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.
The magical meeting of Sofia and Antonio in Italy’s Umbrian hills stands out as one of my best travel days ever. It was an experience for all my senses.
On her grand solo adventure, a solo traveler discovers an organization of women welcoming women and building friendships around the world.
A first-time solo traveler finds peace, freedom, liberation (and a lot of great chocolate!) on her 9-week grand solo adventure.
Solo travelers can enjoy hiking too. Here are nine safe and easy hiking destinations that I’ve enjoyed with an overview of what’s special about each.
Going to a French language school in Quebec City was fun, anxiety filled, social and productive. Solo is the only way to go and learn a language.
I’m not typically a museum goer but I think that this museum should be on everyone’s itinerary at least once in her or his life.
Christmas markets originated in Germany. Munich is the heart of traditional Germany. What better place to go and enjoy them. Here’s the story on 6 unique markets.
It is not only possible but also enjoyable to explore the spectacular landscapes of Scotland’s Isle of Skye without a car.
I have toured the Cabot Trail three times. That’s how spectacular it is. It keeps drawing me back. Here are my top tips for the Cabot Trail.
Small town festivals are great festivals. If you want to go to one of the very best head to northern New Brunswick for August 15 and the Tintamarre.
Follow this itinerary for the Acadian Coastal Route in New Brunswick for Acadian joie de vivre, beaches, delicious cuisine, festivals, a national park and more!
Travel can affect one’s understanding of life and family and oneself. Here’s my story and suggestions for how you can travel and experience this too.
I learn every time I travel. But some trips go beyond learning about geography, history or culture. In New Brunswick I learned about following dreams.
Oscar Wilde quotes entertain while forcing one to reflect on social norms and personal attitudes. Here are 11 Oscar Wilde quotes to enrich your life.
On my trip to Ireland I was, naturally, solo in Galway. One of my favorite things about solo travel happened: I had an impromptu tour with a local. Read on.
Oh, I do not like airports and their incessant lineups. But it is possible to survive airports with a smile. Especially when there’s a little love involved.
Hawaii is known to be expensive but I was on a budget. Here’s what I spent in Kauai and what I won’t spend on next time I’m there.
1985 and 2015. Two trips. Two entirely different experiences. Thirty years changed Budapest from dreary to a city with energy, pop culture, full shops, great food… and light.
Life on a river cruise from the logistics to the daily routine to the people who cruise and the special features I really loved.