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.
After fits and starts learning French I tried Babbel. 15 minutes a day over time really works. Here’s my experience.
Take a moment to recognize the truly remarkable, the really valuable, even if it’s free. A child can do it. So can you.
Enjoy this collection of the best solo travel quotes, with thoughts about how they apply to travelers, questions they raise, and inspiration they provide.
Forget travel guilt. Think solo travel and separate vacations. Here’s why, how to shed the guilt, tell your partner you want to travel solo, and how to plan.
Here are 10 “pay it forward” travel tips to help you spread your good fortune plus a travel story of paying forward a kindness I had received years earlier.
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.
Meeting people of different cultures happens naturally as you travel, but you can also expand your horizons by meeting people of all ages.traveling solo.
Travel solo and you travel to learn! Solo travelers share their insights on what they have learned about the world and themselves traveling alone.
There are four obstacles that tend to get in the way for people who want to travel solo. Here they are and thoughts on how to get past them.
Explore the joys of taking it slow and solo as you travel from the pleasure of anticipation to seeing your destination in greater detail to taking it all home with you.
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.
Hostels are great for the young and the young at heart. In other words, people of all ages. Here’s how to choose the right hostel and why people 50+ love hostels.
Relaxing, people watching, excitement, love: if you can get past the annoying parts, there are definitely some reasons to love airports.
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.
I am a privileged traveler and I’m sorry to say I have taken this privilege for granted. So I gave myself a good talking to and decided I should ‘fess up.
Solo travel is most definitely for boomers. A myriad of new experiences await. Here’s why, where and how to travel solo as a boomer.