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Pic of the Week: Contemplating Autumn in Oregon

You don't have to travel far from home to see something in an entirely new light. This solo traveler captured a magnificent pic of this tree in his own town. Continue reading

7 Ways to Overcome Solo Travel Objection #6

In an earlier post I identify seven things people don't like about solo travel. This deals with objection #6 in detail. Continue reading

Solo Travel to New Zealand – 10 #Blog4NZ posts

This week, travel bloggers all over the world are collaborating to support New Zealand after the Christchurch earthquake - the message: the country is ready to receive visitors. Because I've not been there myself, I give you 10 of the #Blog4NZ posts I found most interesting. Continue reading

Cracking the Travel Points Code

Are you collecting points but not sure the best way to spend them? This points experts gives us some pointers. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Drying Peppers in Bundang, Korea

After hiking a small mountain in Bundang, Korea, this solo traveler stumbled upon a mass of fresh peppers laid out to dry. Continue reading

Solo Travelers: 10 Reasons to Read The Alchemist

Solo traveler, are you living your dreams? Are you creating your personal legend? Please have a read of this and then read The Alchemist. Continue reading

Solo hiking: A pristine corner of Lake Michigan

Imagine, a 1000 mile solo hike around Lake Michigan. Enjoy Loreen's story and photos. Continue reading

Solo Travel: Budget your trip

Travel dreaming is wonderful. Travel budgeting, not so much. Follow these tips to get the most from your travels without painful bills after the fact. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: High Above Havana

What better way for a solo traveler to take in Havana than from a hotel rooftop? Continue reading

A Gentle Side of Myrtle Beach – Brookgreen Gardens

What to do in Myrtle Beach if you don't golf. Here is one activity that I highly recommend. Continue reading

Recommended: Travel solo for pure, childlike fun.

When was the last time you had fun like a kid. You laughed for pure physical fun not intellectual funny. Please have a read. Continue reading

Money and Travel: when to make and when to break the budget

Money. Here's an interpretation of money that could help you travel more. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Breakfast With A View In Ella


The Serene View from a Guesthouse in Ella


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Solo Traveler Fave Five and the Theme for March

Find out what what you missed last month - the most popular posts on Solo Traveler - and what to look forward to this month. Here's a hint; it's all about money and how to travel more. Continue reading

Recommended: Travel solo to Santiago, Chile

I haven't written "Recommended" destination post for a while but Santiago, Chile has inspired me. Here you go... Continue reading

Slip into the Scene Solo: Bars, restaurants, festivals…

Tired of solo evenings reading or watching TV? Here are some great choices for venturing out and tips on how do so safely. Continue reading

It’s a funny thing… flying.

This is one of those posts that has a little in it for me, a little in it for you and a lot for a good cause. Continue reading

The Romance of the Solo Traveler: thank you Lord Byron?

A puzzle for you to help me solve. I would really like your opinion on this. Where does the romance of the solo traveler originate? Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Morning Sky in Patagonia

This week's pic of the gorgeous morning sky in Patagonia was taken from the interesting perspective of the inside of our solo traveler's tent. Continue reading

Solo Travel In Thailand: Kanchanaburi

Kanchanaburi, Thailand: home of the Bridge Over the River Kwai. Tourists flock to the bridge, but our solo traveler finds other interesting things to do. 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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