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The Solo Travel Fave Five from October

This is it. Your look back at the most popular posts on Solo Traveler last month. Check it out to see if there are any you missed. Continue reading

Be a City-Savvy Solo Traveler – Story & Tips

Solo travel plus the unknown can result in anxiety. Check out these tips to help even novice travelers from small towns become city-savvy. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

A Solo Travel Society member sends us this colorful photo of an 18th century bridge crossing the river Neretva in Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Continue reading

Is Mexico safe? Five Tips for Choosing a Safe Destination

Is it safe? Is it safe to travel solo? Here's my report from Mexico and how I determine the safety of a destination about which I have concerns. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Patagonia

A Solo Travel Society member from Brazil brings us this profile of Patagonia, recommending it as a great option for solo travelers. Continue reading

The Lovers and the Dinosaur

From dinosaurs to lovers, the Hopewell Rocks on the Bay of Fundy has it all. Continue reading

In the Early Morning Light – San Cristobal in Photos

Early morning photos with long, deep shadows of the beautiful colonial town of San Cristobal, Mexico. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Sunset in Kochi, India

This moody sunset shot from Kochi, Kerala was taken by a Solo Travel Society member just before the monsoon rains descended. Continue reading

Travel and Travail

Travel. Hard work? Really? Why even bring this up? Well, there's a very good reason. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Prague, Czech Republic

Prague is a great option for solo travelers, offering a wealth of art, culture, history and beauty. Continue reading

Solo Travel by Train – 10 tips

Solo travel by train is great - so says me and many members of the Solo Travel Society on Facebook. Here, for you, are train travel tips and inspiration. Continue reading

Hostel Stories – the good, the bad and the ugly.

Hostels are great for solo travelers. I love hostels but there are some that are actually horrible. Here are some stories - the good, the bad and the ugly. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Glacier National Park, Montana

On a road trip through Western United States National Parks, this solo traveler took a gorgeous shot of Glacier National Park in Montana. Continue reading

Hiking: Canada, Chile, Austria and the UK

Hiking varies so much around the world. Here's a comparison with lots of beautiful photos. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Lake Powell in Page, Arizona, United States

A Solo Travel Society member recommends the beautiful Lake Powell in Page, Arizona as a great destination for solo travelers. Continue reading

Solo with So Many – giving thanks

Pondering about the meaning of traveling solo while preparing my Thanksgiving Turkey. Continue reading

Solo Travel Story From A City Host: Carrie

After a rocky start, this writer acquires a pink bicycle, conquers her fears, has some fun...and a solo traveler is born! Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Sagada, Philippines

This stunning photo of the landscape of Sagada, Phillipines, in all its many shades of green, was provided by a member of the Solo Travel Society. Continue reading

The Needy Solo Traveler – knowing when to travel solo.

Meeting a very needy solo traveler got me thinking, are there times when it's not a good idea to travel solo? Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada

Small cities are interesting options to large cities or small towns. They have theater, quality restaurants and night life yet they are relaxed. Saint John is a case in point. 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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