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The 150 Rupee Smile

Haggling is a way of life in India but sometimes... Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Somerton Park, South Australia

This photo of a sculpture in Somerton Park, South Australia was contributed by a member of the Solo Travel Society. Continue reading

The Doorbell and a Case for Slow Travel

The longer you stay in one place, the more you will see, hear, understand -- as with the doorbell in Amedgahr. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Playa Ocotal, Costa Rica

This solo traveler instantly fell in love with the people, the food and the landscape of Costa Rica-and now goes back every month! Continue reading

Partying Indian Style

Within 6 hours of landing in Delhi, I landed in the middle of an Indian pre-Wedding party. Amazing! Continue reading

Save on Travel to Warmer Climes

Though I usually travel independently, an all-inclusive has been my choice on a number of… Continue reading

Pic of the Week: St. George’s, Grenada

This Solo Travel Society member offers us a stunning view of St. George's, Grenada from atop Fort Frederick. Continue reading

A Lesson in India

India is renowned for teaching travelers lessons. I learned my first within a couple of days of arrival. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: China

An enthusiastic recommendation from a Solo Travel Society member: China as a fascinating solo travel destination. Continue reading

Solo Travel to India: my rough itinerary

Four weeks in India. Such a large country. So little time. Here's how I plan to spend it. Continue reading

The Theme of the Day

A thought from the yogi at my 6am yoga practice in Rishikesh, India. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Alberobello, Puglia, Italy

A Solo Travel Society member shares a photo of the trulli, unique limestone dwellings in Alberobello, Italy. Continue reading

River Cruising for Solo Travelers

For solo travelers, river cruising can be full-on group travel or provide a social, moving home base for you to explore multiple locations independently. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Japan

A Solo Travel Society member recommends Japan as a safe and exciting destination for a first solo journey. Continue reading

Of Passports and Tap Shoes

Let your heart beat loudly. Live life large. Lessons from people who defy time and expectations. Continue reading

My A-Z of Travel

26 questions about my personal travels. 26 answers with a few photos. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Lake Chapala, Mexico

A Solo Travel Society member brings us this shot of Lake Chapala, taken from the hills above Aijijic, near Guadalajara, Mexico. Continue reading

Trip Planning: tapping into the Diaspora

Tapping the local community who are from your destination country is an incredible way to research a trip. Here's how I do it. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Machu Picchu, Peru

This Solo Travel Society member fulfilled a longstanding travel dream, quitting her job and traveling to Peru to take in the breathtaking Machu Picchu. Continue reading

Travel Clinic Cool

Finally, my travels are exotic enough to warrant a trip to the travel clinic. Here's how it works, what it costs and what else you need with you for a healthy trip. 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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