traveling alone

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Flying Solo

Imagine this: window-shopping in Paris or people-watching in Rome—without having to stress over your restless companion. It's not just a fantasy: a 2014 survey from reports that American women are the number one solo travelers, and 63 percent feel more refreshed after a me-time trip. Here, our guide to venturing out on your town.