Solo Travel

Solo travel at its best is deliciously self-indulgent: eat whatever and whenever you want, spend as long or as little as you like in a place, skip famous sights, sign up for the super cheesy. It's a time where the only compromises you have to make are with yourself. People traveling by themselves will find they are, in some cases, pushing themselves a little harder, in others, giving themselves a little more slack. Travel + Leisure's editors and contributors travel solo often, by chance and by design, and know the best tips and tricks for social butterflies and shrinking violets alike.

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Travel can bring great joy, opening one's eyes to things they may never know or experience otherwise. But when traveling with PTSD, it can also pose a lot of unforeseen challenges.
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Solo travel as a transgender woman can be a joyful, liberating experience — here's one writer's experience.
Why I Chose This Small Town in the Dominican Republic As My First Solo Travel Destination
Here's how a trip to Michès, a remote town in the Dominican Republic, helped me appreciate the gift of solo travel.
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