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How to tick off your bucket list in 2024

Life is short, and the world is wide. How many times have you caught yourself saying, “I’ll do it someday”? That someday needs to be today! Imagine the thrill of spotting the Big Five on a South African safari, the wonder of gazing at the pyramids in Egypt, or the awe of hiking through the magical rainforests of the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve in Costa Rica. These aren’t just dreams; they are bucket list experiences waiting to be seized.

Why wait? The time is now!

Where will you go?

We’ve all got reasons to delay. Work commitments, financial worries, family obligations—they all conspire to keep our bucket lists in the realm of fantasy. But here’s the truth: there’s never a perfect time to embark on your dream adventures.


Travel made easy

Thinking these long-haul adventures will be difficult? Think again. We’ve made it easier than ever to turn your travel dreams into reality. Here’s how it works with Solos:

Travelling solo doesn’t mean travelling alone. From the moment you land to your return home, you share your trip with a group of like-minded people, led by a dedicated Tour Leader and local guides. It’s the perfect blend of independence and support.

Getting started

So, what are you waiting for? Secure your spot, pack your bags, and embark on the adventure of a lifetime. Your bucket list awaits—make it a priority, live now, and experience the extraordinary. 2024 is your year to explore the world! Here’s a little inspiration to get you started:

Safari, Wine and Mother City, South Africa—August 2024

Spot the Big Five on a thrilling game drive through Karongwe Nature Reserve, hop on a helicopter flight over Cape Town, visit Robben Island—where Nelson Mandela was incarcerated, enjoy a winelands and culinary walking tour in Stellenbosch and witness the charming colony of African Penguins on Boulders Beach.

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helicopter ride over capetown south africa

Vietnam Cities & Beach—August or November 2024

Explore the historical heart of Ho Chi Minh, visit the Temple of Literature, cruise the otherworldly beauty of Halong Bay & wind down on the powdery sands of Mui Ne Beach.

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halong bay vietnam

Adventure on the Nile & Cairo—September 2024

Embark on a journey through Egypt’s timeless wonders, from the Pyramids of Giza to the Valley of the Kings. Cruise the legendary Nile aboard a luxurious ship, explore temples & soak up the serene ambiance of lush landscapes & ancient monuments.

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pyramids giza egypt

Bangkok, Golden Triangle & Beach Extension, Thailand—October 2024

Journey through Thailand, from the vibrant streets of Bangkok to the cultural wonders of the north in Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai, culminating in the serene beaches of Phuket in the south.

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Costa Rica—November 2024

Hike in the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, stroll the stunning sands of Tamarindo, spot monkeys, iguanas & sloths at Tortuguero National Park & visit the Arenal Hanging Bridges to get incredible views of the forest.

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hanging bridges in rainforest costa rica

Discover Iceland—November 2024

Discover Iceland’s legendary ‘Land of Fire and Ice’, with its dynamic landscapes of ice caps, volcanoes, geysers, & hot springs. Marvel at the Golden Circle’s wonders, chase the elusive Northern Lights, relax in the famous Blue Lagoon & visit Reykjavik’s iconic Perlan.

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Iceland northern lights

Consider this your sign from the universe to embrace spontaneity in 2024. Stop planning and start doing. Head off to explore the sun-kissed beaches of Phuket, cruise the emerald waters of Halong Bay in Vietnam, or experience the tranquillity of the temples in Chiang Rai—all this side of Christmas. Life-changing experiences ready to be had.

Discover the world with Solos

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