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May’s Fave Five & The Epic Theme for June

Here they are: the five most popular posts on Solo Traveler in May and the theme for June. Yes, it's epic! Continue reading

Spiced Up Jordan

The food. The food of Jordan was wonderful. I only hope that the photos in this post gives you a sense of just how wonderful. Continue reading

Solo in Buenos Aires: The Paris of South America

Buenos Aires is a great place for solo travelers. The most sophisticated city in South America has plenty of culture to absorb. Don't forget your dancing shoes! Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Truth in Advertising in Botswana

After seeing no elephants on a safari in Botswana, this solo traveler encounters one on the road outside Chobe National Park-right beside the advertising billboard! Continue reading

Your View or Your Way of Viewing: which does travel affect more?

""The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” What doyou think about Marcel Proust's statement? Continue reading

Where to Stay in Jordan

From luxury hotels to seaside resorts to nature reserves - I enjoyed a wide, wonderful range of accommodations in Jordan. Continue reading

Protect yourself: travel vaccines

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure... this can be especially true when it comes to travel and illness. Continue reading

Solo Travel in Sydney

This solo traveler fulfilled a long-time wish to visit Australia, and discovered beauty, ghosts and new friends in Sydney. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Perito Moreno Glacier, Argentina

A Solo Travel Society member shares this photo of the imposing beauty of the Perito Moreno glacier in Argentina. Continue reading

Solo Travel Safety: 10 ways to blend in when you can’t.

My white curly hair stands out in a crowd - especially traveling places like South America or the Middle East. Here's how to blend in when you really can't. Continue reading

Meet Mahmoud: my incredible tour guide in Jordan

On my trip to Jordan, I learned the value of an exceptional tour guide. Please meet Mahmoud, learn what makes him exceptional and enjoy some of what I learned from him. Continue reading

Solo Travel in Tokyo

According to this solo traveler, those who think Tokyo is not a good bet for traveling alone have it all wrong. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Deserted Dhanushkodi, India

Destroyed by a cyclone in 1964, Dhanushkodi is now a ghost town. This solo traveler captured the beauty of a deserted building near the former train station. Continue reading

Ten Reasons Students Should Travel Solo

Summer break is the perfect time for students to give solo travel a try. Here are ten reasons why. Continue reading

The Wonderful Children of Jordan

What was the highlight of my trip to Jordan? With so many possibilities it's not what you think. Please meet some of the children of Jordan and enjoy a video of their talents. Continue reading

Solo Travel in Jerusalem: Relearning the Art of Conversation

After many years of traveling with a partner, Matt takes a solo trip to Jerusalem and is reminded of the unique opportunities that solo travel offers. Continue reading

Solo Traveler Fave Five: the top posts in April, the theme for May

So, what did you miss? Here are the five most popular posts on Solo Traveler last month. Check them out to see if you agree. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: A Sacred Lake in Tibet

This solo traveler made the long trek to Lake Mansarovar, Tibet. At over 4,500 m, he captured the beauty of this sacred lake in the evening light. Continue reading

My feet and a Computer. A blog and a book.

Yes, there's a book in the works. The Solo Traveler's Handbook. It's for those who love and those who long to go solo. Please, have a read to learn more. Continue reading

An Introduction to Jordan in Photos

This is the first of my posts from Jordan. It's all photos. The beauty of this country was overwhelming - the history, extraordinary. Please enjoy. 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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