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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, […]
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.
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.