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solo destinations for first time visitors

Barcelona, the cosmopolitan capital of Spain’s Catalonia region, is known for its art and architecture.

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Barcelona, Spain

New York City, its iconic landmarks include skyscrapers such as the Empire State Building and the sprawling Central Park.

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New York, New York

Dublin, capital of the Republic of Ireland, is on Ireland’s east coast at the mouth of the River Liffey. Its historic buildings include Dublin Castle.

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Dublin, Ireland

Sedona is an Arizona desert town near Flagstaff that’s surrounded by red-rock buttes, steep canyon walls and pine forests.

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Sedona, Arizona

Tokyo, Japan’s busy capital, mixes the ultramodern and the traditional, from neon-lit skyscrapers to historic temples.

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Tokyo, Japan

Austin is the capital city of the U.S. state of Texas, as well as the seat and largest city of Travis County, with portions extending into Hays and Williamson.

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Austin, Texas

Reykjavik, on the coast of Iceland, is the country's capital and largest city. It's home to the National and Saga museums, tracing Iceland’s Viking history.

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Reykjavik, Iceland

Portland, Oregon’s largest city, sits on the Columbia and Willamette rivers, in the shadow of snow-capped Mount Hood. It’s known for its parks, bridges and bicycle paths.

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Portland, Oregon

Bali is a province of Indonesia and the westernmost of the Lesser Sunda Islands. East of Java and west of Lombok.

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Bali, Indonesia