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Argentina

  • Capital: Buenos Aires
  • Largest cities: Buenos Aires, Córdoba, Rosario, Mendoza, La Plata
  • About: Say ‘hola’ to a travellers’ paradise in this friendly and affordable country. With its s
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Bali Indonesia

  • Capital: Denpasar
  • Largest cities: Denpasar, Singaraja, Kuta, Ubud
  • About: A popular destination for singles holidays. Bali rightly earns its place as one of Asia'
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Botswana

  • Capital: Gaborone
  • Largest cities: Gaborone, Francistown, Molepolole, Selebi-Phikwe, Maun
  • About: Supported by its diamond industry, Botswana is one of Africa's wealthiest nations and ha
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Brazil

  • Capital: Brasilia
  • Largest cities: São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador, Brasilia, Fortaleza
  • About: Get ready for the outdoors if you're planning to enjoy your holiday in Brazil. Carnaval
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Cambodia

  • Capital: Phnom Penh
  • Largest cities: Phnom Penh, Ta Khmao, Sisophon, Battambang, Siem Reap
  • About: Slowly but steadily recovering from a string of misfortunes ever since Angkor fell to th
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Canada

  • Capital: Ottawa
  • Largest cities: Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary, Ottawa
  • About: Sometimes referred to as the USA's "boring" neighbour to the north; perhaps due to its p
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China

  • Capital: Beijing
  • Largest cities: Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Tianjin, Wuhan
  • About: A singles holiday in China is bound to be interesting, to say the least. Given its long,
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Croatia

  • Capital: Zagreb
  • Largest cities: Zagreb, Split, Rijeka, Osijek, Zadar
  • About: Though a little more low-key than its neighbouring European countries, Croatia is gaining ground as a top destination
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Czech Republic

  • Capital: Prague
  • Largest cities: Prague, Brno, Ostrava, Plzeň, Liberec
  • About: Singles travellers hardly venture out of Prague when visiting the Czech Republic, though
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England

  • Capital: London
  • Largest cities: London, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds, Sheffield
  • About: You know you're in England when just about every stranger who chats with you mentions th
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Egypt

  • Capital: Cairo
  • Largest cities: Cairo, Alexandria, Giza, Shubra El-Kheima, Port Said
  • About: Brave the desert heat or go during the more temperate wintertime. Either way, a visit to
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Fiji

  • Capital: Suva
  • Largest cities: Suva, Nadi, Labsa, Lautoka
  • About: Soak up the sun with fellow singles travellers in the world's friendliest holiday paradi
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France

  • Capital: Paris
  • Largest cities: Paris, Lyon, Marseille, Toulouse, Nice
  • About: France may very well be the first place that comes to mind when solo travellers think ab
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Germany

  • Capital: Berlin
  • Largest cities: Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Cologne, Frankfurt
  • About: Ja, Germans may seem rigid and intimidating, what with their long, harsh-sounding words
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Guatemala

  • Capital: Guatemala City
  • Largest cities: Mixco, Villa Nueva, Petapa
  • About: Guatemala is a feast for the eyes and a mystery to the soul; drenched in rich traditions
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India

  • Capital: New Delhi
  • Largest cities: Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad
  • About: A holiday to India is sure to be memorable, to say the least. Assault your olfactory sen
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Italy

  • Capital: Rome
  • Largest cities: Rome, Milan, Naples, Turin, Palermo
  • About: Breathe in a little bit of the old world charm of Italy and be transported to a world of
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Ireland

  • Capital: Dublin
  • Largest cities: Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Galway, Waterford
  • About: Ireland, the land of leprechauns, shamrocks, and St. Patrick where you can enjoy a flavo
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Latvia

  • Capital: Riga
  • Largest cities: Riga, Daugavpils, Vec-Liepāja, Liepāja, Jelgava
  • About: Drowned out by the flash and pomp of more mainstream European destinations, this country
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Lithuania

  • Capital: Vilnius
  • Largest cities: Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipėda, Šiauliai, Panevėžys
  • About: Though just having won its independence in the early ‘90s, the country of Lithuania didn
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Morocco

  • Capital: Rabat
  • Largest cities: Casablanca, Rabat, Fès, Marrakech, Salé
  • About: Travel to Morocco for an exotic holiday in the company of other single travellers. If it
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Namibia

  • Capital: Windhoek
  • Largest cities: Windhoek, Rundu, Walvis Bay, Oshakati, Swakopmund
  • About: A former German colony, Namibia is one of the youngest nations in the African continent
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New Caledonia

  • Capital: Nouméa
  • Largest cities: Monte-Dore, Dumbéa
  • About: Gifted with natural beauty, New Caledonia, located in the South Pacific thrives on its t
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New Zealand

  • Capital: Wellington
  • Largest cities: Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Hamilton, Napier-Hastings
  • About: If you’re itching to get away on a singles holiday in a picture-perfect country that boa
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Peru

  • Capital: Lima
  • Largest cities: Lima, Arequipa, Trujillo, Chiclayo, Piura
  • About: Embark on a fun holiday with fellow single travellers in relaxed, laidback Peru while enjoying the country’s famous l
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Poland

  • Capital: Warsaw
  • Largest cities: Warsaw, Kraków, Łódź, Wrocław, Poznań
  • About: Poland has certainly been able to recover after the tragedies of World War II and the su
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Russia

  • Capital: Moscow
  • Largest cities: Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg, Nizhny Novgorod
  • About: Though much of what one might hear about Russia would mainly involve the cities of Mosco
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Samoa (American)

  • Capital: Pago Pago
  • Largest cities: Tafuna
  • About: An unofficial US territory, this island in the Pacific Ocean, boasts of a tropical clima
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Slovenia

  • Capital: Ljubljana
  • Largest cities: Ljubljana, Maribor, Celje, Kranj
  • About: Following a ten-day war that gained the country its independence from Yugoslavia, Sloven
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Scotland

  • Capital: Edinburgh
  • Largest cities: Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Dundee, Inverness
  • About: Though it is quite a small country, you likely won’t run into the famed Loch Ness Monste
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South Africa

  • Capital: Pretoria (executive), Bloemfontein (judicial), Cape Town (legislative)
  • Largest cities: Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg, Pretoria, Soweto
  • About: South Africa with its dramatic history and cultural diversity is an exciting adventure waiting to happen. Most people
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Spain

  • Capital: Madrid
  • Largest cities: Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Sevilla, Zaragoza
  • About: Step back into the past and take a peek into the future with a singles holiday in Spain. With its penchant for tradit
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Sri Lanka

  • Capital: Colombo
  • Largest cities: Colombo, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Moratuwa, Negombo, Trincomalee
  • About: Sri Lanka, often overlooked and under-rated. Through civil wars and natural calamities, the country has remained a hi
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Thailand

  • Capital: Bangkok
  • Largest cities: Bangkok, Samut Prakan, Nonthaburi, Udon Thani, Korat
  • About: Much like its neighbours in the Southeast Asian region, the Kingdom of Thailand is a nation rich in history and cultu
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Turkey

  • Capital: Ankara
  • Largest cities: Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir, Bursa, Adana
  • About: Turkey’s long and colourful history guarantees a fascinating singles holiday for travellers at the very least, if not
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USA-Hawaii

  • Capital: Honolulu
  • Largest cities: Honolulu, Pearl City, Hilo, Kailua, Waipahu
  • About: The Aloha State is one of the go-to places in the United States for visitors who simply want to have fun under the su
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USA-Alaska

  • Capital: Juneau
  • Largest cities: Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau, Badger, Knik-Fairview
  • About: Beauty knows no bounds in the breathtaking 49th state of the United States of America. Tourists and locals
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Vanuatu

  • Capital: Port Vila
  • Largest cities: Port Vila, Luganville
  • About: Vanuatu which means ‘our land’ has an independent status as a country and is a small paradise in  the Pacific. Compos
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Vietnam

  • Capital: Hanoi
  • Largest cities: Ho Chi Minh, Hanoi, Haiphong, Cần Thơ, Danang
  • About: Though visiting Vietnam is less and less like travelling back in time, this beautiful country remains a favourite bec
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Zimbabwe

  • Capital: Harare
  • Largest cities: Harare, Bulawayo, Chitungwiza, Mutare, Gweru
  • About: Travellers who are able to look past Zimbabwe’s still recovering economic and political situation are in for a specia
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Encounter Travel provides holidays for solo travellers. Since 2006 we've been creating tour, cruise and resort packages for solo travellers that like to share their travel experiences. Visiting destinations across Australia and around the globe our holidays include short tropical escapes, leisurely touring, cruises and active walking trips.   


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