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Solo Travel: a ticket to freedom at any age.

Take a break. Choose freedom. Solo travel is great at every stage of life. Find out why. Continue reading

Travel Contest: Win Prizes Doing the Blog Hop

Announcing the Blog Hop travel contest. Grand prize - $2000. Starts next week. Details here... Continue reading

Solo Travel in France – a week of one’s own.

The Cathedral in Chartres, the water of Vichy, the amazing Bayeaux tapestry... I would have missed it all if I had not taken a break during a family trip to suddenly travel solo. Continue reading

Saving Travel Money:
funding your passion for travel

How do you save the money to travel? Here are 10 tips to help. Continue reading

Solo Traveler: the most popular posts in March

Did you miss any? Check out the five most popular posts on Solo Traveler in March. Continue reading

Travel Itinerary: 5 stops around Lake Geneva

Deep Purple, Charlie Chaplin, spas, shopping and soup -- all have connections to Lake Geneva. Have a read. Continue reading

Is Solo Travel Dangerous?
20 Tips to Keep You Safe

Traveling solo requires you to pay a bit more attention to your personal safety than if you were traveling in a group. Here are 20 tips to keep you safe. Continue reading

A little travel humor for you.

Do you fly first class? If so, you can give this video a pass. If not, enjoy Brian Regan's (clean) stand-up routine lamenting the coach experience. Continue reading

Solo Travel Tours – 5 trips I’d like to take.

I usually make my own arrangements to travel solo but sometimes a package comes along that really interests me. Here are five. Continue reading

Solo travel by flashpacking:
cheap travel with a few perks.

Flashpacking is travel on the cheap with perks. Here are 7 tips gained from a 7 month flashpacking trip around the world. Continue reading

Travel Solo to Bath: What is it about Mr. Darcy?

As a city, Bath offers a certain sensibility not found anywhere else. Continue reading

Solo Travel: Go to Dance

This is a post about smiling faces in troubled countries. At the end, there is a request. If you have a photo of a smiling face from a country that might be considered troubled, please share it. Continue reading

Recommended: Travel Solo to Japan on a Budget

This post about Japan on a Budget was requested by a reader of Solo Traveler who plans to travel solo to Japan in the next month. If you have a specific travel post request, please send it to me and I'll do my best to find a knowledgeable writer on the subject. Continue reading

Solo Travel Safety: 10 ways to look confident.

This post was inspired by a comment made by a reader: "safety is an inside job" she said. Yes, confidence is a traveler's armor. But, what if... Here's how to appear confident even when you're not. Continue reading

Solo Travel: Why do we go to sad places?

I thought that this would be a good follow-up to the article on Berlin published on Tuesday. Why do we go to sad places? Please add your thoughts to the comments. Continue reading

Recommended: Solo Travel to Berlin

Sit back for an armchair trip to Berlin. Guest blogger Dian Emery takes us there with a vivid description of the major sites. Continue reading

Solo Travel with the Shore In Sight

A short musing on where people get the confidence to travel solo. Continue reading

Tips for the Shy Solo Traveler.

Here are 5 tips for traveling solo in silence and 5 more for traveling solo socially that even shy people can use. Continue reading

Solo travel in India: A Letter from Calcutta

This is a beautiful, thoughtful story that takes you to the streets of Calcutta and the works of Mother Teresa. Continue reading

Solo Traveler: February’s Fave Five

After a bit of a delay as I deliberated the fate of my Chilean trip, here, finally, is February's Fave Five. 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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