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The Gentleman of Amedgarh

The real India, the one off the trail that most tourists take, can be hard to find - unless you are invited to a wedding. Continue reading

Donna’s Skyscanner Trip: Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas

There's nothing like Vegas! And event better, Vegas when you fly there free thanks to Skyscanner. Here's Donna's report on her solo weekend trip. Continue reading

Finding Winter

I just returned from a wonderful, wintery weekend retreat. Here are photos to introduce you to the experience. More stories to come. Continue reading

So, what is it about Venice?

From one Venice to another without ever visiting the real Venice. Why is this city so iconic that many cities claim to be it? Continue reading

Oh the Places I’ll Go – 2013 Travel Plans

When travel dreams turn into travel plans... the only left is to go. Here are my plans for 2013 so far. Continue reading

Solo Day Tour of Vienna

A day wandering one of my favorite European cities. Lots of photos. Continue reading

O-M-G it’s Been 40 Years!

40 years later I return to the first hostel I ever stayed at. 40 years! Why would I ever do it? What was it like? Read on... Continue reading

Amanda’s Skyscanner Trip to New York City

Our spontaneous traveler/winner of the Skyscanner contest in December was Amanda from Ohio. She traveled to New York City. Here's her trip report. Continue reading

Why I love the Brits!

The British may think they're losing it but I don't. I see the good of the culture shining through in countless acts of courtesy and kindness. Continue reading

Rachel’s Skyscanner Trip to Oslo, Norway!

Our spontaneous traveler/winner of the Skyscanner contest in November was Rachel from Spain. She traveled to Oslo, Norway. Here's her trip report. Continue reading

The Reluctant River Cruiser

Yes, I was reluctant. I just didn't see myself as a river cruiser. But experience can change everything. Continue reading

Renewed on the “Old”

Traveling is great but sometimes I need a real holiday to appreciate my travels. This short holiday was all i needed to renew my enthusiasm for travel. Continue reading

So Sad.

Overwhelmed by the Memorium Nuremberg Trials, I sat down in the museum and wrote this. It is, appropriately, Remembrance Day, 2012 Continue reading

The Apollo: I feel good, nananana

The tour at The Apollo Theater is well worth the trek to Harlem. With photos and video, this post gives you a taste of the experience. Continue reading

The High Life in Photos – on the High Line in New York City

After years of wanting to go, I finally made it to see the High Line - the park they made from a freight track in New York City. Continue reading

Drive or Fly – no contest

Sometimes the decision as to whether to drive or fly is not about time or money, it's about how you want to spend both. Continue reading

Experience the World Your Way

So excited! This week The Solo Traveler's Handbooks is no longer a stand-alone travel book. It is part of a series. A brand of travel handbooks designed to help you explore the world your way. Continue reading

Olive Oil Rivers and Almonds in Port

Join me on a discovery of Port in the Douro Valley, Portugal in thirteen photos. Continue reading

Pinchos: Perfect for Solo Travelers

How do you buy tapas? How do they charge for them? What's the difference between tapas and pinchos? Continue reading

Hello from Girona, Spain

Here's the beautiful, secluded bay in Sa Tuna, Costa Brava in May. 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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