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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

Solo Traveler Fave Five for September

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

A Solo Travel First in Tewkesbury

Now this is a first: a solo travel newbie takes her first trip, guided by members of the Solo Travel Society. Read about her adventures in Tewkesbury. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Vintage in Varadero, Cuba

A Solo Travel Society member shared this great photo of a family hanging out with their pristine vintage Plymouth in Varadero, Cuba. Continue reading

Solo not Selfish: “Secure your own oxygen mask first…”

Is solo travel selfish? It's been suggested on occasion so I decided to address it head on - with the help of 16 members of the Solo Travel Society on Facebook. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Niagara-on-the-Lake

Niagara-on-the-Lake is perfect for solo travel newbies and experienced solo travelers who want to relax and take in lots of culture. An excellent destination. Continue reading

Traveling The World in Film – part I

Every year I travel the world through films I see at the Toronto International Film Festival. - then I review the films for you. Here are the first eight from this year's festival. Continue reading

Solo Travel Story from a City Host: Scott
(I am in awe ~ janice)

You never forget your first time. A solo traveler recalls his first trip with wonder and gratitude. 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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