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Pic of the Week: Snoqualmie Falls, Washington, USA

This Solo Travel Society member captured a beautiful rainbow on a sunny day over Snoqualmie Falls near Seattle, Washington. Continue reading

Drive or Fly – no contest

Sometimes the decision as to whether to drive or fly is not about time or money, it's about how you want to spend both. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: San Diego, USA

This Solo Travel Society member recommends San Diego for the beautiful waterfront and beaches, and a seemingly endless variety of attractions and activities. Continue reading

Experience the World Your Way

So excited! This week The Solo Traveler's Handbooks is no longer a stand-alone travel book. It is part of a series. A brand of travel handbooks designed to help you explore the world your way. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Changing Seasons in Washington, DC

Peeking through the autumn leaves, this Solo Travel Society member caught a glimpse of the Washington Monument. Continue reading

The Solo Traveler Reader Survey – Your Opinions are Needed.

I really hope that you will take a few minutes to complete this 9-question reader survey. The goal: to make Solo Traveler a better blog for those who travel alone. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Costa Rica

This solo traveler recommends Costa Rica for the friendly people, beautiful beaches, stunning sunsets - and the crazy crocodile man! Continue reading

Olive Oil Rivers and Almonds in Port

Join me on a discovery of Port in the Douro Valley, Portugal in thirteen photos. Continue reading

We Could Be the Last: a Sci-fi Travel Poem

What if we could no longer travel around the earth but only to the earth. This poem teaches us to drink in what we have more fully. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Guatape, Colombia

The reward for a Solo Travel Society member for trudging up 600 steps to the top of La Piedra is this view of Guatape and surroundings. Continue reading

Pinchos: Perfect for Solo Travelers

How do you buy tapas? How do they charge for them? What's the difference between tapas and pinchos? Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA

Portsmouth is a perfect place for the solo traveler: safe, walkable, and friendly with lots to see, do, eat, and drink. Continue reading

Why Do You Travel?

An unexpected question about why I travel made me pause and consult the Solo Travel Society for their thoughts. Continue reading

Hello from Girona, Spain

Here's the beautiful, secluded bay in Sa Tuna, Costa Brava in May. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Pudong, Shanghai, China

This sparkling shot of the Pudong skyline in Shanghai, China comes to us from a Solo Travel Society member. Continue reading

Surprising Cities: you may not have to look far.

Sometimes the great surprises of life are right under your nose -- or down the highway an hour or so. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Nicaragua

Nicaragua is recommended by this Solo Travel Society member for beautiful scenery, adventure-and improving your Spanish! Continue reading

Single Supplement Waived: Music to the solo travelers ears.

Single Supplement Waived is the key term that solo travelers look for when buying a packaged vacation. Here's how to find them. Continue reading

Single? Travel and Get Lucky: the Sunday travel poem

Single travel is often focused on bringing lonely hearts together. Ah, but there is so much more to be had. This travel poem gives new meaning to the term "getting lucky". Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Seattle, Washington, USA

This photo of the magical Japanese Gardens in Seattle comes to us from a Solo Travel Society member. 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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