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.
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.