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.
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.
Freedom. Independence. Personal growth. Here are the top three reasons given by experienced travelers for why we love solo travel.
A solo traveler shares her story of walking the Camino Frances route of El Camino de Santiago and what she learned over 800 km and 37 days.
Are you living your dreams? Are you creating your personal legend? Here are 10 reasons I believe solo travelers should read The Alchemist.
A fabulous trip to Morocco and a return home full of questions given the circumstances around travel and COVID-19. It’s a saga.
We asked members of the Solo Travel Society about meaningful travel and they shared the many ways in which solo travel delivers.
What companies treat solo travelers best? The anticipation is over. Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 Solo Travel Awards!
Are carbon offsets legitimate? Does travel seriously affect your carbon footprint? Here’s my conclusion after days of research on carbon offsets for travel.
Here are the top 10 films about solo travel according to members of the Solo Travel Society. You’re sure to find something to inspire you here!
Should I travel solo? Can I do it? Do I want to travel alone? What do I need to know to travel by myself? This post answers all these questions.
There’s not a lot out there specifically on solo travel for men, so I reached out to readers for a male perspective.
When I was unexpectedly asked, “Why do you travel?” I consulted the Solo Travel Society for their thoughts. Here are the themes that emerged.
Solo travel can help us understand the true desires of our hearts and souls. Two authors share their perspectives on solo travel as a spiritual journey.
We need solitude. Yet it can be difficult to find. Here’s the value of solitude, how solo travel delivers it and top destinations where you’ll find it.
Solo Traveler is as much about life as it is about travel. This is because solo travel can make us better at life. It encourages us to practice three essential life skills.
Why do we visit sad places when we travel? To remember? To honor? To celebrate? I believe it’s for all these reasons plus one more.
This post is inspired by John Francis who chose to spend 17 years in silence. I encourage you to try to travel solo in silence from time to time.
It can be difficult to make the best of a bad travel situation. Here’s how I tried to enjoy a trip to Bratislava and Vienna in spite of unexpected pain.
A first-time solo traveler finds peace, freedom, liberation (and a lot of great chocolate!) on her 9-week grand solo adventure.
Approaching a birthday containing a big round number, I asked the Solo Travel Society: Do you travel solo to celebrate birthdays or other milestones?