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Pic of the Week: Reykjavik, Iceland

This stunning view of mountains, water and city in Reykjavik, Iceland is brought to us by a Solo Travel Society member. Continue reading

Russia Through the Back Door – Really!

Getting inside the local culture is one of the great joys of travel. Here's one way that works. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Barbados

Solo travelers can enjoy swimming with turtles, relaxing on the beach, surfing or fine dining on the friendly island of Barbados. Continue reading

Five New Tips for Solo Travel

New trips result in new tips. Here are five suggestions for your solo travels. Continue reading

Punk Poem on Travel… Majorca by John Cooper Clarke

Poetry has been punked. It's been slammed. It's been turned into performance art. Here's a wonderful example AND it's about travel. Continue reading

Soft Landings in Russia: day tours make challenging cities easy.

It was with a little trepidation that I went to Russia but taking these great day tours in each city made it easy. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Montezuma, Costa Rica

The pup was down for the count in this photo taken by a Solo Travel Society member near Montezuma, Costa Rica. Continue reading

The Dali Triangle: a most perfect storm

The incomparable Dali - three locations of his art offer three different perspectives on the man and his work. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago

Check out this recommendation from a Solo Travel Society member for Port of Spain-food, fun, beaches and music. Continue reading

The Moscow Metro and Beautiful Propaganda

There's beauty in this propaganda -- photos of the Moscow Metro. Continue reading

A poem for Travelers… Simon Constam

Traveling is hard work. Since it's also optional, it needs meaning. But what? This is what today's travel poem is about. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Assisi, Italy

In this striking photo, a solitary nun walks in Assisi, after leaving St. Francis Basilica. Continue reading

Costa Brava: culture, excitement and a place to breathe

Here's what I told the Costa Brava media about my trip there - plus lots of photos! Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Anglesey, Wales

Ancient castles, seaside villages, beautiful views and stunning sunsets are just some of the reasons that Anglesey, Wales is recommended by this Solo Travel Society member. Continue reading

My Dinner with Strambotism

An artist's studio is a most inspiring (and educational) place to dine. Continue reading

The Road Not Taken… Robert Frost

The choices we make in travel and life can make all the difference. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Sunset in Brunei

Few things are more peaceful and relaxing than a gorgeous sunset. This photo taken in Brunei by a Solo Travel Society member is no exception. Continue reading

Your Voice as Weapon

Practice using your voice so that it is ready if you need it. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Seville, Spain

Seville, Spain comes highly recommended as a beautiful, easily navigable destination for solo travelers, chock full of lively tapas bars. Continue reading

Low to the Ground in Italy

Joining a local community celebration that has gone on for centuries, I felt really connected to Italy. 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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