Five tips for successful and safe solo travel

Thinking about holidaying alone, but a bit concerned about the pitfalls? You needn't worry if you consider these tips first.

2. Plan
2. Plan

Being alone means you can’t use your cohort’s phone when yours runs out of juice, or rely on them should you lose your wallet.

Put emergency systems in place: write down key numbers (friends, hotels, embassies, emergency services), have change for phone boxes and always keep some back-up money in your bag or, better still, in a locker.

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