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Pic of the Week: Folegandros, Greece

Never underestimate the difficulties of making an epic selfie, says this Solo Travel Society member of her gorgeous photo from the island of Folegandros. Continue reading

Solo Travel: 42 things I now know.

There is much to know about solo travel. And much to learn. Here are 42 things I've learned in my five years of publishing Solo Traveler. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Sardinia, Italy

This Solo Travel Society member found her Paradise in the Mediterranean and recommends you visit and fall in love with Sardinia too. Continue reading

Celebrating You! First time solo travel stories.

A tribute to you - the readers of solo traveler - with the help of Fatboy Slim and 28 readers stories of their first time traveling solo. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Window on the World

A Solo Travel Society member pauses to view the streets of Jaipur from a tiny window in the Palace of the Winds. Continue reading

The Wadden Sea – close encounters with unusual creatures.

The Wadden Sea in Wilhelmshaven, Germany is a natural UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore it with me in photos. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Toledo, Spain

This Solo Travel Society member has two words for you: get lost! While stepping back in time and exploring the narrow medieval streets of Toledo, that is. Continue reading

Be Rich with All You Gain On the Way – a travel poem & Sean Connery

The importance of the journey is great but few have expressed so clearly the actual value in it. Here is a travel poem for you. Continue reading

PIc of the Week: Hong Kong skyline at dusk.

Photo of Hong Kong skyline at dusk - fond memories of my trip this time last year. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Christchurch, New Zealand

This Solo Travel Society came away wanting to give every resident of Christchurch a hug, as they continue to rebuild after the earthquakes. Continue reading

The Solo Traveler Accommodation Guide is Here!!!

Inspired by one reader, contributed to by many. The Solo Traveler Accommodation Guide is a FREE download of B&Bs, Hostels, Inns. and Boutique Hotels recommended by solo travelers. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Street Art in Prague

Admiring street art is one activity that everyone can enjoy freely, as this solo traveler discovered in Prague. Continue reading

Live Creatively and Travel More – 7 ideas

Live creatively, save money and travel more. That's it. That's what this post is about. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Death Valley, USA

Don't let the name scare you: this Solo Travel Society member highly recommends Death Valley as a gorgeous place to hike. Wait til you see the photos! Continue reading

Cycling San Francisco and What’s Behind Door #1

Cycling is a great way to explore a city. I've done so many times. But in San Francisco... Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Mycenae, Greece

From ragged rocks to fluffy clouds, check out the layers of texture and colour in this solo traveler's photo from Mycenae, Greece. Continue reading

Trip Planning – address the pain points first

We all want to travel. We all have limitations. Here's how to plan your travels around them. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Lanzarote, Spain

Wanna go moonwalking? This Solo Travel Society member recommends the desolate landscape of Lanzarote in the Canary Islands to get that feeling. Continue reading

An Invitation Across the Nation: buskers, tips and videos.

Ah, there's a good time to be had for almost free. Check out the buskers in any major city. Here's how to step up, connect, have fun and treat street performers respectfully. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Kylemore Abbey, Ireland

This photo of a monastery in Ireland, shared by a Solo Travel Society member, reminds me of a castle from a children's book. 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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