On a recent trip to Ville-Marie, Quebec I encountered a lively arts community, a warm and talented artist, and a creative solution to my selfie problems.
This story has more ups and downs than snakes and ladders. Have a read and you’ll understand why this trip was just not meant to be.
Nothing that I planned on this trip worked out, but I learned three lessons about the importance of flexibility – and had a brilliant time.
The merits of travel without a plan. There are many. Here’s my perspective and those of two prominent authors. Bonus: photos of my unplanned walk of Hamburg.
These are not your standard hotels. These are unique and unusual places to stay. And one, well my stay was more than a little bizarre.
Men travel solo yet almost all the solo travel studies and gender specific articles focus on women. Hi five guys! Here are 10 solo travel posts by men.
Travel is a multi-sensory experience yet the visual is often considered the most important. Let’s take a moment and consider the sounds of travel.
Positive Thinking. Solo Travel. They go together. I learned a lot about positive thinking from Ron who I met at Mallory Square in Key West.
Poems often tie up a series of life experiences in one idea. This is just as true of travel experiences and travel poems. Billy Collins offers us one here.
Two different ideas from two different sources converge to enrich our travels for ourselves and those we meet along the way.
There are moments in pop culture when I immediately think about solo travel. Watching the movie “Her” presented one. I hope you enjoy this musing.
Paris is iconic. The city of lights has been an inspiration to many including Solo Traveler reader Judy Tate. Here we pair her poem with my photos.
I summarize all of my public talks by explaining why solo travel is so great. Here is some recent inspiration for expanding on this theme.
A tribute to you – the readers of solo traveler – with the help of Fatboy Slim and 28 readers stories of their first time traveling solo.
The importance of the journey is great but few have expressed so clearly the actual value in it. Here is a travel poem for you.
Live creatively, save money and travel more. That’s it. That’s what this post is about.
Sometimes the wrong things hold us back. Guilt is frequently one of those wrong things. Here are 6 ways to shift your thinking and travel solo.
The beginning of a new year prompts contemplation on where we are and where we’re going. This year I’m thinking about the importance of the journey.
My year in review explores the balance of being and doing as a traveler.
Zen and the art of solo travel: as you travel solo, you can explore, experience, and integrate new learnings into the person that you are becoming.