It has been a wild ride these past few months. Looking ahead, here is my 2021 solo travel wish list, the countries I hope to visit and why.
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.
While travel is restricted we have time to reflect and ponder questions such as what traveling alone teaches us about ourselves.
A break from work and a trip to cottage country was what was needed to relax, re-energize, and prepare for a few(?) more months of no travel.
Solo travelers do things their own way, and Janice and I are no different. Here are two ways we meet people while traveling solo.
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.
I fell in love with travel decades ago. My only real obstacle was money. And then came the Coronavirus. So what will travel be like now.
When choosing a travel destination, inspiration can come from many sources. Art, history, music, books, films, tv: solo travelers share what inspires them.
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 was on my mind when I picked Morocco as a destination. And what a rich experience flowed from that choice!
Prepare to be inspired by solo traveler, travel writer, cyclist, and octogenarian, Dervla Murphy who completed a cycling trip from Ireland to India in 1963.
Stepping away from our devices allows time for the mind to wander. Let’s explore the value and pleasure of solo travel and silence.
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. Here are the top three reasons given by experienced travelers for why we love solo travel.
Travel doesn’t always go according to plan. Here are some of the solo travel bloopers Janice and I have experienced, the stories we tell our friends.
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.
As the year drew to a close, I asked the Solo Travel Society, “What were your best solo travel experiences of 2019?” Here’s what they had to say.
What companies treat solo travelers best? The anticipation is over. Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 Solo Travel Awards!