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.
Sometimes, a deal is about more than saving money. It’s about rich experiences – and the prospect of more travel.
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!
This is my first photo missive from Chile. Please enjoy the photos of the colorful Valparaiso.
What’s a BoBo? Are you one? Have a read.
You take care of your environmental footprint at home. What about on vacation? Here’s a few thoughts to help you choose wisely and feel good about your travels.
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.
As a city girl, I have only recently discovered how much I love nature. Here are some favorite moments in photos.
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.
Want to make travel your career. Jeff Jung tells us how he did it in part 3 of our video interview series. Please click on the title above.
Imagine taking a career break. In this second video of the series, Jeff shares what it was like to travel solo in Spain, Turkey and Colombia. Click on the title to read more.
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.
Halloween night immersed in the haunted history of Cambridge, England seeking ghosts of the famous and the infamous.
Muscle memory. It’s our natural ability to do without thinking that which we’ve learned well. You have the muscle memory for solo travel.
Sri Lanka, so beautiful. Lena, our new regular contributor is enjoying this country and in this post she shares her victorious discovery of a remote beach.