What does “solo travel” mean to you? Perhaps your relish the opportunity to travel with minimal distraction—to shed the routine of everyday and get more in touch with the inner you. Or the freedom to reinvent yourself, even if only for a week or two. Or you look forward to the chance to meet new people who share your love of the new, the exotic, the unknown. After all, “solo” need not mean “alone,” and we’ve had many solo travelers return from their adventures with new, lifelong friends. Many of our trips are great options for those seeking the solo travel experience, and we’ve picked out 20 of the most popular, just to get you started!