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Pic of the Week: Nesting in Stanley Park

This Solo Travel Society member spied some herons nesting in a tree in Vancouver's Stanley Park. Continue reading

London and Paris – what I spent in 14 days

A reader wrote in asking how much I actually spent on my trip to London and Paris. So here you have them. My actual costs. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Galapagos Islands

The natural beauty of the Galapagos Islands, and especially the wildlife, wowed this Solo Travel Society member. Continue reading

On Seeing History as You Travel

There's missing history. Reconstructed history. And repositioned history. When traveling, it's important to maintain a degree of uncertainty. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Ha Long Bay, Vietnam

Solo travelers can't get enough of the sunset shots! Enjoy this one over Ha Long Bay, Vietnam. Continue reading

Is it safe to travel alone?

While there are no guarantees - I can't guarantee your safety as you travel solo - I can provide advice that will help keep you safe. This post leads you to nine others on solo travel safety. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: San Francisco, United States

San Francisco comes highly recommended as a beautiful, busy, and diverse destination for solo travelers, with a great mix of city and nature. Continue reading

One Day in Florence: an itinerary in photos.

One day. Just one day for this fabulous city. What to do? Here's a itinerary. Continue reading

Book Review: The Art of Travel

Join the Solo Traveler Book Club as we discuss the good and bad of how we experience travel in the 21st century. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Flamenco Beach, Isla Culebra

A Solo Travel Society member shares a photo of a secluded part of Flamenco Beach on Isla Culebra, Puerto Rico. Continue reading

Bike tours for Solo Travelers: 5 reasons, 5 tips, 5 things not to worry about.

Cycling is a great way to see, hear and smell a place. Here's what you need to know about bike tours for solo travelers. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Aran Islands, Ireland

A Solo Travel Society member finds the Aran Islands to be a peaceful, friendly, beautiful getaway from mainland Ireland. Continue reading

Password Security AND Convenience – as you travel.

Protecting your privacy while having easy access to your online information is a challenge and can be a pain. Here's how our tech expert makes it easy Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Monochromatic Iceland

Check out the detail on this stark photo of Jokulsarlon, courtesy of a Solo Travel Society member. Continue reading

Porto – rich in color, history and yes, Port.

Beautiful Porto is often passed over for famous Lisbon. See these pictures and you may be inclined to change your itinerary. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Cinque Terre National Park, Italy

Charming villages, friendly people, and gorgeous hiking trails made the Cinque Terre a perfect destination for this first-time solo traveler. Continue reading

Confident. Capable. Exotic. – that’s you! Happy Valentine’s Day.

A reflection on love and solo travel and how the two connect. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Sunset in Kampot

Crab fishermen return to shore in this sunset shot in Cambodia, contributed by a member of the Solo Travel Society. Continue reading

Night Safety for Solo Travelers: 15 tips

Going out at night offers unique ways of experiencing your destination but it does require some special attention for safety. Here are 15 tips to keep you safe. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Santorini, Greece

Santorini turned out to be the perfect destination for this first-time solo traveler: safe, beautiful, friendly, and easy to navigate. 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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