It’s a sad truth about the world that there are many places that just aren’t safe for anyone to travel alone, whether you’re a woman or not. That’s not true of every place, though, and as a woman, I think traveling alone is not only relaxing and informative and fun, but also empowering. Ireland and Northern IrelandMy own experience in Western Ireland was that the locals really, really enjoyed encountering – and helping – a tourist. “I felt completely comfortable in these small towns walking around by myself as they were easy to navigate and people were welcoming, friendly, and helpful. Mykonos, GreeceLikkel also recommends Mykonos, Greece, if you’re a woman searching for a good solo trip abroad.