I stuffed my passport into my clothes so that my body could be identified. Truly, At that moment we thought we were manning lifeboats in the ocean. We were fortunate.
This was one of the most social, lively, solo trips I’ve ever taken. Here are just a few of the amazing people who made this trip so great!
Spending a weekend in the Phi Phi Islands of Thailand, this solo traveler marvels at the scenery, fights off a monkey, and enjoys the ultimate beach experience of her trip.
Solo travel planning can be complicated. Here are some tips for inspiring and orienting yourself, then getting down to the logistics.
On a recent trip I met Rick … who told me a story … that prompted me to think … that caused me to ask six seasoned travelers for their opinions. Here is the wonderful result.
This final Flashback Post of the season points to the most important post I wrote in 2010. Please read as you make plans for 2011. To help you with those plans, trip planning will be the theme on Solo Traveler in January.
Looking to fill your evenings as you travel solo? Here’s a list of great Blues Bars to check out plus a video from one of my favorites.
On a journey across Asia this solo traveler discovers that sometimes you just have to set your itinerary aside…like when you fall in love with Ella.
Do you ever dream of the trips that you would like to take? The places you’d like to see, the foods and wines you’d like to taste? Our food and wine editor shares her top three culinary solo travels.
Chasing the perfect wine as you travel solo? Here are some tips for tours and tastings.
Lena is enjoying exploring Sri Lanka and in this post she shares her victorious discovery of a remote beach in Unawatuna.
Common sense in one country is not necessarily common in another. Travelers must have travel common sense. Here are 20 tips to help you get yours.
The WTC Tribute Center in New York City memorializes the events of 9/11. It’s a beautiful museum and well worth the visit.
The beauty of the Appalachian Trail and the pleasure of extended time alone – that’s what solo backpacking offers. Here, Erika shares her joy and tips about hiking alone.
The Lake District is a stunning place to enjoy in good weather and bad. It rained just about the whole time I was there and I loved every minute of it. Please read the companion post too: “Falling in Love in the Lake District”.
Solo travel Nicaragua: a goal that should be on everyone’s bucket list, says this traveler who found himself charmed by the country and the people.
Orlando was full of surprises for me. There is lots to do as an adult that has nothing to do with theme parks. Even if you are there for Disneyland, take a break and discover the other side of Orlando.
Having cycled the trail in the past, a solo traveler shares his story of returning as a volunteer to assist pilgrims walking El Camino de Santiago.
Hiking boots and high heels, two weeks, one carry-on. Can it be done? Yes. Here’s how — packing list and all.
When there are no doors to lock, when there is only nylon between you and the outside world, what protects you when you camp. It’s a code of ethics. But is this good enough when you’re a solo traveler? Here are my musings.