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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

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

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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