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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

Bare Minimum Cooking

Cooking and traveling can go together. Kind-of. These creative cooking suggestions help the solo traveler enjoy a meal while on the road. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Guatemala City, Guatemala

Sometimes something as simple as stopping to ask for directions can turn into a special moment, as this solo traveler discovered in Guatemala. Continue reading

Liverpool Museum: slavery then and now!

Traveling to Liverpool and visiting the museum took me to three continents and four centuries. That's the wonder of travel. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Mani Peninsula, Greece

The Mani Peninsula in Peloponnese, Greece is recommended by this solo traveler as a friendly, safe destination with fascinating architecture and caves. Continue reading

Grenada: My Top 4 Taste Experiences

Grenada, the Isle of Spice, presents many interesting taste experiences for the solo traveler, from fancy cocktails to tasty seafood to homey chocolate cake. Continue reading

Bare Minimum Packing

Packing lists are the key to packing light. Most people have trouble with this but, in my opinion, it's an important skill for the solo traveler. Here's how to do it. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Jerash, Jordan

This photo places the ancient Corinthian columns of Jerash against the clear blue sky of Jordan. Continue reading

10,000 Hours to The Beatle’s Story

Visiting The Beatles Story museum in Liverpool was a romp through a magical mystery tour. Reflecting on it brought Malcom Gladwell's book on outliers in greater focus. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Morocco

From camel treks to an argan oil collective to sea kayaking to camping out in the Sahara, this solo traveler recommends touring Morocco. Continue reading

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and Safety Principle #5

A solo travel safety tidbit is what remains with me a week after seeing The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Continue reading

The December 2011 Fave Five

So? What did you miss? Here are the five most popular posts on Solo Traveller in December - yes, with British spelling in honour of the #1 post last month. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Stonehenge, England, UK

It's not always easy to include yourself in travel photos. This solo traveler took a mascot to Stonehenge to show that she was there. Continue reading

Victorian Graffiti at Edinburgh Castle

Of all my travels in 2011, here is the smallest detail that held the greatest intrigue for me. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Singapore

Singapore is recommended by this Solo Travel Society member because of the efficient public transport, delicious food, great shopping and friendly people. Continue reading

Three Solo Travelers & John Lennon

Imagine the world if... That's what John Lennon dreamed about. And then three travelers riffed on his dream... Continue reading

Highlights of 2011 – The Man-made Wonders Slideshow

The third in my series of slideshows looking back on some of the solo travel highlights of 2011. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Cebu, Philippines

This solo travel society member creatively inserts something of herself into her photo of Kawasan Falls in the Philippines. Continue reading

“You Have a Friend in Me” Slideshow

A slideshow of smiling faces of over fifty people I met as I traveled solo in 2011. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Dahab, Egypt

Dahab is highly recommended by a Solo Travel Society member as a safe, beautiful, relaxing beach town on the Red Sea, popular with divers. 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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