This is an expensive and frustrating year to rent a car. Here’s why, and tips to help you book and save on car rentals.
How to Travel Alone
Solo travel offers so many real benefits but it also comes with some unique challenges. That's why we have created this category of posts on how to travel alone.
Below you will find all our posts on how to travel solo. If you wish, you can jump to sub categories, including:
Happy solo travel.
This is the first post in a series on a 10,000 km RV trip. This post covers the road trip from Toronto to Winnipeg by the Canadian route.
I’ll never forget the kindness of a local on my first solo trip. Solo travelers share their stories of strangers helping strangers.
Travel beyond your comfort zone to your emotional and intellectual stretch zone. Travel to see the world and home anew.
Camping solo is one of the most relaxing trips you can take. Here’s a comparison of RV and tent camping along with tips for safety and enjoying yourself.
Want to go out at night when you travel solo but feel a bit intimidated? Here are lots of tips to help you enjoy going to a bar alone.
Solo hiking requires a bit more thought. Here’s what you need to know to hike alone plus tips for packing, gear, and great destinations.
A collection of solo travel quotes, with thoughts about how they apply to travelers, questions they raise, and inspiration they provide.
Ocean cruises for solo travelers, ones that treat solos fairly price-wise, are hard to find. Here are some good options and tips for saving.
North American destinations for poetry lovers listed state by state and province by province. Feed your soul with these poetry destinations.
If you’re looking to travel in March and April but not into a big party scene, here are some off-the-beaten-path spring break destinations to consider.
Explore the joys of slow solo travel. Here’s what it is, three fun slow travel stories, and tips for your own slow travel experiences.
Spontaneous travel is truly possible when you travel solo. Make it happen with the right attitude and the right tools.
What to pack? What travel gear should you take and what should you leave behind? Here’s what your fellow solo travelers have to say.
Understanding your family history is about understanding you. Here’s your guide to ancestry travel and your family heritage.
All-inclusive resorts are for solo travelers too! Here are tips for making the most of your vacation when going to a resort alone.
Travel insurance is important. Here are tips on buying travel insurance for seniors, including those with pre-existing conditions.
Life moments can be really great and they can be challenging. Celebrate life moments of the most personal kind with solo travel.
Here are 16 of the best poems about travel. They raise questions, share the joy of travel, and remind us not to take it for granted.
Here are the best winter festivals for solo travelers plus tips on how to enjoy going to festivals alone.