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How to solo travel the world (when it's safe to travel again)

More people are choosing to explore in their own company. Play safe and you can have a great time, says Sarah Marshall.

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Travelling solo can bring rich rewards. solo traveller. Photo: PA Photo/iStock.

Travelling solo can bring rich rewards. solo traveller. Photo: PA Photo/iStock.

Travelling solo can bring rich rewards. solo traveller. Photo: PA Photo/iStock.

For many people lockdown led to loneliness – but for others it sparked enthusiasm for spending time alone. That emerging trend is playing out in travel bookings, with more of us choosing future trips for one.

Specialist operator Cox & Kings has reported an increase in demand, fuelled partly by an eagerness from individuals to get out and explore – even if no-one else wants to come along for the ride.


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