It’s traveler’s choice with tour and cruise companies that offer a variety of excursions. Not your average tour.
A Solo Point of View
This is a softer look at solo travel. While much of the site provides tips and advice on how to travel alone and how plan your solo trips, these posts are about the feelings that are solo travel.
A Solo Point of View: Versions of Self
A solo point of view from a backpacking trip in Sri Lanka, reflecting on the joy and freedom of fleeting relationships formed along the way.
Why Travel Solo? It’s Not Just about the Trip
Why travel solo? The answer is a combination of factors, some unique to the individual and others which are common to us all.
Happy (Belated) 12th Anniversary to the Solo Traveler Community!
Due to the pandemic, we missed a date. Happy Belated Anniversary to all of us and thank you for being a part of the Solo Traveler Community!
Travel Memories to Last a Lifetime
Take the trip. Eat the cake. Make travel memories to savor for a lifetime. A few lessons learned from my grandmother.
The First Solo Travel Decision: Should I Stay or Should I Go?
The pandemic has changed everything. For some, it’s changed how they travel and is leading people to make the solo travel decision.
Solo Travel Stories to Raise the Spirits
We could all use a little positivity these days. So I dug into the blog and found five travel stories to raise our spirits.
For Those Afraid of Traveling Alone
Afraid of traveling alone? This post identifies and breaks down the fears that some people have about solo travel and how you can overcome them.
Round the World Solo: Iceland-Dubai-Singapore-Hong Kong-New Zealand
This traveler doesn’t mess around: she chose to go round the world solo on her very first journey on her own!
Culinary Travel Experiences Around the World
You can learn a lot about a destination through its cuisine. Here is a selection of our culinary travel experiences around the world.
8 Travel Alternatives You Can Enjoy Right Now
What do you love to do when you travel that you never do at home? Here are some travel alternatives you can enjoy close to home.
What Traveling Alone Teaches Us About Ourselves
While travel is restricted we have time to reflect and ponder questions such as what traveling alone teaches us about ourselves.
Meet People While Traveling Solo: 2 Very Different Approaches
Solo travelers do things their own way, and Janice and I are no different. Here are two ways we meet people while traveling solo.
Tips for Safety: Solo Travel in Uncertain Times
On occasion I hear from people who are fearful of travel. Here’s why it’s important to continue and safety tips to quell your travel concerns.
Choosing a Travel Destination: Where Do You Find Inspiration?
When choosing a travel destination, inspiration can come from many sources. Art, history, music, books, films, tv: solo travelers share what inspires them.
Solo Travel to Cope with Loss
Many times, our primary reason for traveling is to discover a new destination. Sometimes, we travel solo to cope with loss or grief.
The Importance of Travel to Developing Countries
The importance of travel to developing countries was on my mind when I picked Morocco as a destination. And what a rich experience flowed from that choice!
Stories of Solo Travel and the Value of Silence
Stepping away from our devices allows time for the mind to wander. Let’s explore the value and pleasure of solo travel and silence.
Solo Travel and Cycling: An Opportunity to Indulge Two Passions
I love my bike. It’s not a fancy new one and I bought it secondhand, but it allows me to indulge in two passions: solo travel and cycling.
Freedom, Independence, Personal Growth: Why We Love Solo Travel
Freedom. Independence. Personal growth. Here are the top three reasons given by experienced travelers for why we love solo travel.