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The Harley Haggerty Technique for Meeting People

Meeting interesting locals is high on my list of things to do when I travel. Here's one technique that has been great fun. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: For International Women’s Day

This photo, of women hard at work in Pushkar, India, marks International Women's Day on Solo Traveler. Continue reading

Solo, And Not Solo, In a Restaurant

Like speaking in public, eating in public - alone - puts fear into people. Here's how to avoid the dreaded solo dining experience. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik, Iceland comes highly recommended by this Solo Travel Society member for its friendly people, thermal pools, beautiful landscapes and the most delicious hot dogs. Continue reading

Yogi Yum Yums

Sometimes traveling is all about you. Sometimes it's about learning how to help others. Continue reading

Jet Lag – worst case ever

There's jet lag and then there's jet lag!!! Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Western Desert, Egypt

A Solo Travel Society member submitted this photo of a camel resting in the Western Desert near the Farafra Oasis in Egypt. Continue reading

The Taj Mahal – it’s real.

The Taj Mahal - it is real and I have my own photos to prove it. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh, Scotland gets a thumbs-up from this Solo Travel Society member for its castle, pubs, street performers, shopping...and the penguin parade! Continue reading

Elephant Chase in India – photos and video

Yes, I screamed like a little girl when the elephant started chasing our jeep. Continue reading

“So, like, you’ve had botox, right?”

Connecting with travelers of different generations is more about attitude than practical tips. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Batad Village, Philippines

This Solo Travel Society member went off the beaten track to visit Batad Village in Mountain Province in the Philippines. Continue reading

Enchanté Baabush – Enchanted in India

India, where people appreciate and pursue education - even with travelers like me. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Bergamo, Italy

A Solo Travel Society member recommends Bergamo, Italy as a safe, beautiful destination with amazing food and art and many scenic walks. Continue reading

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

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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