In a world where fake is becoming more common, solo travel promotes real.
Traveling can put you into very precarious situations facing safety issues that you would never allow at home. Yes, it can take nerves of steel to endure them.
I have enjoyed hospitality all over the world but India was extraordinary. Here are three stories.
Meeting interesting locals is high on my list of things to do when I travel. Here’s one technique that has been great fun.
The Taj Mahal – it is real and I have my own photos to prove it.
Yes, I screamed like a little girl when the elephant started chasing our jeep.
Connecting with travelers of different generations is more about attitude than practical tips.
India, where people appreciate and pursue education – even with travelers like me.
Haggling is a way of life in India but sometimes…
Within 6 hours of landing in Delhi, I landed in the middle of an Indian pre-Wedding party. Amazing!
26 questions about my personal travels. 26 answers with a few photos.
Traveling to Liverpool and visiting the museum took me to three continents and four centuries. That’s the wonder of travel.
Grenada, the Isle of Spice, presents many interesting taste experiences for the solo traveler, from fancy cocktails to tasty seafood to homey chocolate cake.
Visiting The Beatles Story museum in Liverpool was a romp through a magical mystery tour. Reflecting on it brought Malcom Gladwell’s book on outliers in greater focus.
Of all my travels in 2011, here is the smallest detail that held the greatest intrigue for me.
The third in my series of slideshows looking back on some of the solo travel highlights of 2011.
A slideshow of smiling faces of over fifty people I met as I traveled solo in 2011.
A year end photo slideshow of the many natural wonders I experienced in 2011.
Traveling solo helps me understand the world better – from the trivial to the important. The trivial like why Professor Higgins of Pygmalion was in Covent Garden.
This solo traveler discovers the benefits of WWOOFing in Japan: living with a local family, improving his language skills and tasting the freshest sushi.