I really like and use all the items below. As you know, I'm all about packing light so I don't have a long gear list. I consider every one of these products worth its weight to carry. I hope this page is of help.
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The 2nd edition of The Solo Traveler’s Handbook offers more stories and tips on solo travel fun and safety. Part how-to manual and part travel literature, it will help you venture out with confidence to discover yourself as you discover the world!
In the seven-plus years since I started this blog, I’ve published more than 1,000 articles on solo travel. While it’s a wonderful resource and forges a sense of community amongst solo travelers, it is sometimes difficult for readers to find the information they’re looking for. This is the why I wrote The Solo Traveler’s Handbook. You’ll find all the basic information you need to travel solo in one place. Read the reviews.
**Available in paperback $16.99 and most e-readers for $9.99**
The Cruise Traveler's Handbook will protect you from the many common mistakes made when purchasing a cruise, keep your costs under control and help you get the most of your time on board and on shore.
The Career Break Traveler’s Handbook is your indispensable tool for dreaming, planning, and finally taking your trip of a lifetime. Filled with tips, stories, and photos from around the world, the Career Break Traveler’s Handbook will both excite you and prepare you.
The Family Traveler's Handbook will help all parents, single and otherwise, get the most out travel with their children. It takes on the tough kid issues and will help you ensure that you enjoy the trip too.
The Food Traveler’s Handbook shows you how to use food as a focus to discover the world. You'll learn how to eat safely in developing countries, source cheap, delicious streetside meals and discover how use food to connect with a local culture.
The Adventure Traveler's Handbook will guide you to exciting new ways to take on the world and help you do so safely. It offers a mixture of on-the-ground tips and inspirational stories for both new and experienced outdoor explorers.
The Volunteer Traveler’s Handbook guides shows you how to find, vet, and choose your ideal volunteer experience. It offers practical advice, first-person narratives from many volunteers, beautiful photography, and expert interviews.
The Creative Traveler's Handbook The Creative Traveler's Handbook provides the first-ever travel guide on creative travel worldwide. Chock full of inspirational stories, travel tips and advice, it offers everything you need for planning and managing your next creative escape.
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