Why travel solo? Because it offers you an opportunity to grow. With a little help from Cheryl Strayed, Emily Dickinson and Reese Witherspoon, here’s how.
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.
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.
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.
Who of us have not been in situations when the generosity of strangers have made all the difference. Here’s a travel poem that tells such a story.
What if we could no longer travel around the earth but only to the earth. This poem teaches us to drink in what we have more fully.
Single travel is often focused on bringing lonely hearts together. Ah, but there is so much more to be had. This travel poem gives new meaning to the term “getting lucky”.
The best of travel. Hang around when you want. Take off when the fancy strikes you – yes, you can run off with the circus.
A rant and a tribute to the lugging of luggage and what it means to travel. Oh, I do like this poem.
Another reason to add to the “why I travel solo” list.
Do you live your travels or document them? Do you have the balance right? This short poem evocatively puts the issue in its place.
I’m not sure if I agree fully with Sheenagh Pugh. Is it the road that presents surprises or the way in which we approach life?
Take a moment for yourself. The world will keep on spinning.
Travel infuses us with new intelligence. How’s that for a premise – as a rationale for our need to travel. Well, poetry and science say it’s true.
What is happiness and what isn’t it. Pablo Neruda helps us understand and it does have value for solo travelers.
Today’s travel poem reminds us to take joy in every aspect of our travels.
Today’s Sunday Travel Poem is rich with ideal to mine that are relevant to the solo traveler.
The question of why. Why do we travel? Why do I travel? Why have I wanted to since I was ten years old? Why does it capture my imagination so. And is it, as Elizabeth Bishop suggests, a lack of imagination? This is a beautiful poem and a very effective video of two people reciting […]
Poetry offers delightful surprises along the walking paths of West Yorkshire.
Poetry has been punked. It’s been slammed. It’s been turned into performance art. Here’s a wonderful example AND it’s about travel.