The perfect place for solo travel

Ireland is a great choice for first time solo female travelers. It’s safe, easy to navigate, English speaking, and freaking gorgeous. Worries about being alone are wasted in Ireland as the Irish will likely be chatting you up before you even take a sip of your first pint! There are plenty of activities to keep you entertained from hiking, exploring cities, and surfing. Yep – you can surf in Ireland!

Solo Female Travel Safety in Ireland

Ireland is a safe place for us solo traveling ladies. The most common crime to be aware of is pickpocketing in larger cities. As always common sense prevails.

What to Pack for Ireland

The weather in Ireland is predictably unpredictable! But that doesn’t mean you need to overpack, just pack thoughtfully and you’ll be good to go! Check out this packing list for any season in Ireland. 

Where to Go in Ireland

Everywhere. But also don’t try to pack everything in. Keep your trip slow and enjoy the places you do get to visit. To help, check out these Ireland destination suggestions!

dublin, ireland

If it’s your first trip to Ireland Dublin is likely your first stop, as it should be.  There are plenty of fun things to do in Dublin. The Book of Kells and Trinity College’s Long Library are always a must visit. You can also get your drink on at the Guinness storehouse, Jameson Distillery, Teeling Distillery. If literature is more your style, there are plenty of charming bookstores to peruse such as the Winding Stair Bookshop. For nature lovers, you can escape the city on the DART train North or South for stunning walks along the cliffs of Ireland.

Killarney, ireland

Killarney is a small town that sits on the ever popular road trip and cycling route, the Ring of Kerry. Even if you’re not renting a car in Ireland or a keen cyclist, you can still enjoy the beauty of the Killarney National Park and the charm of the town.