Solo travel planning takes some attention to details. Here’s your checklist, on trend for 2023, with jumps to in-depth information.
The Ultimate Solo Travel Guide: Travel Alone & Love It
Travel alone and you travel on your terms. Here’s the ultimate guide with resources, tips, and advice to help you travel solo and love it.
Best Hotels in Paris for Solo Travelers: Reader Recommendations
Now is the time to go to Paris – before the 2024 Olympics. Here’s your list of the best hotels and hostels in Paris for solo travelers.
Solo Travel Paris on a Budget: Now Is the Time
Here are great tips to solo travel Paris on a budget. This is a good time to plan a trip before they host the Olympics in 2024.
Solo Travel in France: Photos by Readers
Enjoy these France photos, all taken by members of the Solo Travel Society and readers of Solo Traveler while exploring the country.
Solo Travel Destination: Alsace, France
This Solo Travel Society member enjoyed Alsace, renting a car to explore Colmar and surrounding areas and using transit to move around Strasbourg.
Benedictine to Baked Alaska: A Culinary River Cruise in France
On a culinary river cruise in France with Vantage Travel, I discovered Benedictine, baked macarons, dined like Julia Child, and ate Baked Alaska.
Paris to Normandy: A River Cruise in Photos
My first river cruise, a culinary-themed excursion from Paris to Normandy, could not have gone better! Here are some of the highlights.
Solo Travel the Loire Valley: 500th Anniversary of the French Renaissance
The 500th Anniversary of the French Renaissance would be a great time to enjoy a château walking tour in the Loire Valley. If those walls could talk!
Rome and Paris in One Trip: Two of Europe’s Top Destinations
Planning a trip to Rome and Paris? Wondering when to go, where to stay, how to travel between them, what to do… here’s what you need to know.
La Fete de la Musique: A Summer Solstice Festival in France
La Fête de la Musique in France is the day when everyone takes to the streets for music. It was on my bucket list of experiences. Here’s what you need to know.
Self-Guided Tour: The Pleasure of Your Own Pace
The pleasure of the self-guided tour I took in France lingers with me, primarily because I set my own pace and there was plenty of time to linger at whim.
Travel Solo on a Self-Guided Walking Tour: Seeing France Slowly
Travel solo on a self-guided walking tour and the world slows down. In my case, I saw France at the speed of my feet. Here’s how a self-guided tour works.
True Relaxation Found Walking Through Vineyards
On a self-guided walking tour of the Loire Valley in France I discovered the truest form of meditative relaxation in the simple process of navigation.
A One-Day Walking Tour of Lyon
With only one day available to me, I had to take in as much of the city as possible. That meant walking! Here’s my one-day walking tour of Lyon, France.
A Day in Monet’s Gardens
About an hour outside of Paris is Monet’s Gardens, a day-trip well-worth taking whether you like gardens, art or simply want a break from the city.
Solo Travel Destination: La Coulée Verte, Paris
This Solo Travel Society member says that a stroll in la Coulée verte, the world’s first elevated park will make all the difference to your Paris trip.
Solo Travel Destination: Dieppe, France
This Solo Travel Society member recommends Dieppe as a beautiful and historically meaningful destination.
Solo Travel Destination: Chartres, France
Lovely, tranquil Chartres comes highly recommended by this Solo Travel Society member for the architecture, stained glass, trompe l’oeil-and macarons!
Paris’ Past in the Pantheon
A dreary day in Paris – what better to do than go to a crypt? A really beautiful crypt that reveals much of the city’s history.
Guest in a Paris Salon
Dinner is a Parisian’s apartment, sipping wine, eating French food… heaven.
Friendly Paris: Exploring the Real Paris with a Greeter
Paris is not known for being friendly but, explore the city with a volunteer Paris Greeter and you will most certainly discover warm, friendly people as well as a perspective on Paris that otherwise remains hidden.