Published on : Friday, June 23, 2017
And that’s reflected in Airbnb data, where a growing number of home bookings are for individual travellers. In top cities for solo travel – which include destinations like Buenos Aires, Toronto and Oslo – anywhere from 14% to 27% of all bookings are made by solo travellers, and emerging hotspots for solo travel include cities across the world.
Based on growth in single-person home bookings over 2016, below are some trending destinations for solo travel:
Making a solo trek can be an empowering and exhilarating experience, helping travellers to push their limits and see the world in a whole new way.
Since the launch of Airbnb Trips, it’s easier than ever before for solo adventurers to navigate a new destination with the help of knowledgeable locals. In top overall cities for solo travellers, more travellers are booking Experiences as a way to meet locals and fellow travellers, all while learning a skill, enjoying a meal, or partaking in a unique cultural experience.
The most-booked Experiences for solo travellers include cooking classes, surfing lessons and crafting workshops.
In London, the most-booked Experience for solo travellers is the Fabulous Fascinators workshop, where guests can sip tea, make hats, and mingle in an intimate, creative setting.
In Barcelona, the most-booked Experience among solo travelers is Paella Maestro, a leisurely lesson in preparing one of Spain’s signature dishes, all accompanied by sangria, desserts and great company.
In San Francisco, solo travelers let their hair down in Sunset Disco Yoga, a groovy wellness yoga and dance Experience that overlooks the city’s dramatic natural landmarks.
Sydney travellers caught the sunrise with a local pro lifeguard, followed by a bodysurfing session and fresh breakfast in Bondi Dawn Patrol.
For solo travellers in Tokyo, the Tokyo Cooking Class is a delicious culinary Experience with the comforts of a homemade meal.