According to new research conducted by Booking.com, one in four Australians are planning to jet off on their own for the first time in 2017. Australians are also obsessed with travel and apparently 63 per cent of us remember our first time travelling more fondly and clearly than our first date. The research from Booking.com found that Australians find the USA, UK, Thailand and Argentina the most alluring destinations, while taking in the local culture and trying local foods were rated the favourite parts of travelling to a new place. Australia was also listed as the number one international destination for solo travel, with Sydney landing in the top ten places for first-time travel. Find out more.