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Solo with Salvador Dali – Figueres, Spain

Heading to Spain. Here's a day trip out of Barcelona you won't want to miss. Continue reading

Solo travel for business and pleasure.

JJ has traveled solo for business and pleasure. In both cases, she has found an opportunity for self-discovery. Here's her story. Continue reading

How to Travel Alone – 10 tips for road weary travelers.

No matter how wonderful travel is, it can get tiring if you're on the road for a long time. Here are 10 tips for the road weary traveler. Continue reading

A New Year’s Dream Come True in Pasadena, CA

The floats, the bands, the scent of flowers and the smiles of people... Dale shares her joy of attending the Rose Parade on New Year's Day in Pasadena, California. Continue reading

How to Travel Alone: Planning for Food and Wine Fun

Here's how Tracey, our food and wine editor, plans her solo travels to savor the best of what her destinations have to offer. Continue reading

How to Monetize Your Travel Blog

The Travel Writes Exchange is dedicated to helping travel writers and bloggers make money online. The Global Bloggers Network is pleased to have Trisha Miller, Publisher of TWE, speaking on Monetizing Your Travel Blog at a webinar on January 30th. You can get details at the Global Bloggers Network. Continue reading

The Slate Buildings of the Lake District

I was absolutely charmed by the slate buildings in the Lake District. Have a look. Continue reading

The Future of the Solopreneur Posts

Have you wondered what the future of the Solopreneur posts is? Well, here's your answer. Continue reading

Solo Traveler: December’s Fave Five

Here's the list of the five most popular posts on Solo Traveler in December. Continue reading

Solo Travel Safety: safe answers to common questions.

My new friends smiled when they realized my clever answer that told them nothing yet satisfied their curiosity. Answering questions safely is an important skill when one travels alone. Here are 5 polite and sufficiently vague answers to common questions that will keep you safe as you travel solo. Continue reading

Happy New Year. Happy travels.
Sundance. Chile. New Brunswick.

Where are you planning to travel in 2010? Here's my what I have planned. Continue reading

Travel Your Way to Success:
the thoughts of 6 people who have.

With the coming of the New Year our thoughts turn to resolutions and plans. It's a good time to evaluate our meaning of success. That's what this post does. It offers a new interpretation of success and the thoughts of six serious travelers on the subject. Continue reading

Havana: limitations and luxury in 12 photos.

Life in Havana certainly has it's limitations but the city also has it's own unique sense of luxury not found many other places. Here's a glimpse into the dichotomy in 12 pics. Continue reading

Christmas Carp – solo in Prague

Tracey, our food editor, spent a Christmas in Prague a couple of years ago. Here she shares the delights of the Czech tradition of the Christmas Carp. Continue reading

What Matters Now – thanks Seth Godin

What we think affects how we travel, see and move through the world. Here is a free eBook offering the thoughts of 70 people on "What Matters Now". Continue reading

Celebrating the Winter Solstice – Not so Solo

The Winter Solstice is upon us and no place celebrates it better than Kensington Market in Toronto, Canada. Read about the fun and, if you can make it to the city, I'll be at the corner of Oxford and Augusta for the parade at 6pm. Continue reading

Solo travel – and then something went right.

Some days nothing seems to go right. When you're traveling, it can take a light heart to survive the frustration. And then, without expecting it, something goes very right. This is what happened on my first day in London. Continue reading

10 Tips on Clubbing & Pubbing Solo.

There were many responses to the post last week on Pub Life in the Lake District. It seems that people want to go out at night but are somewhat intimidated. So... I give you 10 tips on Clubbing & Pubbing Solo. Continue reading

Pub Life in the Lake District – solo evenings


Thu Unicorn Pub in Ambleside

When I travel solo, I like to observe, live and absorb the local flavor. Because I travel solo, I get to do this my way. Unfortunately, when it comes to the evenings, my way is the hard way.

I don’t want to endure solo evenings. I want to spend them taking in the best that a city or town has to offer Continue reading

And the winner is…

And the winner is... Here's the results of the "Stop & Stare" Photo Contest. 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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