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.
Solo Travel to Budapest in 1985 was interesting to say the least. Just the first day alone had enough drama for a full story.
Have you dined out on a story before? I have. My stories and my curiosity. Here’s how it happened.
I usually write about solo travel safety from a prevention perspective. In case prevention isn’t possible, here are a few tips that I hope you’ll never have to use.
This is a story from the heart. It’s not a solo travel story but a story that explains why I travel solo. It’s a story about long term travel. My hope is that it inspires you to take the trip of your dreams.
After yesterday’s warnings about Saint Petersburg, here are the reasons to go. Fifteen of them.
While Saint Petersburg is high on my list of places to go, as guest writer Ed Ryder shares, there are many, many precautions to take. Have a read of this fascinating post.
Part I of this series was on the kindness of strangers. Part II was on dangerous strangers. Here is a post on how to recognize danger — how to tell the good guys from the bad guys.
This post is a promise fulfilled. Collaborating with an experienced male solo traveler we came up with 10 tips specifically for men traveling alone.
This is the story that I have been sitting on for a year. I alluded to it in the podcast interview I did. Now you have it. It is a story of naivety, danger and extremely good luck. Please have a read and share it. Frightening films like “Taken” are based in truth.
I visited the historic Codorniu winery in Spain. Two years later, I am handed a glass of wine and am immediately transported back to Sant Sadurni d’Anoia.
This post kicks off a 3 part series (3 Saturdays in a row) about strangers, danger and solo travel. But, let’s begin on a positive note. This time I offer you 5 wonderful stories about the kindness of strangers.
Ibiza is the party capital of the world. Guest writer, Anton, has been going for 15 years. Get the best out of this island, even the quiet side of it, with Anton’s information.
Cooking in Barcelona: taking a cooking class while traveling solo yields more than just new recipes.
It takes a little more thought and planning to travel with dietary restrictions. This article on Kosher food provides food for thought for everyone.
Take a break. Choose freedom. Solo travel is great at every stage of life. Find out why.
Out of respect and to increase your safety, it is important to adapt to local customs and cultures — especially when you travel alone.