Your guide to solo travel over 40

Hey there! I’m Patrick, an avid traveler who’s journeyed solo through over 60 countries. I started Planet Patrick back in 2006 to share my flight reviews, and it has since evolved into a hub for destination guides and travel tips tailored for solo travelers over 40, like you.
Whether you have your next adventure planned or you’re looking for destination inspiration, I’m here to help you discover the world confidently and make the most of your travel budget and time. Let’s explore together, one step at a time.


There’s no doubt that picking the best destination for your next solo trip is the crux of your holiday planning. You’ll find travel guides for some of the best destinations for solo travel right here, but don’t miss out on trip reports on how to get there, plus travel tips on the smartest ways to book and time to travel to make the most of your budget (and time).
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The Emirates A380 flight from Bangkok to Hong Kong has become pretty famous. The route is known as the cheapest first class tickets that Emirates sells, so lots of content creators have taken this flight as a way to experience the high life. But what …

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