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How to Dig for Clams: the Bay of Fundy

A peaceful excursion into a traditional lifestyle on the Bay of Fundy. Great for those who travel alone. Continue reading

June’s Fave Five – July’s theme

Did you miss something good? Surely you didn't read all the posts on Solo Traveler last month. Well, here's your chance to catch up on the ones that were most popular. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Mystery Church with Tulips

This solo traveler has been on so many journeys, and taken so many photos, that he can't remember where this one was taken! Help us identify this mysterious European church. Continue reading

Best Destinations for Solo Travelers

What are the best destinations for solo travelers? I'm asked this all the time. Here's my answer. Continue reading

Epic Trip #4 – Race Across America

So, why epic trips. Why push yourself? What do they mean? Rachelle explores this in Epic Trip #4. Continue reading

The bathroom interview and my digital path to the Smithsonian

It's a bit of a crazy story how I came to be invited to speak at the Smithsonian. I hope you enjoy. Continue reading

Solo Travel to Cancun

This solo traveler discovers that there is much more to Cancun than sunbathing and shopping, and comes away with a fascination with numbers. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Paddling in le Parc

The vibrant colours and serene beauty in this shot, taken by a solo traveler paddling down the river, are the very essence of summer in Canada. Continue reading

Top Things To Do in The Bay of Fundy

I spent last week touring the Bay of Fundy. It's perfect for solo travelers. There is so much to do. Here are the top themes to help you plan your trip. Continue reading

Epic Trip #3 – the Gobi Desert 2011 Expedition

In this Epic Trip story a traveling couple goes separate ways for a bit so that Lauren can travel solo with the amazing Gobi Desert Expedition. Continue reading

You. Alone.

You alone, traveling... it's a powerful experience. It helps you work on higher-order needs as Maslow described them. Continue reading

Solo Travel to Cape Town

Cape Town is a great destination for solo travelers. From the beaches to the mountains, the botanical gardens to the penguins, there is beauty everywhere you turn. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Along the Amalfi Coast, Italy

A Solo Travel Society member sends us this shot looking inward from the road along the Amalfi Coast in Italy. Continue reading

How I Learned to Smoke Sheesha

Going to a men's coffee shop in the Middle East is not recommended for every solo traveler but, under special circumstances, it worked for me. Continue reading

Epic Trip #2: Solo Travelers on the Ultimate Train Challenge

Epic Trip #2 - the Ultimate Train Challenge. This will be amazing to watch. 5 solo travelers. 1 destination. Read the fun. Continue reading

Canadians Go Canuck Crazy – game five.

I was in Vancouver for game five when the city erupted with excitement over a win. I went right through the center and got some great photos. Continue reading

Solo Travel to Vancouver for the Draw Down

A great draw to Vancouver for solo travelers this spring/summer is Vancouver Draw Down 2011. It's a fun, social way of doing art. Have a read. Continue reading

Solo in the City: 7 free things to do in New York City

Interesting, I can find quiet in a big city like New York - or I can be energized. Here's a bit of a meditation plus 7 free things to do in the big Apple. Continue reading

Cruising the Chilean Fjords on Route to Patagonia

How to get to Patagonia the most scenic way possible spending as little as possible - the Navimag ferry. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Rockin’ at Whitstable, England

A Solo Travel Society member discovers a shingle beach in Whitstable, England. Barefoot may not be the way to go here! 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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