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.
When you break it down, we live our lives with a very short focal length. This all changes when I travel to into the mountains.
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.
I have a crummy old bicycle. One that I retrieved out of the back of my shed after my good bike was stolen. But I love my bike. I love it as transportation in Toronto and I love it for exploring as I travel solo.
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.
Afraid of going a little nutty traveling solo? Don’t fret. Here are the warning signs of too much alone time in your travels — and the antidotes.
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.
How you answer questions is an important part of solo travel safety. Here are some polite yet vague answers to common questions you may encounter.
A quick-reference, solo female travel guide designed specifically for and by women who travel alone. Everything a woman needs to take on the world solo.
I have rarely spent the holidays away from home. But one memorable year, I traveled to the Czech Republic and spent Christmas solo in Prague.
There were many responses to the post last week on Pub Life in the Lake District. It seems that people want to go out at night but are somewhat intimidated. So… I give you 10 tips on Clubbing & Pubbing Solo.