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Women Traveling Alone Part II – great destinations

What are the best destinations for women traveling alone? Here are my top five plus other recommendations gathered by crowdsourcing on Twitter. Continue reading

The Greatest Holiday in the World

This is a quick post / announcement especially for my European readers. Radisson Blu is having an amazing contest. The Grand Prize is 365 nights worth of hotel stays at over 200 Radisson Blu hotels. And, you can use them anytime over a 5 year period. Continue reading

Solo Travel: Island Holidays to Dream on

Some of the more extraordinary, isolated and fascinating island holidays - ones that make it on my destination list. Continue reading

Solo Travel Danger Part III – Recognizing Danger

Part I of this series was on the kindness of strangers. Part II was on dangerous strangers. Here is a post on how to recognize danger -- how to tell the good guys from the bad guys. Continue reading

Men Traveling Alone: 10 tips

This post is a promise fulfilled. Collaborating with an experienced male solo traveler we came up with 10 tips specifically for men traveling alone. Continue reading

Treat Yourself to a Chef’s Table

Joining a Chef's Table when traveling solo serves up great company as well as an extraordinary meal with wine pairings. Here's the menu I enjoyed. Continue reading

Solo Travel Tips & Teases from “Travelers Night In”

What fun. Last Thursday there was a 90 minute, fast paced discussion about solo travel. Here I've shared the best/more unusual tips as well as a few teases that flew through the twitterverse. Continue reading

Solo Travel Danger Part II: Caught in a Con Game

This is the story that I have been sitting on for a year. I alluded to it in the podcast interview I did. Now you have it. It is a story of naivety, danger and extremely good luck. Please have a read and share it. Frightening films like "Taken" are based in truth. Continue reading

Women Traveling Alone Part I – 10 tips

Why did I let my hair go gray? Travel. Why do I carry the purse I do? Scooter bandits. This post offers 10 tips especially for women traveling alone and a bit on how I came by them in my travels. Continue reading

Canada to Spain and Back Again – In a Glass of Wine

Our senses can transport us through time and space. Two years ago, Tracey traveled to Spain where she discovered a wonderful celebratory wine. Last week, she was transported back there when that same wine was handed to her at a garden party in Canada. Continue reading

Two Passions: Solo Travel and Cycling

I have a crummy old bicycle. One that I retrieved out of the back of my shed after my good bike was stolen. But I love my bike. I love it as transportation in Toronto and I love it for exploring as I travel solo. Continue reading

Solo Travel: Stranger Danger Part I

This post kicks off a 3 part series (3 Saturdays in a row) about strangers, danger and solo travel. But, let's begin on a positive note. This time I offer you 5 wonderful stories about the kindness of strangers. Continue reading

How to Travel Alone Without Being Lonely:
10 tips & 5 posts

After safety, the number one concern of solo travelers is feeling lonely. I've addressed this issue in many ways. This post pulls all those ways together in one place. Please share this resource with friends so that everyone can enjoy solo travel. Continue reading

Solo Traveler: Top five posts in May

As always, here's your round-up of the most popular posts on Solo Traveler last month. Have a look and catch up on your readin Continue reading

Solo Travel Road Trip with Audio Books

Audio books are great entertainment for the solo traveler. Have a read of what I listened to and leave a comment. This is June's PRIZE POST on Solo Traveler. Continue reading

Podcast: Janice talks about Solo Travel

This post is a podcast. It's me answering questions about solo travel. It was a lot of fun doing. I hope that you find it valuable and inspiring. Continue reading

Travel Solo and Savor the Taste

Truly great cheese is a result of art and science working together in harmony. I had the pleasure of seeing how it's done at Fifth Town Artisan Cheese. A wonderful day for a solo traveler and an amazing discovery - some cheeses really must be savored solo. Continue reading

Traveling Alone? Not for long in Ibiza

Ibiza is the party capital of the world. Guest writer, Anton, has been going for 15 years. Get the best out of this island, even the quiet side of it, with Anton's information. Continue reading

Before & After: Solo travel can change everything.

Leyla took off for a six month trip that turned into 3 years. It changed her in the most positive ways. Have a read. Continue reading

Solo Travel: 17 signs you’ve had too much ‘alone’ time ;-).

Afraid of going a little nutty traveling alone? Don't fret. Here are the warning signs of too much solo in your travels -- and the antidotes. Have a fun read. 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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