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Flying Solo: Everything You Need to Know About Traveling Alone

Learn how to make the most of your next solo travel adventure with these tips from the experts.

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  • 35 EASY Solo Trips to Try!

    From the beaches of Belize to the heights of the Himalayas, there's no need to wait when the world is calling! Here, Budget Travel readers' favorite solo travel adventures.

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    15 Easy Last-Minute Weekends

    No plans this weekend? No problem. These easy escapes will get you out of town on a moment's notice. All you need is a tank of gas, an adventurous spirit, and the willingness to drop everything.

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    Three-Day Weekend: Berlin

    High style and hip design doesn't have to be expensive. You can experience art, restaurants, and nightlife in the trendy Mitte and Kreuzberg districts—for less than you’d think.

  • Insider Secrets of Eating in Italy

    While exploring small-town Italy over the years, we've found amazing restaurants that feel like you're eating at Grandma's house! They’re not fancy, not expensive, and they will offer some of the best meals you’ll have in Italy.

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    12 Must-Read Tips for Traveling With Your Pet

    What’s better than going on a dream getaway? Taking your best furry friend along for the ride. These expert tips will save you time and money, keep your pet safe and happy, and help you have more fun than EVER.

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    India’s West Coast & Rajasthan by Rail, Tours, 11 Nights, From $1,199 (Budget Travel)

    Work your way through Rajasthan and down India’s west coast from New Delhi to Goa on this trip of a lifetime that also includes time in Agra, Jaipur, Udaipur, and Mumbai.

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  • Laos: A Tour That Even Loners Can Love

    Somewhere between a fully guided coach tour and a do-it-yourself expedition lies a category that sounds a bit like an oxymoron: the independent traveler tour.

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