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The Gift of Travel… and 12 More

I have four Meaghan Smith "It Snowed" CDs and her signed lithograph to give away.… Continue reading

Solo Travel Options: WWOOFing in Japan

This solo traveler discovers the benefits of WWOOFing in Japan: living with a local family, improving his language skills and tasting the freshest sushi. Continue reading

Featured Destination: Jordan

Solo Traveler is pleased to highlight Jordan as a feature destination for the coming month. On this post you'll find links to all the posts I've written about the fabulous time I had in Jordan. Continue reading

Marylebone, London & Christmas Magic on Oxford Street

Arriving late in the evening and leaving early the next morning, I was left with only one thing to do... take in the lights and magic of Oxford Street at Christmas. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Aruba

A Solo Travel Society member recommends Aruba as an interesting, relaxing and beautiful destination for solo travelers. Continue reading

Age Brilliantly: never mind the gap

Age is a curious thing. It's relative. It's determined by you, how you live, what you do, how you think. Traveling solo is great for aging brilliantly. Continue reading

Your Passport in Your Knickers – or – How to Beat a Scooter Bandit

I wouldn't necessarily keep my passport in my knickers but, since the scooter bandit episode, I have been more careful about safe travel. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Ancona, Italy

A Solo Travel Society member stumbled across this very colorful scene while strolling around Ancona, Italy. Continue reading

When Fashion Designers Create a Hotel

Luxury is redefined at every hotel. At the Hotel Missoni, it has a personality all of its own. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Santiago, Chile

This time the destination is Santiago, Chile. Learn what the capital of Chile has to offer solo travelers. Continue reading

Finding Local Stories: Edinburgh, Scotland

Storytelling reflects the essence of place. In Edinburgh, I found the stories and the storytellers making for a not so solo evening for this solo traveler. Continue reading

This is Sweet – the Cotton Candy Martini

How about something new to add to your drink repertoire - the cotton candy martini. Good for every solo travelers bad of tricks. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Ephesus, Turkey

A Solo Travel Society member sends us this photo of the Library of Celsus in the ancient city of Ephesus, Turkey. Continue reading

The Privilege of a Passport

Taking pause from the solo travel schtick to focus on the privileges I enjoy and how I might contribute better to others. Please have a read. It offers a chance to win The Solo Traveler's Handbook and a Kindle Fire to read it on. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Ottawa, Canada

A Solo Travel Society member recommends the Canadian capital of Ottawa as a fascinating destination for solo travelers. Continue reading

Solo at Sea: cruises are not all romance

Having spent her honeymoon on a cruise, this traveler decides to try going it alone on a ship, and discovers that cruises are ideal for solo travelers. Continue reading

The Tricks of a Solo Photographer: taking a great selfie.

I takes time to learn how to take your own photo. There are a few tricks to taking a self-portrait. Here, for solo travelers, is what I have learned. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Pico de Orizaba, Mexico

Amazingly, this beautifully blue shot of Pico de Orizaba was taken through an airplane window, en route to Mexico City. Continue reading

The Walking Culture of Anglesey, Wales

Solo Travel lends itself to the joys of walking. Breathe in the beauty of Anglesey, Wales as I explore the nature and purpose of walking. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Barcelona

Sidling up to the bar for tapas or strolling along Las Ramblas, Barcelona is a fine destination for solo travelers. Continue reading

About Janice Waugh and Tracey Nesbitt

I'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 Nesbitt I’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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