According to the 2011 Australian Household census about 1.3 million Australians aged between 40 and 69 live alone.
That’s a lot of potential solo Aussie travellers. Travelling on your own can be daunting. Who will you talk to about the sites you’ve seen? Who will you eat breakfast or dinner with? And you’ll have to work everything out on your own – from reading local maps to working out currency conversions.