What are my concerns about solo travel? What are my strengths and weaknesses? Here you go. I reveal all.
10 Films, 8 countries in 5 days. Here are trailers and reviews of the films I saw at last week’s Toronto International Film Festival.
Long term relationships can be refreshed and renewed by a bit of time apart. Here’s how one woman acted on her need for a bit of time away from her husband of 34 years – and looked forward to their time together again.
Thursday night I attended a fundraiser to aid the people of Pakistan affected by the flood. It was a great evening that raised almost $9000for UNICEF. Here’s how you can donate or plan your own fundraiser.
Do you need to reclaim your right to solo time? Do you know someone who needs to? Musing off the unique relationship of Deigo and Frida, this post encourages everyone to listen to their true needs and find solo time once in a while.
This post is so interesting. It’s about what you learn, how your world view changes, thanks to travel. It includes contributions from 9 travel bloggers, all of whom are city hosts for Meet Plan Go.
This is the final in the three part series of women traveling alone. This time it’s “why go”. There are so many reasons. Have a read.
A very unusual statue honoring Cervantes and his great work “Don Quixote” focused my attention on the important and often forgotten people of history.
I found both beauty and silence on the beach near Tofino, British Columbia. The companion post offers a video about the extraordinary John Francis who lived silent by choice for 17 years.
When you break it down, we live our lives with a very short focal length. This all changes when I travel to into the mountains.
Afraid of going a little nutty traveling solo? Don’t fret. Here are the warning signs of too much alone time in your travels — and the antidotes.
The Gap year – a travel year – will fill the gap that formal education tends to leave. This is the case for everyone taking time in their 20s to travel.
Take a break. Choose freedom. Solo travel is great at every stage of life. Find out why.
Do you fly first class? If so, you can give this video a pass. If not, enjoy Brian Regan’s (clean) stand-up routine lamenting the coach experience.
This is a post about smiling faces in troubled countries. At the end, there is a request. If you have a photo of a smiling face from a country that might be considered troubled, please share it.
I thought that this would be a good follow-up to the article on Berlin published on Tuesday. Why do we go to sad places? Please add your thoughts to the comments.
A short musing on where people get the confidence to travel solo.
Well my decision as to whether or not to go to Chile is made. Here it is and the thoughts that went into it.
It looks like the best I can do for Chile right now is donate money and let others know where they can donate as well. So, here’s a link to an American site with an excellent list places to donate funds and the list for Canadians that I’ve come up with so far. I’ll add to it as I can.
My plan was to go to Chile this coming Friday but with the earthquake yesterday I am having second thoughts.