In spite of a less than promising start, a tall ship voyage taken by a Solo Travel Society member results in many new friends.
Meeting people of different cultures happens naturally as you travel, but you can also expand your horizons by meeting people of all ages.traveling solo.
Travel solo and you travel to learn! Solo travelers share their insights on what they have learned about the world and themselves traveling alone.
There are four obstacles that tend to get in the way for people who want to travel solo. Here they are and thoughts on how to get past them.
Explore the joys of taking it slow and solo as you travel from the pleasure of anticipation to seeing your destination in greater detail to taking it all home with you.
Solo Traveler is as much about life as it is about travel. This is because solo travel can make us better at life. It encourages us to practice three essential life skills.
Hostels are great for the young and the young at heart. In other words, people of all ages. Here’s how to choose the right hostel and why people 50+ love hostels.
Relaxing, people watching, excitement, love: if you can get past the annoying parts, there are definitely some reasons to love airports.
Why do we visit sad places when we travel? To remember? To honor? To celebrate? I believe it’s for all these reasons plus one more.
For those times when physical travel is out of the question, here are 9 cheap or free ways to embrace the spirit of travel.
In a recent interview I was again explaining why travel solo and I discovered that I had a few new perspectives on the subject. Here they are.
This post is inspired by John Francis who chose to spend 17 years in silence. I encourage you to try to travel solo in silence from time to time.
It can be difficult to make the best of a bad travel situation. Here’s how I tried to enjoy a trip to Bratislava and Vienna in spite of unexpected pain.
I am a privileged traveler and I’m sorry to say I have taken this privilege for granted. So I gave myself a good talking to and decided I should ‘fess up.
Solo travel is most definitely for boomers. A myriad of new experiences await. Here’s why, where and how to travel solo as a boomer.
I’ll never forget the kindness of a stranger on my first solo trip. Members of the Solo Travel Society share stories of how locals help solo travelers.
It is as important to respect our commitments to work, family, and friends as it is to honor our commitments to fulfilling our own solo travel dreams.
Oh to be really, truly comfortable in your own skin. It can be a life-long challenge. Here are some thoughts on how to be good at being you.
A first-time solo traveler finds peace, freedom, liberation (and a lot of great chocolate!) on her 9-week grand solo adventure.
Encountering different cultures is an exciting aspect of travel. However, sometimes we see or hear things that are intolerable. What do we do then?