Best Ways to Meet People When Traveling Alone

When you arrive at a new destination and you don’t meet anyone quickly, don’t worry!
below some ways will help you to meet new people to hang out with during your solo trip.

Stay in hostels

One of the easiest ways to meet new people while travelling alone is to stay in hostels.
Backpackers enjoy hostels, pubs, and enjoyable weekly events because of their social environment.
If you stay in a dorm room, you will inevitably meet like-minded travellers.
Equally, a lot of hostels have private quarters, so you’ll have the best experience if you prefer your own space: privacy and the social atmosphere of a hostel.
Checking the reviews of a hostel before you book is always a good idea. Although the easiest way to make new friends is through party hostels, you might prefer to stay in a hostel with a more low-key environment.

City Tours

Sightseeing on your own and saving money is appealing, but guided tours can be a perfect way to meet individuals while travelling alone.

Attend a Class

Taking a class is a perfect way to meet new people and connect over an enjoyable day of events, whether you want to learn Spanish, dance salsa or cook Indian curry. The majority of hostels and hotels have knowledge about classes nearby. With a fast Google or Facebook search, you can also find out about classes online.

Websites & Applications


Use Couchsurfing to find a place to stay or share your home and hang out with travellers. There’s always something to do and new friends to meet.

Meetup is a platform for finding and building local communities. People use Meetup to meet new people, learn new things, find support, get out of their comfort zones, and pursue their passions, together.

Join local hosts online and in 130+ countries for fun cooking classes, hands-on workshops and delicious dinner parties.


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