On a recent trip I met Rick … who told me a story … that prompted me to think … that caused me to ask six seasoned travelers for their opinions. Here is the wonderful result.
This final Flashback Post of the season points to the most important post I wrote in 2010. Please read as you make plans for 2011. To help you with those plans, trip planning will be the theme on Solo Traveler in January.
Do you ever dream of the trips that you would like to take? The places you’d like to see, the foods and wines you’d like to taste? Our food and wine editor shares her top three culinary solo travels.
Having cycled the trail in the past, a solo traveler shares his story of returning as a volunteer to assist pilgrims walking El Camino de Santiago.
Have you dined out on a story before? I have. My stories and my curiosity. Here’s how it happened.
This is a story from the heart. It’s not a solo travel story but a story that explains why I travel solo. It’s a story about long term travel. My hope is that it inspires you to take the trip of your dreams.
I visited the historic Codorniu winery in Spain. Two years later, I am handed a glass of wine and am immediately transported back to Sant Sadurni d’Anoia.
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.
Take a break. Choose freedom. Solo travel is great at every stage of life. Find out why.
Burning Man is that enigmatic destination of art and community. Guest writer Joanna Haugen shares her experience of traveling alone to Burning Man.
In search of the best pizza in London, I got lost, received help from a stranger, ate a delicious meal, and came home with a great solo travel story.
In August I tested the waters. “Would anyone like to collaborate on a free ebook of solo travel stories?,” I asked. I raised this question on Solo Traveler, the Solo Travel Society on Facebook and on Twitter. The response was fabulous. In addition to all the people who showed their enthusiasm for reading the stories, […]
In “Pretty Woman” the Richard Gere character admits to his anger and the time he spent with a psychiatrist. Keith took a different path: solo travel.
Solo travel is great at every age. Wondering why solo travel is great for millennials? Want to know the benefits for solo travel for boomers? This free ebook explores why solo travel is great at any age. Glad You’re Not Here: A Solo Traveler’s Manifesto has been shared thousands of times. Some travelers use the book […]
Updated: April 2015 Before I launched this blog, I took a survey to find out how many friends and family travel solo, what they like and dislike about it, what tips they would offer. You can read some of their answers on a number of posts, including: Top Ten Reasons You Love to Travel Solo Travel […]
James Holman was a 19th century English Gentleman who went totally blind yet traveled around the world solo. His is a remarkable tale told by Jason Roberts. I’d like to thank Jason for giving me permission to publish this summary of A Sense of the World. You can learn more about him at his website […]
Like a kiss, the Blues can be gentle and sweet or wild and passionate. On this trip, I was kissed both ways by the Blues.
Young solo travelers: what’s a parent to say when a young adult chooses to travel solo? Here are one parent’s thoughts and message to her son.