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Paris is… in photos and a poem

Paris is iconic. The city of lights has been an inspiration to many including Solo Traveler reader Judy Tate. Here we pair her poem with my photos. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Taking a Break in Norway

One Walrus lifts its head to acknowledge this Solo Travel Society member taking a photo. The others pay no mind. Continue reading

Exploring the Resort Vacation in Cancun

Exploring how to make the most of an all-inclusive vacation in Cancun, both on and off the resort. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

This Solo Travel Society member found Dubai an easy and safe place to travel around, marvelling at human ingenuity. Continue reading

Jostling Through Java by Train

Leaving the busy cities behind and seeing another side of Java by taking the train. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Bitterroot National Forest, USA

A Solo Travel Society member shares this photo from a hike through the Bitterroot National Forest in Montana. Continue reading

From the Frenzy of Jakarta to the Calm of Bogor’s Botanical Gardens – in Photos

The beauty and the bustle of Jakarta and Bogor: photos from Janice's first two days in Indonesia. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Negril, Jamaica

For a relaxing time in Jamaica, with pink sunsets, reggae, and delicious jerk, this Solo Travel Society member suggests staying on the beach in Negril. Continue reading

A Taste of Hershey Harrisburg

Getting a taste of Hershey Harrisburg through the wine, beer, and food made by passionate locals. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Blue Mountains, Australia

A solo traveler pauses to admire Australia's Blue Mountains. Continue reading

Solo Travel to Creative Destinations: 10 tips to go creative!

Creative travel is a new and growing form of travel. It focuses on local arts as an entrance into a culture. This guest post gives you 10 tips on how to travel more creatively. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An is the place to be for this Solo Travel Society member: delicious Banh Mi, cycling through the countryside, and monthly full moon parties. Continue reading

Solo Travel Safety: who to trust

Meeting and spending time with locals and other travelers is one of the great things about solo travel. However, to do so you must first decide whether to trust the person. Here are a few ideas on how to make that decision. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Easter Island, Chile

The maoi of the isolated Easter Island were a sight to behold for this Solo Travel Society member. Continue reading

Transported to India

From the beauty of the Ganges to the bustle of Delhi to the wonder of cows in the streets, please enjoy this photographic escape to India. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town has it all, according to this Solo Travel Society member, and she predicts you will fall in love with the beaches, the mountains, the wine... Continue reading

How to Avoid the Single Supplement and a Great Deal for Canadians

Accommodation is the prime culprit in the single supplement. Here's how to get around it and a great deal. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Venice, Italy

A Solo Travel Society member shares a photo of her first glimpse of a gondolier in Venice. Continue reading

Solo Travel & Education – lots of tips and where I’m teaching this summer.

Travel and learning. Travel and education. This post is packed with opportunities and how-to advice. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Lalibela, Ethiopia

This Solo Travel Society member describes her visit to Lalibela as "a walk into history." 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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