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7 solo trips for the traveler who talks about culture, but is really in it for the Instagrams

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Before you decide on where you’re traveling this year, do the math. How many times will you post to Instagram in a single day so that it doesn’t seem like you’ve been on your phone the whole time? You’re just giving your 117 followers what they want, and what they want is pictures of you with tiny foreign children whose names you forgot to include in the caption and authentic Mexican food that could easily pass for Chipotle, considering you took a few bites and then tried to cover it up with a vignette.

And you’re traveling solo, too! True whimsy, just like Mark Twain on the Mississippi or a Rhode Islander crossing state lines. But you can’t just travel by yourself anywhere these days. Maybe you cross Mykonos off the list because all that ancient white stone would really wash you out, and there would be no escaping your recurring Hello Kitty nightmare in Japan.

Consider these destinations instead:

Bali, Indonesia: You’ll eat, you’ll pray, you’ll love how the Balinese long-tailed monkey looks with the Valencia filter and your signature 20:30 brightness to contrast ratio.

Croatia, (?): Because no one really knows where it is, but it sounds far enough away to require a vaccination and an international data plan.

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Kenya, Africa: Two words: Lions. Wildebeests. Actually, three important words to keep in mind during your Kenyan safari: no flash photography.

Alaska, USA: If while watching “The Revenant” you thought, “That looks like fun,” this estranged state is for you. #Yahtzee if you live to photograph all three varieties of Alaskan bears.

Toronto, Canada: For those who want to visit the top of the CN Tower and post a photo with the caption: “Started from the bottom, now I’m here.” Pay no mind that the lyric is from 2013.

Reykjavik, Iceland: Where else could you take a suspect $99 flight and knock your friends – literally, all of your friends have already been here – from Top Posts?

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Moscow, Russia: Tag your location at your own risk.

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