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.
Travel is a multi-sensory experience yet the visual is often considered the most important. Let’s take a moment and consider the sounds of travel.
Take a solo ski trip and you needn’t be solo for long. Skiing is a social experience, whether for the time it takes to get up the mountain or longer. Here are a few of the people I met at Whistler Blackcomb.
Learning to ski properly is easier than I expected. But this one day ski lesson taught me more about life than about getting down a mountain.
The skiing at Whistler Blackcomb was great but the big surprise of the trip was when I tested my limits on the bobsleigh run at the Whistler Sliding Centre.
Solo walking is quiet, relaxing and sometimes exhilarating. It’s a pleasure to be alone with one’s thoughts and the surrounding beauty. Have a look.
I was caught off guard by how much I enjoyed Key West – every day is a perfect day in paradise.
One post directing you to many. Here are links to the top solo travel posts of 2014 and the top solo travel posts of all time on Solo Traveler.
It’s been a good year of travel and a good year for the blog. Here’s the year in review with 8 destinations, 25 photos and links to 30 posts.
Nerdy? Traveling solo to NYC? Here are plenty of tips and suggestions for creating your own nerdy New York City adventure.
With mass urbanization occurring, the public parks of China have become scenes of a wide variety of group and individual activities. This is a photo post.
My first report on a fabulous visit to Nashville, Tennessee. Why did I slide so easily into the country music scene? Because country music has been subtly sliding into my life for the last five decades.
It’s not only developing countries that leave a traveler conflicted. My day at Venice Beach provided a wide view of America from gentrified communities to homeless ones.
Let me take you to the 9th century temples of Prambanan and Borobudur in photos.
A morbid imagination took me to the Anatomical Theater in Bologna to discover that what I had imagined was closer to the truth than I expected.
From high adventure to profound learning, Solo Traveler reader, Elizabeth, shares her experience in Cape Town, South Africa.
A story of travel, learning from another culture and a villain vindicated by a hero.
Where would you spend your precious travel time to go again and again? For Janice, it’s Chautauqua. A travel destination worth going to often.
This is the second in a two part series on some the wonderful people I met in Java and Bali. This one is about the spontaneous meetings. There is also a link to the first post which includes the meetings that were part of the planned itinerary.