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Eight concepts pointing to 27 posts on how to travel solo. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Muonio, Finland

Reindeer, Northern Lights, saunas, friendly won't find a more enthusiastic recommendation for a solo travel destination than this one for Muonio! Continue reading

Chautauqua: my annual trip of renewal.

Where would spend your precious travel time to go again and again??? For me, it's Chautauqua. Continue reading

How to Get Through an Airport by Yourself – tips for summer.

Airports are my least favourite aspect of travel. Yours too? Here are 10 tips to get you through the airport with ease. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Cruising in Paris

One minute you're boarding a train alone, the next you're cruising the Seine with a new friend. This Solo Travel Society member found solo travel very social. Continue reading

Quote of the Week: The Value of Home

Our quote of the week points out the value of home for measuring growth when we return from our travels. Continue reading

Solo Travel to Creative Destinations: 10 tips to go creative!

Creative travel is a new and growing form of travel. It focuses on local arts as an entrance into a culture. This guest post gives you 10 tips on how to travel more creatively. Continue reading

Solo Travel Safety: who to trust

Meeting and spending time with locals and other travelers is one of the great things about solo travel. However, to do so you must first decide whether to trust the person. Here are a few ideas on how to make that decision. Continue reading

How to Avoid the Single Supplement and a Great Deal for Canadians

Accommodation is the prime culprit in the single supplement. Here's how to get around it and a great deal. Continue reading

Solo Travel & Education – lots of tips and where I’m teaching this summer.

Travel and learning. Travel and education. This post is packed with opportunities and how-to advice. Continue reading

Travel Deeper: how to connect with locals

Meeting locals is one of the best ways to really dig deep into a culture as you travel. Here are 10 ways to make that local connection. Continue reading

A Solo Vacation: stimulation, education and relaxation

For me, a solo vacation is a little more relaxing than solo travel. Here's my solo vacation of 2014. Continue reading

Vancouver, SF and LA by Train – what I spent in eleven days.

Here's how I spent my money on my Vancouver to Los Angeles train trip. Continue reading

Solo Travel Can Be Easy: Bremen in three hours and 16 photos

Bremen is a wonderful German town to visit but, more remarkable on this excursion was how easy it was - everything just fell into place. Continue reading

Solo Travel: 42 things I now know.

There is much to know about solo travel. And much to learn. Here are 42 things I've learned in my five years of publishing Solo Traveler. Continue reading

Celebrating You! First time solo travel stories.

A tribute to you - the readers of solo traveler - with the help of Fatboy Slim and 28 readers stories of their first time traveling solo. Continue reading

The Wadden Sea – close encounters with unusual creatures.

The Wadden Sea in Wilhelmshaven, Germany is a natural UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore it with me in photos. Continue reading

The Solo Traveler Accommodation Guide is Here!!!

Inspired by one reader, contributed to by many. The Solo Traveler Accommodation Guide is a FREE download of B&Bs, Hostels, Inns. and Boutique Hotels recommended by solo travelers. Continue reading

Live Creatively and Travel More – 7 ideas

Live creatively, save money and travel more. That's it. That's what this post is about. Continue reading

Trip Planning – address the pain points first

We all want to travel. We all have limitations. Here's how to plan your travels around them. Continue reading
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About Janice Waugh and Tracey Nesbitt

I'm an author, blogger, speaker and traveler. I became a widow and empty-nester at about the same time. And then, I became Solo Traveler... Here's the full story. >>

Tracey Nesbitt I’m a writer, editor, food and wine fanatic, and traveler. On my very first trip abroad I learned that solo travel was for me. Here's the full story. >>

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The content of Solo Traveler and any resources published by Solo Traveler are meant for entertainment and inspiration only. Every person and every travel situation is different. Your safety, satisfaction and fun traveling solo are your responsibility alone and not that of Solo Traveler, its publisher, editor and/or writers.