International Women’s Day is a day away and I’m sure you are already drowning in flowers from HR, “Girl Power” and woke marketing. But tomorrow isn’t about empty words and chocolates, it’s about you. And what better way to celebrate womanhood that with travel?
Travelling solo, especially as a woman, is the ultimate expression of empowerment. You leave your comfort zone and enter a realm of self-discovery, all while seeing new places. Which is why we have for you our list of the Best Destinations for female travellers. These incredible places have the holy trinity of female travel; beauty, history, and safety. So, get out there and get exploring.
A female friendly destination in the Middle East might sound surprising but Israel is as safe as it gets. Enjoy great beaches, a vibrant nightlife and history that goes back millennia.
Northern Lights. The Blue Lagoon. Icecaps and nightcaps. The Land of Fire and Ice is perfect in every way. What’s not to love about Iceland?
Home to some of the warmest people in the world, the Netherlands is the perfect destination for the female traveller. Explore the canals of Amsterdam and the windmills of Kinderdijk. Dig into some chocolate and stammpot. The country is yours for the taking.
The Lion City, Singapore is one of the hottest destinations to visit this year. It offers a diverse mix of Asian cultures and cutting edge in modernity. Only in Singapore can you wander through a bazaar in Little India and end up in the swankiest casino in the Eastern Hemisphere. And the best part? Easy visa rules.
The Land Down Under has so much to offer for the intrepid lady traveller. Ayers Rock, the Opera House, vineyards and kangaroos; you’ll be spoilt for choice on your trip to Australia.
Soul stirring nature beauty coupled with stunning architecture makes for an unforgettable vacation. The buildings in Berne, the slopes of St Moritz, the serene lakes of Interlaken and the peaks of the Alps; there’s beauty everywhere you look in Switzerland.
If you’re cool with phrasebooks and Google Translate, Japan is perfect for female travellers. Experience an ancient culture co-existing with futuristic cityscapes with a sprinkling of eccentricity on your solo Japanese holiday.