the south of the Philippines. Known primarily for being the ‘Surfing Capital of the Philippines’, Siargao has gained quite the attention of visitors in recent years. Famous for its white-sand beaches, and crystal blue waters, this island is perfect for an exciting beach vacation. It takes quite a journey to get to Siargao, but it’s definitely worth it.

The island is a frequent destination for lone travellers from both in and out of the Philippines. The island is completely safe and so easy to navigate through. It’s a great place to meet locals and fellow tourists.

You can indulge in a laidback and chill holiday, away from the worries of work, right on the beautiful island of Siargao. You can take a bike through the whole island, learn how to surf, go island hopping or simply lay by the beach.

Best time to visit: March – September
How to get there: Take a connecting flight from Singapore Changi Airport to Siargao Airport, with a layover in Cebu, Philippines

20. Copenhagen, Denmark


The inventor of the Hygge lifestyle and considered one of the happiest cities on in the world, Copenhagen is the colourful city and cultural epicentre of Northern Europe. Copenhagen is an immersive, charming city that’s a frequent destination for first-time solo travellers for its safety and immensely welcoming environment.

The city boasts beautiful designs and architecture that’ll blow anyone away. The city itself is a true testament to this, with colourful and whimsical houses lining streets and facing the coast. It’s no wonder visitors love to walk and cycle through and really relish in amazing Danish designs.

Copenhagen is also a culinary power hub of the North, with a number of Michelin-starred restaurants right in the heart of the city that serve delicious, one-of-a-kind dishes. So, when you land in the city, make sure to head up their many renowned eateries and try out classic Danish dishes.

Best time to visit: May – June, September – October
How to get there: 
Connecting flights are available from Singapore to Copenhagen, with stopovers in varied cities in Europe

21. Valletta, Malta


Located in the central Mediterranean region, just south of Italy lies a charming island that’s definitely worth visiting. Valetta, Malta is considered one of the most concentrated historic areas in the world, according to UNESCO. Home to such cultural and historical significance for Europe, Valetta is truly one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Their urban planning is unlike any other and is truly a sight to behold. The streets of Valletta is already a tourist attraction of its own.

The city is described to be quite safe, with a very low crime rate. Especially, for female solo-travellers, there’s no need to worry about getting into any danger. When you get there, make sure to visit the historic Grandmaster’s Palace and take a stroll through the scenic Upper Barrakka Gardens. The golden-hued city of Valletta will give you a trip unlike any other, and that’s for sure.

Best time to visit: April – June, September – November
How to get there: Connecting flights are available from Singapore to Valletta, with stopovers in varied cities in Europe

22. New Orleans, USA


Forget Vegas, no one throws a party better than the city of New Orleans. Known for its yearly festivals and celebrations and unique music and cuisine, New Orleans is a world-class destination that’ll enchant any visitor.

The city is relatively easy to navigate through and any tourist can surely be able to find their way around. New Orleans has a lot of French influence, which is evident through the city’s massive celebration of the French annual holiday, Mardi Gras. That’s why it’s an absolute must to visit the city’s Fench Quarter and walk through the streets of beautiful and colour shophouses. The French Quarter, in addition to Bourbon Street, is the main party area with raging nightclubs and vibrant bars sprinkled throughout these two areas.

Beyond its incredible party scene, New Orleans also boasts immense culture and rich history. The city has a number of museums and galleries that any art and history lover will truly enjoy.

Best time to visit: February – May
How to get there: Connecting flights are available from Singapore to New Orleans, with a stopover in Europe or the USA

23. Rotterdam, Netherlands


Step away from the hoards of tourists in Amsterdam and head to Rotterdam for a calming riverside vacation. This maritime city is located in the South of the Netherlands and most popular for its canalside shopping boutiques and modern architecture.

It’s a great place to go to when you still want to experience the beauty of Northwestern Europe without the massive crowds. You can freely explore Rotterdam’s attractions like the Cube House, which are set of modern and innovative houses that are truly a sight to behold.

Rotterdam is a safe city, with a fairly efficient transport system that can take wherever you need to go.

Best time to visit: April – October
How to get there: Connecting flights are available from Singapore to Rotterdam, with a stopover in Europe

24. Koh Samui, Thailand


Koh Samui is an island in the Gulf of Thailand that’s known to be the perfect destination for a tropical island vacation. Whether you’re into beachside relaxation or beach parties, Koh Samui is the place to be.

You can lounge by the beach, go for a swim or even do some water sports on this immaculate island. Without the need for a rigid plan or itinerary, you can truly get the R & R you need. Pair this with the delicious dishes of Thai cuisine, and you get a memorable island holiday.

Partying is also a big scene in Koh Samui, so if you love to drink and dance, you have to totally attend one of the island’s iconic beach parties. Drink some Thai Rum and dance the night away!

Alternatively, you could visit the island’s cultural centre and learn and discover the rich history of Koh Samui.

Best time to visit: February – June
How to get there: Direct flights are available from Singapore to Koh Samui

25. Queenstown, New Zealand


Sitting on the shore of Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown is THE destination for outdoor adventure. So, if you have a hunger for the outdoors and is an avid adrenaline junkie, this is definitely where you need to go for your solo trip. They don’t call Queenstown the ‘adventure capital of the world’ for nothing. So, whether you want to go skiing, sky diving, bungee jumping or zip-lining, Queenstown is a must-visit. Surrounded in picturesque hills, and lush greenery, there’s no better place to get your blood flowing and your heart pumping.

The city is incredibly safe and welcoming to visitors. Just in case, you aren’t big on adventure, there’s still a lot to do in this green little town. You can stroll through the Queenstown Gardens and revel in the beauty of their flowers and botanicals. Alternatively, you can also visit the town’s wineries and get a sip for the region’s finest reds and whites.

Best time to visit: December – February
How to get there: Connecting flights are available from Singapore to Queenstown, with a stopover in Sydney

26. Vienna, Austria


A unique destination that’s a blend of modern and traditional, Vienna is a must-visit city for any memorable and exciting solo trip. With a thriving music scene, majestic museums and architectural wonders, this Austrian capital is the epicentre for all things culture and arts.

Vienna is also home to a great culinary and drinking scene, with an amazing coffee house culture. From wiener schnitzel to tafelspitz, there are so many delicious delicacies you have to sink your teeth into. If there’s one thing for sure, you definitely won’t go hungry in Vienna.

The city is incredibly safe so you never to worry about any imminent danger when exploring the city. They also have an efficient subway system that’s so easy to use that even the most directionally challenged can navigate through.

Best time to visit: April – May, September – October
How to get there: Connecting flights are available from Singapore to Vienna, with stopovers in Europe

27. Amalfi Coast, Italy


Considered one of the most beautiful places on the planet, Amalfi Coast is probably among the best destinations for a solo trip. Guaranteed to be a memorable holiday, Amalfi Coast is a quaint yet beautiful town on a coastline on the Salerno Gulf.  A destination unlike any other, this a must-visit for anyone looking for a laidback vacation surrounded in nature’s true wonders.

Right upon arrival to the town, visitors can see a trail of colourful boutiques and houses cascading down a mountain, as well as the glistening turquoise waters of the Salerno Gulf. A true example of exquisite urban planning, Amalfi Coast highlights not only modern architecture but natural landscapes as well.

Amalfi Coast is the ideal location for a solo trip; the town is very safe, and in fact, it’s a common trend to go for night swims. The locals are ever-so friendly and very hospitable.

Best time to visit:  May & September
How to get there: Connecting flights are available from Singapore which will take you to Naples, from which you can take a train to Salerno and from there, a bus can take you Amalfi Coast