1. Be comfortable with where you're going
"Traveling solo is such an enriching experience! I’ve done it myself in Hawaii and Japan—and I’m excited to visit more places alone. I think the best tip is to make sure that you’re comfortable with where you’re going.
Staying safe is always key to making memorable experiences you can grow from. I always try to target countries that I feel are safe and have efficient public transportation, especially trains so I never have to take a cab alone at night. It helps if the country or city is nearby too. For me in the Philippines, places like Singapore, Taiwan, and South Korea are perfect candidates. Keeping these criteria in mind takes away the anxiety I have about being a solo female traveller.
My other tips are: Never ever go swimming alone, make friends, always trust your gut and constantly update loved ones with what you’re doing and your plans."
—Ryanne Co, Features Writer, Tatler Philippines