While every city has something special to offer travelers, not every place is an ideal spot for the young tourist. The perfect international destination for millennial singles offers a unique blend of thriving nightlife, vibrant arts and music scenes, good eats and plenty of opportunities for mingling with other like-minded folks.
For those bright-eyed travelers itching to get out and see the world, check out our list of some of the best international destinations for millennial singles.
Though Spain has rowdier coastal towns, Barcelona is without a doubt the best spot in the country for millennial travelers. Its mix of scrumptious local seafood cuisine, gorgeous art museums and jaw-dropping architecture keep things exciting during the day and its plethora of rowdy clubs and bars keep the excitement going well into the night. Plus, with so many young tourists coming in and out of the city at all times, there’s always a good chance to make a fun connection with a cute stranger.
London is a great vacation spot for any traveler, but it’s especially perfect for those millennial singles with interests in the arts or writing. Nothing beats a day that begins at a trendy cafe in Bloomsbury or Covent Garden, winds through an afternoon spent at the V&A and the Tate Modern and ends with mingling and dancing in the many bars and clubs of Soho.
With is diverse array of nightclubs, electrifying arts scene and close proximity to Australia’s southern coast, Melbourne is certainly a top international destination for millennial singles. The lively city is the second largest in the country and regarded worldwide as an international hub of innovation and culture. For those millennial tourists looking to class up their travels, visits to the National Gallery of Victoria and the Australian Ballet are a must.
Known by locals as the rose of the north, Chiang Mai is a mountainous city just hours north of the Thai capital of Bangkok. With bustling cafes, bars and art galleries, this vibrant town is an ideal international destination for millennial singles. Whether meeting up with other travelers in the city’s many trendy hostels or going on a group outing to the nearby Elephant Nature Preserve, young tourists will find Chiang Mai to be a city of endless wonders.
With its lively bars, excellent food scene and dizzying number of exciting festivals (including wine weekends, jazz showcases and beer fests), Cape Town is a great spot for millennial singles. The Mother City is full of young people from all over the world who converge on the South African capital to partake in its nightlife and outdoor adventure opportunities. It’s also an affordable option for those traveling on a budget.
With its trendy, bohemian vibe, Valparaíso is hands down one of the top international destinations for millennial singles. This vivacious Chilean city finds its energy in the progressive politics of its locals, the creativity of its electrifying street art and the bumping dance floors of its many packed nightclubs. Be warned, though: things stay loud and boisterous in Valpo well into the dawn.