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Pic of the Week: Mikkeli, Finland

A Solo Travel Society member shares his gorgeous view for the Midsummer Festival in Mikkeli, Finland. Continue reading

More Fun with a Paper Bag I’ve Never Had

For a first-timer, I had a spectacular 4th of July. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Valladolid, Mexico

This solo traveler found history, beauty and charm in the Magic Village of Valladolid in Yucatan, Mexico. Continue reading

Chautauqua: Coming Up Against Myself

A week in Chautauquao is a week of culture, education and relaxation. It's a fabulous destination for a solo traveler. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Wadi Rum, Jordan

This photo, taken at Wadi Rum in Jordan, reminds this Solo Travel Society member that the world is full of incredible places. Continue reading

A Road Trip Alone: be prepared with these 10 tips.

Ah, the open road. Taking a long road trip is fun but doing so alone requires a bit of planning. Here are the tips you need to know. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Philipsburg, St. Maarten

With only an afternoon to wander, this Solo Travel Society member enjoyed walking around Philipsburg and people watching on the boardwalk. Continue reading

Falling in Love with Dr. Frank

On a trip to the Finger Lakes, Tracey falls in love with a doctor and his wines. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Warwick Bay Beach, Bermuda

Great textures of Bermuda rock, sand and water in this photo from a Solo Travel Society member. Continue reading

Best Accommodation for Solo travelers

Accommodation is a major travel expense - especially for the solo traveler. Here are a few choice lodging alternatives you'll want to consider. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Montenegro

From Podgorica to Budva to Kotor, this Solo Travel Society member fell in love with the people, the landscape and the architecture of Montenegro. Continue reading

Travel Camera: I knew I had the right one when…

Buyer's remorse be gone. Here's why I'm confident that my travel camera was a good choice. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: The Church of Our Savior on the Spilled Blood

The beautiful domes of The Church of Our Savior on the Spilled Blood inspired this photo. Continue reading

Monument Valley and the Question of Historical Truth

The drama of Monument Valley which provided backdrops to many Hollywood films also provides the material on which to consider the potential for historical truth. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Medellin, Colombia

This Solo Travel Society member loves the people and the city of Medellin so much that she never wants to leave. Continue reading

Of Shakespeare and Pigs

Most people travel to Stratford to see Shakespeare. Tracey went to visit a pig farm. Continue reading

Pic of the Week: Corning, New York, USA

This stunning stained glass window resides at the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, New York. Continue reading

The Meaning of Landscape: road trip through the American Southwest

On my solo road trip through Arizona I experienced red buttes, mesas, canyons and cliffs. Here are photos of all. Continue reading

Solo Travel Destination: Wulai, Taiwan

This Solo Travel Society member recommends Wulai for its hot springs, waterfalls and aboriginal culture and food. Continue reading

Her Face is a Map of the World.

Inspired by KT Tunstill's song, "Suddenly I See", I gave it some serious thought and, finally, concluded whose face I believe "is a map of the world". 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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