Solo Travel

Through crowdsourcing, the SafeUp app is helping solo travelers feel more comfortable all over the world.
A longtime solo traveler takes her first postpandemic trip—and wonders if there’s truly such a thing as traveling alone anymore.
Unlike the cramped, crowded Camino and other famous trails, the St. Olav Ways is so unknown that it’s almost a secret.
AFAR Ambassador Megan Murphy reflects on why one is the perfect number on safari
Mario Rigby recently returned from a walk across Africa, traversing the continent from Capetown to Cairo. The journey took two years and three months. Here’s what he learned.
Safaris aren’t just for honeymooners. In fact, their mix of structured itineraries and communal dining is great for individual travelers.
Peaceful accommodations for spiritual wanderers
You’ve heard of the Camino de Santiago. But what about the Kumano Kodo? Here’s how to hike Japan’s sacred route.
How to stay safe, healthy, and sane for the long haul: Advice from a road-tripper on a world-record quest
Behere helps book short-term apartments, coworking spaces, and fitness studio memberships for women who want to sample life abroad.
By venturing from Jerusalem to Jordan on foot, Leon McCarron sought to immerse himself in the region’s rich history, connect with its people, and fight the Western world’s fear by reporting back on his experiences.
Nikon photographer Flash Parker documents the epic beauty of French Polynesia using the new Nikon D7500.
Traveling alone doesn’t have to mean room service and reruns: Here are six tips for getting out and getting social.
Go Overseas rolls out a scholarship program for study abroad.
AFAR sent writer Freda Moon on her first solo trip since the birth of her daughter. But it wasn’t until the day before she left that she learned she would be going to Morocco.
How to ditch the single supplement
Sail your way to freedom on these cruises and river boats
Come one, come all (or just come one).
You’ll commune with plants, animals, and (usually) with other humans
What Kind of Solo Traveler Are You?
And discovered that the headlines have it all wrong.
Head here to disconnect with life’s stress.