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Travel Solo Safely: the Gifts of fear and anger.

Too often we consider fear and anger as negative emotions. Here's a positive spin on them that is important for solo travelers. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Wayanad, Kerala, India

Wayanad District in Kerala, India is recommended by this Solo Travel Society member for its beauty, tranquility, stunning natural surroundings and warm people. Continue reading

The Apollo: I feel good, nananana

The tour at The Apollo Theater is well worth the trek to Harlem. With photos and video, this post gives you a taste of the experience. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Autumn in New England

Enjoy the colors of fall in this serene photo of the changing leaves in Massachusetts, brought to us by a member of the Solo Travel Society. Continue reading

Plan, Pack, Cruise

One trip. Many purposes. Work, play and cruise. Here's how I'm packing. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Seoul, South Korea

On the top of her must-visit list for most of her life, Seoul was everything that this solo traveler had hoped it would be. Continue reading

Win Airfare to ???: The Solo and Spontaneous Contest

Win your airfare for a weekend (or longer) getaway. Solo Traveler has partnered with Skyscanner on this great contest. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Mount Eden, New Zealand

A view of Auckland, New Zealand from atop a dormant volcano, courtesy of a member of the Solo Travel Society. Continue reading

The High Life in Photos – on the High Line in New York City

After years of wanting to go, I finally made it to see the High Line - the park they made from a freight track in New York City. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Budapest, Hungary

This solo traveler felt completely safe and comfortable experiencing the beauty and charm, the food, museums and architecture of Budapest. Continue reading

How to Travel Solo: 50+ Tips

I wrote my 50 tips post when I first started Solo Traveler. It was definitely time to update it. Please leave your tips in the comments. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Promenade in San Sebastian, Spain

The view from the main promenade in San Sebastian, courtesy of a Solo Travel Society member. Continue reading

The Christmas Markets – for me solo is the way to enjoy them.

Preparing to do the Christmas Market of Vienna - solo. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Cartagena, Colombia

Cartagena is the destination recommended by this Solo Travel Society member for the architecture, food, music, friendly people and gorgeous surroundings. Continue reading

Here’s What You Had to Say – the 2012 Reader Survey Results

The results of the 2012 Solo Traveler Reader Survey are in. Your opinions were sometimes surprising and definitely valuable. I'm happy to share them with you and what they'll mean for the next 12 months of Solo Traveler. Continue reading

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

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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