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Solo Travel Story from a City Host: Diana

Solo Traveler Inner Circle member Diana tells us about her very first solo trip, including tears, hugs and a new travel friend. Continue reading

I’ve Been Rehearsing for this Role my Entire Life

People assume that I'm an extrovert. I'm not. Here's how I grew into the role of a solo traveler. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: All Smiles in Angkor, Cambodia

After buying a bottle of water in front of Angkor Wat in Cambodia, our solo traveler captured the huge smile of the young vendor. Continue reading

A Virtual Car Rally to Prizes

Going to Europe or the UK? Based there and want a holiday? Park Inn by Radisson has a contest that could get you hotel nights and more. (Sponsored post) Continue reading

Travel Alone and Find THE Place to Eat – The Saint John City Market

Traveling alone, where I eat is not always about the food - it's also about the place and what it has to offer. Here's how I find THE place to eat. Continue reading

Solo Travel and the Amazing Amazon Blitz

Participate in the amazing Amazon Blitz - an event to help highlight solo travel and (shamelessly promotion) encourage sales of The Solo Traveler's Handbook. Continue reading

Shopping in Jordan: Souvenirs & My Wish List

Here are my two favorite items I bought in Jordan... and two things that got away. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: City Within A City in Valencia

Check out this colourful pic of the "city within a city" in Valencia: the Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias. Continue reading

Solo Travel Mistakes to Avoid

From a safety perspective, these 6 travel mistakes to avoid will help you in your travels. Continue reading

Solo Travelers Enjoy the Kindness of Strangers

Here are 7 stories about solo travelers receiving kindness from strangers. They are great stories. Have a read. Continue reading

Riding the Bay of Fundy Tidal Bore

Riding the Tidal Bore is a bit like white water rafting - except that it's not. Have a read. :) Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Solo on the Yamuna River

This Solo Travel Society member was grateful to strangers for taking his photo as he floated behind the Taj Mahal in Agra, India. Continue reading

Walking Through Petra Jordan in Photos

Join me on a walk through the amazing Petra in 16 pictures. Continue reading

Solo Travel FAQ

Have you wondered about these questions on solo travel? Continue reading

Hey Travel Industry: We’re Over Here!

This week, a polemic on why WE, as solo travelers, are important. Please pass it on. Continue reading

Travel Alone and Save Money: The Solo Travel Society Makes Recommendations

Here I called upon the ingenuity of the Solo Travel Society for ideas on how to save money while traveling solo - and then added a few of my own tips. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Reflection in Florence, Italy

Our solo traveler looked up from her writing and encountered this stunning view of a palace and its mirror image in Florence's Arno River. Continue reading

Travel Solo To Hawaii – FREE: A Contest from SoloMate

Learn how you could win a trip to Hawaii with SoloMate Continue reading

July’s Fave Five

What did you miss on Solo Traveler last month. Here's the short list of themost popular posts that you'll want to check out. Continue reading

An Inner Circle for Solo Traveler

Last week I asked "what can I do for you?". This week I share the response and an idea that came from it. 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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