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The World's Best Cities For Solo Travel, According To Airbnb

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29/06/2017 11:07 PM AEST | Updated 29/06/2017 11:07 PM AEST

While it might seem daunting, travelling alone is something everyone should try at least once in their lifetime. 

Not only will you to manage your own itinerary and do things on your own terms, but it allows you to meet incredible people and really grow as a person.

In the past year there has been an increase in people travelling alone, according to Airbnb with a growing number of home bookings being made for individuals.

And with growing numbers of women already jumping on the solo YOLO bandwagon, it’s time you got involved.

Sound up your street? Airbnb has released a list of the top ten cities for solo travel, based on percentage growth in single-person home bookings over 2016.

  • 10. Busan, South Korea
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    Booking increase between 2016 and 2017: 103%
  • 9. Charlotte, North Carolina
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    Booking increase between 2016 and 2017: 106%
  • 8. Mexico City, Mexico
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    Booking increase between 2016 and 2017: 109%
  • 7. Auckland, New Zealand
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    Booking increase between 2016 and 2017: 114%
  • 6. São Paulo, Brazil
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    Booking increase between 2016 and 2017: 128%
  • 5. Johannesburg, South Africa
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    Booking increase between 2016 and 2017: 135%
  • 4. Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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    Booking increase between 2016 and 2017: 141%
  • 3. Cologne, Germany
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    Booking increase between 2016 and 2017: 142%
  • 2. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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    Booking increase between 2016 and 2017: 146%
  • 1. Cancún, Mexico
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    Booking increase between 2016 and 2017: 170%
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