Solo Travel

Best Places to Travel Solo?

September 11, 2013
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Every once in awhile, I receive email and Twitter requests from people for “best places to travel solo”. They’re looking to me for a shortlist of the “sure-thing” destinations where they’ll have a great solo travel experience. Sometimes, I even see an article make the rounds of social media attempting to come up with such […]

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Solo Travel: The Unfiltered Experience

August 7, 2013
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If you’re on Instagram, you know all about filters—the popular photo app applies filters to photos to make them look more artistic. You can tint a photo, strip out the color to make it black-and-white, or boost the colors, making it more vibrant. Photo editing software offers filters like that, too. As a creative person, […]

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How To Survive a Long Solo Road Trip

June 19, 2013
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Is there some aspect of travel that you find daunting? Something you dislike so much you’d do pretty much anything to avoid it? For me, it’s always been the long, solo car trip. I don’t enjoy driving. Oh, sure, driving is good for getting back and forth to work and to run errands. But beyond […]

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Getting Creative with Self-Photography

June 12, 2012
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Do you love solo travel, but grow tired of not getting any photos of yourself from your trips? No problem! Tracy Antonioli offers some creative ideas on how you can be in your perfect vacation shot: Traveling solo presents many unique challenges, but I’ve always found that these challenges are less roadblocks and more great […]

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When Solo Travel Sucks

May 1, 2012
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I had a conversation recently with a fellow travel blogger, in which we were discussing how important it is to write about our failures as well as our successes. I may be an advocate of solo travel, and I do love it and think most people should try it at least once. But I don’t […]

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Solo Travel or Tour Travel? Which Adventure is Right For You?

March 13, 2012
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Eventually, every solo traveler will be faced with a choice: Should I go with a tour, or should I travel alone? There are benefits and disadvantages of both. Before deciding which type of travel is right for you, consider these points.

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Interview with Dan Austin, CEO of Austin-Lehman Adventures

November 22, 2011

If you read my early October post, “Would you like to interview a tourism industry CEO?”, you’ve probably been wondering “Hey, where’s that interview?” Sorry for the delay, but I was out of town. For those of you who didn’t read that post, I had been given the opportunity to interview Dan Austin, CEO of […]

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Cruising to Bermuda Solo: The Journey and the Destination

November 9, 2011

I’m so thrilled to bring you this guest post today from one of my favorite online friends, who also happens to be one of my favorite guest bloggers, Tracy Antonioli. If you’ve ever considered a solo cruise and/or visiting Bermuda, but were nervous about going alone, you’ll want to read this. I originally chose to […]

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Nightlife for the Solo Traveler

October 27, 2011

Whether you are new to solo travel or a veteran at it, there is something we all have in common: Nighttime can bring its own special set of challenges for the solo traveler. When all the daytime attractions, museums and tours are done, and you find yourself facing a night on your own, it can […]

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