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Everything Fantastical Bombastical

Ah, the wonderful character's I've met traveling solo. The lesson from Mr. Bombastic: appreciate your average day. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Convent Hotel in Venice

A room with a view in a convent hotel in Venice that is lovely to look at from the outside as well. Continue reading

“Baby Please Don’t Go”: how to tell your partner you want to travel solo.

People who see the real benefits of solo travel may be with someone who doesn't. Here are 9 tips on negotiating solo travel with your partner Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Florence, Italy

Florence is recommended by this Solo Travel Society member for its gorgeous architecture, art and scenery-and, of course, the delicious gelato! Continue reading

Chatting About Solo Travel on the Amateur Traveler Podcast

Talking solo travel... the recording of my interview with the Amateur Traveler. Continue reading

What If This Road – the Sunday Travel Poem by Sheenagh Pugh

I'm not sure if I agree fully with Sheenagh Pugh. Is it the road that presents surprises or the way in which we approach life? Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Antigua, Guatemala

A woman just happened to walk by as this street scene in Antigua was being photographed by a Solo Travel Society member. Talk about timing! Continue reading

Dining Solo: A Confession and a Discovery

Dining alone can be a bit intimidating for some solo travelers. But if you push yourself, there is much to enjoy! Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Cabo San Lucas comes highly recommended by this Solo Travel Society member for the leisurely pace, beautiful scenery, and friendly people. Continue reading

Welcome Home Mom

Putting life and travel in perspective. Continue reading

The World Won’t Miss You for a While – a Sunday Travel Poem by Kathryn Simmonds

Take a moment for yourself. The world will keep on spinning. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Living Root Bridge, Nongriat, India

This shot of an incredible living root bridge in Nongriat, India was taken by a Solo Travel Society member as he crossed over it. Continue reading

One-Day Tour of Edinburgh

Short on time and money? This one day tour of Edinburgh does the city justice. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Amalfi Coast, Italy

From the Island of Capri to the steep cliffs of Amalfi to the ruins of Pompeii, the Amalfi Coast comes highly recommended by this Solo Travel Society member. Continue reading

How to Find Classes when Traveling Solo – 10 tips

Educational travel - taking classes and course while you travel - is great for solo travelers. Here's how to find them. Continue reading

Travel and Intelligence – not quite a Sunday Travel Poem

Travel infuses us with new intelligence. How's that for a premise - as a rationale for our need to travel. Well, poetry and science say it's true. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: The Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland

A Solo Travel Society member brings us this shot of The Giant's Causeway in Northern Ireland, originally formed by a volcanic eruption. Continue reading

Lonely? Travel as problem and solution.

Who has not experienced loneliness? At home. Traveling. It can happen anywhere. It's a matter of what you do with it. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Puerto Galera, Philippines

For a snorkelling, diving, beautiful scenery and videoke, this Solo Travel Society member recommends friendly Sabang Beach in Puerto Galera, Philippines. Continue reading

Wishes and Regrets

Sometimes it's the things that you just stumble upon that are the most memorable parts of solo travel. 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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