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.
We tend to forget how interesting our own countries are. It’s time to write about solo travel to Canada. This is your orientation session.
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.
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.