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Zugspitze Sunrise Greets Not-so-Solo Traveler

No travel partner means no one to get you going in the morning. This solo traveler certainly needed the push of another to get to see the beautiful sunrise on the magnificent Zugsptize. Continue reading

Montego Bay and Negril in Photos

Check out a solo traveler's diverse photos from a trip to Montego Bay and Negril, Jamaica. Continue reading

Sweet, Sweet Jamaica

This solo traveler experienced the sweetness of the people and the food at a craft market in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Continue reading

The Alpine City of Innsbruck in Photos

An introduction to Innsbruck, Austria in photos. This is a very safe, small city and, I would say, perfect for solo travelers. Continue reading

Solo Travel Story from a City Host: Diana

Solo Traveler Inner Circle member Diana tells us about her very first solo trip, including tears, hugs and a new travel friend. Continue reading

Shopping in Jordan: Souvenirs & My Wish List

Here are my two favorite items I bought in Jordan... and two things that got away. Continue reading

Solo Travelers Enjoy the Kindness of Strangers

Here are 7 stories about solo travelers receiving kindness from strangers. They are great stories. Have a read. Continue reading

Riding the Bay of Fundy Tidal Bore

Riding the Tidal Bore is a bit like white water rafting - except that it's not. Have a read. :) Continue reading

Walking Through Petra Jordan in Photos

Join me on a walk through the amazing Petra in 16 pictures. Continue reading

Blurred Borders and the Peace Corps

This is the final post in the "Blurred Borders" series. This time I take you to Washington and the Smithsonian Folklife Festival to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Peace Corps. Continue reading

How to Float in the Dead Sea: yes, you need a lesson.

Here's your lesson on how to enjoy the Dead Sea along with some beautiful pictures. Continue reading

Traveling The Bridge That Disappears Twice A Day – Bay of Fundy

From the leisurely pace of New Brunswick to the yet slower pace of Minister's Island. But the island had my imagination roaring! Continue reading

Solo in Prague: Blurred Borders in a Czech Kitchen

The joy of connecting with locals in Prague eluded this solo traveler - until she got into the kitchen and chopped the tail off a fish. Continue reading

Solo Traveler in Washington – a few of my photos

Traveling solo to Washington this time was not a very solitary experience. Here are a few photos of my trip. More to come soon. Continue reading

A New Way to Drink Vodka: vodka recipe

A fresh yet slightly savory recipe for a vodka drink - served up for your weekend fun. Continue reading

7 Solo Travel Stories – my 7 links.

This is fun. I was asked to dig into the 455 posts on Solo Traveler and offer my favorite in 7 categories. How do you think I did? Continue reading

How to Dig for Clams: the Bay of Fundy

A peaceful excursion into a traditional lifestyle on the Bay of Fundy. Great for those who travel alone. Continue reading

Epic Trip #4 – Race Across America

So, why epic trips. Why push yourself? What do they mean? Rachelle explores this in Epic Trip #4. Continue reading

The bathroom interview and my digital path to the Smithsonian

It's a bit of a crazy story how I came to be invited to speak at the Smithsonian. I hope you enjoy. Continue reading

Solo Travel to Cancun

This solo traveler discovers that there is much more to Cancun than sunbathing and shopping, and comes away with a fascination with numbers. Continue reading

About Janice Waugh and Tracey Nesbitt

Screen Shot 2014-07-30 at 8.52.44 PMI'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 NesbittI’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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