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Pic of the Week: Taipei, Taiwan

The beautiful Wulai Waterfalls in Taipei, submitted by a member of the Solo Travel Society. Continue reading

Paying Forward a Kindness on the Road

Sometimes the opportunity is perfect. Memories flood in. Kindness drives you forward. And the result is new friends. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Munich, Germany

Great public transportation, beautiful castles, enchanting gardens, open-air markets - this is what our Solo Travel Society member loved about Munich. Continue reading

Where to Drink Wine in Toronto

Wine is inherently social, so wine bars are a great place for solo travelers. Here are some fantastic options in Toronto. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Oysterville, Washington

A Solo Travel Society member shares this moody photo of Oysterville in Washington State. Continue reading

Walking Into the Past… present and future.

A worthwhile stop between Phoenix and Sedona, Arcosanti is truly one of the more unusual communities I've ever visited. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

Tea plantations, butterfly farms, stunning scenery and delicious cuisine: Cameron Highlands comes highly recommended by this solo traveler. Continue reading

Sitting Still in St. George’s

Sometimes you seek out interesting experiences when you travel solo - and sometimes, they come to you. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Salzburg, Austria

Mirabell Gardens with Salzburg Fortress in the background, courtesy of a Solo Travel Society member. Continue reading

Arizona Road Trip: first feelings, findings and photos.

My first few days of my Arizona - Colorado road trip have been absolutely fantastic. Here's a taste of what I've lived and what's in store. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Luang Prabang, Laos

A solo traveler recommends the Buddhist temples, the kind people, the historic sites and the delicious food of Luang Prabang. Continue reading

Travel Technology: keep your photos and files safe in the cloud.

Accessing files when on the road. Backing up photos so that even if all your technology fails you haven't lost your precious photos. This is what this post is about. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Moongate in St. George’s

Legend has it that kissing under one of the many moongates in Bermuda will ensure a happy future. Continue reading

China Beyond the Wall and Behind the Walls of Locals.

China - in the homes of locals, joining an English class at a rural school, line-dancing in the evening... this is, for me, what travel is all about. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: South Africa

This Solo Travel Society member recounts her once in a lifetime experiences in South Africa-and can't wait to go back! Continue reading

Is it Weird to Travel Alone? The manifesto returns.

First published in 2009, it seems the manifesto is still needed to respond to the query, "is it weird to travel alone?". Here it is again. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Kala Patthar, Nepal

A glorious photo of a Solo Travel Society member at the summit of Kala Patthar in Nepal. Continue reading

China – Three highlights and twelve photos

Seeing some of the highlights of China is a highlight of my life. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Bermuda

Bermuda is a visually stunning, safe and relaxing destination for solo travelers. Continue reading

Bare Minimum Packing – Gear!

Travel gear. It can be fun. But it can also weigh you down. Here are travel gear recommendations from your fellow solo travelers. Continue reading

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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