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Pic of the Week: Happy to Be at the Taj Mahal

This solo traveler was clearly pleased to visit India's Taj Mahal! Continue reading

Solo Traveler on Winter Retreat and an Invitation for You

My winter retreat in Northern Ontario was an adult pleasure that included child-like fun. Have a read. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Crete, Greece

The Greek Island of Crete comes highly recommended by two Solo Travel Society members for the food, history, culture and friendliness. Continue reading

Small Town – Big Taste

On a journey to a small town to teach I get schooled in root vegetables. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Sunset in Gili Trawangan, Indonesia

Check out the gorgeous colors in this sunset shot off Gili Trawangan, Indonesia. Better yet, it was this traveler's first solo trip! Continue reading

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

Solo Travel Destination: Dumaguete City, The Philippines

The City of Dumaguete in the Philippines comes highly recommended by this solo traveler for great food, scenery, hiking and diving. Continue reading

You Need You as Your Best Friend

There are many reasons to travel solo. One is to grow into your own best friend. 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

Am I the Pollyanna of Solo Travel?

There has been a frenzy of writing about the safety of solo travel this week. Some pro. Some con. Here's my point of view. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: A Long Walk in Ireland

This solo traveler practically jumps out of this shot during a walk along the northern coast of Ireland. Continue reading

Travel App Review: give it a shake.

Travel apps have become ubiquitous. Here's a travel app review for your trip preparation stage. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana is a great place for solo travelers, with museums, bars, cafes, good transit, friendly people, a large park...and dragons! 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

Pic of the Week: Liberty Bridge, Budapest

Enjoy this photo of Budapest's Liberty Bridge at sunset, courtesy of a Solo Travel Society member. 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

Solo Travel Destination: Hong Kong

A Solo Travel Society member recommends Hong Kong as a great destination with excellent public transportation, lots of green space, shopping and nightlife. 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

Pic of the Week: Penguins in the Falkland Islands

This photo of penguins hanging out at the beach in the Falkland Islands comes to us courtesy of a Solo Travel Society member. Continue reading

10 reasons – 10 photos. River cruises are great for solo travelers.

So, bottom line, is a river cruise great for solo travelers? Yes, depending what you're looking for. Here are 10 reasons they are that should help you decide if one is for you. 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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