This week’s quote describes the excitement and anticipation of waking up alone in a place you’ve never been.
American writer, Wendell Berry suggests that discovering the world solo is the path to understanding that we are, in fact, not alone.
Two different ideas from two different sources converge to enrich our travels for ourselves and those we meet along the way.
Samuel Johnson, his words from the 18th century are as relevant as ever.
According to Thomas Jefferson, one of the benefits of solo travel is the opportunity it presents for reflection.
Whether journeying to the other side of the world or to the city down the road, we are changed by solo travel.
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.
There is much to know about solo travel. And much to learn. Here are 42 things I’ve learned in my five years of publishing Solo Traveler.
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.
The movie “The Way” with Martin Sheen got me thinking about what it is to travel solo.
First published in 2009, it seems the manifesto is still needed to respond to the query, “is it weird to travel alone?”. Here it is again.
With the advent of a new year I offer you three quotes by a wonderful author and three wishes from me.