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 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.
Walking the Camino Solo: Life-Changing for Body, Mind & Spirit
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.
Solo Travelers: 10 Reasons to Read The Alchemist
Are you living your dreams? Are you creating your personal legend? Here are 10 reasons I believe solo travelers should read The Alchemist.
Travel and COVID-19: A Missive from Morocco
A fabulous trip to Morocco and a return home full of questions given the circumstances around travel and COVID-19. It’s a saga.
Solo Travel: Meaningful Travel
We asked members of the Solo Travel Society about meaningful travel and they shared the many ways in which solo travel delivers.
Best Solo Travel Experiences of 2019
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.
The Winners of the 2019 Solo Travel Awards
What companies treat solo travelers best? The anticipation is over. Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 Solo Travel Awards!
Carbon Offsets for Travel: Important? Yes. Expensive? No.
Are carbon offsets legitimate? Does travel seriously affect your carbon footprint? Here’s my conclusion after days of research on carbon offsets for travel.
River Cruises for Solo Travelers: A Great Option to Consider
What’s so great about river cruises for solo travelers? From covering lots of ground to doing things your way to last-minute deals, here are 7 advantages.
Top 10 Films about Solo 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!
Yikes, My Friend Backed Out! Should I Travel Solo?
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.
Perspectives on Male Solo Travel
There’s not a lot out there specifically on male solo travel, so I asked the men of the Solo Travel Society: What is your primary reason for traveling solo?
Why Do You Travel? A Question Worth Reflecting On
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 as a Spiritual Journey
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.
Our Need for Solitude – How Solo Travel Delivers
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.
Travel Solo and Practice 3 Essential Life Skills
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 Travel to Sad Places?
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.
Travel Solo in Silence, At Least Some of the Time
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.
Making the Best of a Bad Travel Situation
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.
Travel, Freedom & Liberation: A Grand Solo Adventure
A first-time solo traveler finds peace, freedom, liberation (and a lot of great chocolate!) on her 9-week grand solo adventure.