5 perfect destinations for the female solo traveller

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With female solo travel on the rise, we celebrate International Women’s Day by naming 5 perfect holiday destinations perfect for the female solo traveller.

From great European cities to some of the world’s most scenic destinations, join us as we begin our celebration with a look at the Netherlands capital Amsterdam.

1. Amsterdam

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The Dutch capital, Amsterdam is one of Europe’s most popular short break destinations.

The city is one of the important cultural hubs in the world home to collections charting the life and work of the famous painter Van Gogh.

A tale that is known around the world, the tragic story of Anne Frank and her family can be discovered at Anne Frank House, one of the city’s most popular attractions.

Central Dam Square is a great place to mingle with the locals and get a flavour of local life.

Amsterdam’s network of canals, complete with bridges, provide a number of great bicycling routes letting you explore the best of the city.

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2. Canada

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Away from the city, the wide open spaces of Canada present the perfect opportunity to tap into your more adventurous side.

The iconic Rockies region draws travellers from around the world. Moraine Lake (pictured) at the foot of Rockies, is one of a number of great lakes found within Canada.

Shared with the United States, the powerful Niagara Falls is worth experiencing first-hand if you decide to travel to the land of the famous Maple Leaf.

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3. Iceland

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The famous land of ‘Fire and Ice’, Iceland is one of Europe’s most scenic countries with its most iconic sights all relatively close by and easy to reach.

On visiting the island, we recommend cramming as many sights as possible. If organised correctly, your visit can become a fantastic roll-call of memorable experiences ranging from the spectacular Gullfoss Waterfall, magical Seljalandsfoss (pictured), Thingvellir National Park, to the relaxing Blue Lagoon.

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4. Northern Ireland

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Closer to home, both Ireland and Northern Ireland are perfect for the female solo traveller looking to experience more of the outdoors whilst enjoying a comfortable climate.

Some of the greatest natural attractions here are full of intrigue and steeped in folklore.

Trips to the famous Giant’s Causeway and rope bridge at Carrick-a-rede are musts.

County Antrim, like a number of counties in Northern Ireland, is characterised by huge expanses of countryside perfect for a stroll.

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5. New Zealand

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The beauty of New Zealand is highly documented. However, all the reading and looking at wonderfully captured images really don’t do the country justice.

This stunning country, home to the great Milford Sound and Mount Cook (pictured) is home to a number of parks and trails that take you to some jaw-dropping locations.

Beyond the landmarks, be on the lookout the variety of wildlife that visit and call New Zealand home.

Throughout the year, residents include Whales, Kiwis, Penguins, and Dolphins.

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