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.
Here’s an overview and a sampling of my photos from my Eastern European river cruise. There’s so much to tell. Have a look. Stay tuned for more.
Sacha shares her experience of a whirlwind trip in Europe and how she discovered her inner wanderer and found solo time on a group tour.
18 months after my trip to Bali I review my photos and get even more for the experience. Here are more images of Bali.
Oh the adventures one can have on a night train alone. I have several stories to tell. Most of them are wonderful. But one, well, not so much.
Sedona is famous for its art, new age culture and red rock buttes. Here are my photos from being solo trip to Sedona.
A day trip to Bago to see stunning holy sites also reveals what I hadn’t noticed about driving in Maynmar. Here’s my day in photos.
Toronto is rich in culture – many cultures. We Torontonians revel in our diversity. On this staycation day I learned as much about the world as I have on most travel days.
Traveling your own city leads to staycation surprises. On Day One of my staycation I found that Toronto has many surprises for me to discover.
A road trip… Ontario’s west coast offers a chance to see, taste and hear anew.
Finding life-work balance is no easy task — even for a travel blogger. On my most recent trip to Goderich I discovered new creative ways of finding it.
The gold-gilded stupa of the Shwedagon Pagoda stands 99 meters high. Struck by the sun in the early morning or late afternoon, its beauty is dazzling. Here are a few choice photos from my visit.
This story has more ups and downs than snakes and ladders. Have a read and you’ll understand why this trip was just not meant to be.
A Solo Travel Society member is forever changed by her experience in Sauraha, where she discovered the meaning of “learning to dance in the rain.”
Solo travel to Yangon is exciting. Virtually closed to tourism for many years, Myanmar is open and fascinating. Here’s my experience on the circular train.
In just 2 days, I experienced winery tours and tastings, local food, an old-fashioned trolley, a heritage B&B and the hospitality of Ontario’s Southwest.
Shopping in Hong Kong is a major pastime for both locals and tourists. Here are your options and what to consider when planning a shopping trip.
Meetup.com is a great way for solo travelers to meet locals. I used it to go hiking in Hong Kong but found it more difficult than expected.
These are not your standard hotels. These are unique and unusual places to stay. And one, well my stay was more than a little bizarre.