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At the Beach Solo – 13 tips for you and your things

So what do you do with your stuff when you're alone at the beach? Here are a few creative answers. Continue reading

Russia Through the Back Door – Really!

Getting inside the local culture is one of the great joys of travel. Here's one way that works. Continue reading

Five New Tips for Solo Travel

New trips result in new tips. Here are five suggestions for your solo travels. Continue reading

Soft Landings in Russia: day tours make challenging cities easy.

It was with a little trepidation that I went to Russia but taking these great day tours in each city made it easy. Continue reading

The Dali Triangle: a most perfect storm

The incomparable Dali - three locations of his art offer three different perspectives on the man and his work. Continue reading

The Sweet Spot for Solo Travel: the question of “when”.

The off season and shoulder seasons: a perspective on the best time to travel. Continue reading

Solo Travelers Celebrate – and think Umbria

A thought occurred to me when traveling Umbria. An unusual thought but it's one solo travelers might enjoy using so... here you go. Continue reading

Reboot. A Solo Traveler’s Spirit Renewed

I can't believe it's been three years already since starting Solo Traveler. Here's a look at how it's changed my life. Solo Traveler then and now. Continue reading

Gimme Shelter… and spoil me too.

Five hotels from around the world. Five unique styles of luxury. Continue reading

30 Cheap Tricks for Solo Travel

Lots of great ideas to help you travel large on a small budget. Continue reading

Solo Travel to India: 32 Tips You Need to Know

How to make the adventure of traveling solo to India a bit easier. Continue reading

Solo, And Not Solo, In a Restaurant

Like speaking in public, eating in public - alone - puts fear into people. Here's how to avoid the dreaded solo dining experience. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik, Iceland comes highly recommended by this Solo Travel Society member for its friendly people, thermal pools, beautiful landscapes and the most delicious hot dogs. Continue reading

Jet Lag – worst case ever

There's jet lag and then there's jet lag!!! Continue reading

“So, like, you’ve had botox, right?”

Connecting with travelers of different generations is more about attitude than practical tips. Continue reading

Save on Travel to Warmer Climes

Though I usually travel independently, an all-inclusive has been my choice on a number of occasions.

Winter is upon us in the north and many are dreaming of getting to a warmer place – at least for a week or… Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: China

An enthusiastic recommendation from a Solo Travel Society member: China as a fascinating solo travel destination. Continue reading

Solo Travel to India: my rough itinerary

Four weeks in India. Such a large country. So little time. Here's how I plan to spend it. Continue reading

River Cruising for Solo Travelers

For solo travelers, river cruising can be full-on group travel or provide a social, moving home base for you to explore multiple locations independently. Continue reading

Trip Planning: tapping into the Diaspora

Tapping the local community who are from your destination country is an incredible way to research a trip. Here's how I do it. 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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