When you think about it, there are many ways in which solo travel and and the downward dog yoga pose are similar. Here are just seven.
For a solo traveler and diner, markets are a wonderful place for food and entertainment. They’re also a great place to learn more about the local culture.
On my recent trip to the Lake District I learned the meaning of walking to the Brits. It is not walking as we think of it in North America. It is serious hiking which sent me on a trek to find the perfect hiking boots for my needs. And, I must say, I did pretty well. Here’s a cheat sheet on buying hiking boots.
The Lake District has become a destination for nature lovers and walking enthusiasts everywhere. I went for a digital detox and found a new love.
Burning Man is that enigmatic destination of art and community. Guest writer Joanna Haugen shares her experience of traveling alone to Burning Man.
In search of the best pizza in London, I got lost, received help from a stranger, ate a delicious meal, and came home with a great solo travel story.
In August I tested the waters. “Would anyone like to collaborate on a free ebook of solo travel stories?,” I asked. I raised this question on Solo Traveler, the Solo Travel Society on Facebook and on Twitter. The response was fabulous. In addition to all the people who showed their enthusiasm for reading the stories, […]
Here are a few of the people I met traveling solo across Canada by train, as well as some pictures of the stunning scenery.
In “Pretty Woman” the Richard Gere character admits to his anger and the time he spent with a psychiatrist. Keith took a different path: solo travel.
After breaking up with a long time boyfriend, Renee took off for a year to travel solo to heal in Australia. Her heart not only healed, it soared.
At 45, Mariellen, put everything in storage and traveled solo to India for six months. There she found a new home with warm, welcoming people.
Solo travel is great at every age. Wondering why solo travel is great for millennials? Want to know the benefits for solo travel for boomers? This free ebook explores why solo travel is great at any age. Glad You’re Not Here: A Solo Traveler’s Manifesto has been shared thousands of times. Some travelers use the book […]
Updated: April 2015 Before I launched this blog, I took a survey to find out how many friends and family travel solo, what they like and dislike about it, what tips they would offer. You can read some of their answers on a number of posts, including: Top Ten Reasons You Love to Travel Solo Travel […]
James Holman was a 19th century English Gentleman who went totally blind yet traveled around the world solo. His is a remarkable tale told by Jason Roberts. I’d like to thank Jason for giving me permission to publish this summary of A Sense of the World. You can learn more about him at his website […]
Like a kiss, the Blues can be gentle and sweet or wild and passionate. On this trip, I was kissed both ways by the Blues.
When traveling alone it takes time to settle into each new trip and each new city. Following safety principles helps get that safe and settled feeling.
Young solo travelers: what’s a parent to say when a young adult chooses to travel solo? Here are one parent’s thoughts and message to her son.