So this Valentine’s Day, you’re single. You hear your couple friends going on holidays together and you think, what a total drag that you have no one to go with. Cue this opening scene from the Bridget Jones Diary:
Let us tell you girl, don’t let anyone tell you that you can’t go on your own trip. You’re a strong independent woman. You don’t need a man to have a good time!
OK, so that’s thinking in an ideal sense. But we totally get how it can feel weird to plan a holiday on your own. Trust us, you’re not the only one who feels this way. But according to Airbnb, singles are travelling more than ever during Valentine’s Day weekend and bookings are on the rise up to over 200 per cent more than last year!
If that’s not encouraging enough, we’ll take you through the top destinations singles are flocking to this Valentine’s based on Airbnb’s data. You could find yourself falling in love with a place instead of a person, and well, that’s not a totally bad thing.
for the nature lover
If you’re going to travel alone, it’s a good idea to choose a place that resonates with you. This Airbnb home in Sydney has a minimal design that gives you that fresh feeling – almost like starting on a clean slate. It’s got gorgeous natural light with white furnishings and green plants. A perfect home away from home.
Location: Surry Hills, Sydney
Price: From RM451 per night
Aside from exploring the hip neighbourhood of Surry Hills, bask under the glorious sun and snorkel at Manly’s Underwater World to get your Vitamin D fix. Also, you can’t go to Sydney and not head out to the beaches.
Price: RM206 per person