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Solo Travel

Yes, I'm Pretty, And I'm Traveling Alone

Alyssa Ramos | Posted 07.30.2015 | Women
Alyssa Ramos

If I wear makeup, if I wear anything that shows skin, if I wear leggings -- or God forbid, if I wear a bikini -- I always get the most opinionated stares from people assuming I'm looking for my next customer to pick up.

10 Reasons To Travel Alone

Fodor's | Posted 07.21.2015 | Travel
Fodor's

You have a limited amount of time and money to spend on travel, so why not customize it to your individual preferences so that you can maximize your satisfaction?

10 Ways To Keep Your Solo Vacation Cheap

CheapTickets | Posted 07.21.2015 | Travel
CheapTickets

The average local would be honored to show off their city, and you know that their genuine excitement comes from their pride for their home and not a paycheck at the end of the day.

Are You Prepared to Deal With the Top Consequences of Travel?

Amandah Blackwell | Posted 07.15.2015 | Travel
Amandah Blackwell

Consider this... Traveling may not be what you thought it would be, even though people say that travel is the best thing you can do.

Why Lisbon Changed My Mind About Traveling Alone

Sonya Matejko | Posted 06.16.2015 | Travel
Sonya Matejko

I used to be someone that couldn't walk to their locker by themselves in middle school. In high school, I sat in my car if I was meeting someone until they arrived. Even in college, I looked for a friend for every activity from gym classes to the library.

Solo Travel Changed Me: 15 Women Share How

Jaimee Ratliff | Posted 06.15.2015 | Travel
Jaimee Ratliff

Wherever in the world you find a solo traveler, there's one thing most have in common and that's how their independent wanderings have changed their lives.

How To Travel Alone -- And Why Everyone Should Do It

Alex Schiff | Posted 06.02.2015 | Travel
Alex Schiff

Traveling alone for an extended period means you spend a lot of time inside your own head. Alone, bombarded with new stimuli at every turn, your mind can truly appreciate the juxtaposition of people, places and things. Most importantly, you're going to think deeply about whether you're living your life meaningfully.

12 Hotels Perfect For Solo Travelers

Travel + Leisure | Posted 06.24.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

You may think the surcharges, sympathetic looks, and stink-eyed waiters sneering, "Table for one?" are a sheer inevitability. Happily, that's not the case.

Why You Should Visit Copenhagen

Elodie Cheesman | Posted 06.22.2015 | Travel
Elodie Cheesman

I planned for 3 days, which is not really long enough to fall in love with a person, but long enough to fall head over heels for a city. At the risk of sounding like a strung out flower child, I just loved its vibe.

Cruising Solo: What to Know Before You Go

U.S. News Travel | Posted 06.16.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

We already know cruising is popular with couples and families, but what about solo travelers? Cruising is an easy way for solo vacationers to explore the world, meet new people and leave the driving to someone else.

8 Lessons I Learned From Traveling Solo

Elodie Cheesman | Posted 06.15.2015 | Travel
Elodie Cheesman

With a six-week long university break stretching out before me and indecisive friends "umm-ing" and "aah-ing" over holiday plans, I decided to travel alone. My solo adventures in Copenhagen, Budapest and Vienna really emboldened me. Corny as it is to say, my solo traveling experience has literally opened up a world of possibilities.

This One Tip Will Make Or Break Your Next Trip

Gina Ciliberto | Posted 06.03.2015 | Travel
Gina Ciliberto

It's easy for a lack of planning to result in stress. However, for us, the opposite happened. We had the advantage of traveling during low season; while some sites were closed, most lodging options, and even the roads, were empty.

6 Reasons Every Woman Needs To Travel Alone

Posted 03.21.2015 | Travel

As women, we're accustomed to being told that traveling alone is a bad idea. People say it's unsafe, or that we can't, or that we're too busy for a trip... let alone a solo trip. However, women are not only capable of traveling solo, but they should.

Why Solo Travel Is Both Refreshing AND Restorative

Candy Spelling | Posted 05.10.2015 | Travel
Candy Spelling

A few years ago I took a very big leap and decided to go to Europe on my own. Since childhood I'd traveled all over the world with family and friends, but I'd never gone on a trip by myself. The very idea terrified me. But surprisingly, one of the things that made the experience so enjoyable was traveling by myself.

'70 Plussers' -- Bike and Barge Tours for Boomers and More

Susan Kraus | Posted 05.05.2015 | Fifty
Susan Kraus

A great vacation is all about balance: meeting interesting people, seeing new sights, engaging in different cultural activities, physical and mental stimulation and escape from routine. And, maybe, not falling off your bicycle.

10 Lessons Learned From Traveling Alone

Nile Cappello | Posted 05.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Nile Cappello

Besides learning that Fiats do not in fact come standard with a spare tire, my solo travels taught me quite a few other things. Here are some of the most memorable lessons I learned over the course of my travels:

The Difference Between Solo And Group Travel

Map Happy | Posted 05.02.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

Sometimes, my memories have become so bound up to who I was with at the time, it's hard to say whether I enjoyed the place because I actually enjoyed the place or because I enjoyed the time I spent with that person.

New 'Introvert Retreat' Offers Group Trip Without The Hustle

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.26.2015 | Travel

Group tours, guided treks and big-name cruises sound like great vacation ideas at first, but then there are all. those. people. The point of travel is...

Solo and Loving it in Hawaii

Fathom | Posted 04.27.2015 | Travel
Fathom

Forget the notion that Hawaii is only for romance. I let go of the idea that it's a place exclusively for lovers looking to get away, and decided to take a long-desired trip to the islands on my own. It was amazing.

How I Learned to Trust Myself

Jessica Katz | Posted 04.05.2015 | Women
Jessica Katz

Discovering more of who I am and trusting that gut feeling in my body is the best blessing I've been given. Getting back on that horse, exploring new and unknown territory in spite of the slips and fear, while always holding onto what I truly want for myself is the key to it all.

Five Cruise Trends to Watch in 2015

Cruise Critic | Posted 04.01.2015 | Travel
Cruise Critic

Between faster Internet, more options for cruisers traveling alone and pick-your-own deals, 2015 is shaping up to be a great year for cruisers. Whether you've set sail numerous times or are contemplating taking your first cruise, this year promises to be a memorable one for those hitting the high seas.

Your Everything Guide To Traveling Solo

PureWow | Posted 03.25.2015 | Travel
PureWow

Robert Frost was on to something: Sometimes the most relaxing journey is a solo one. Here, the best places to see on your own, plus some tried-and-true tips for going it alone.

Want to Travel More? Here Are 5 Tips to Get Started

Tausha Cowan | Posted 03.24.2015 | Travel
Tausha Cowan

While big bucket list trips are undoubtedly amazing, it's easy to forget how great it is to explore any new place, whether near or far. Travel is about discovery and this can happen in the next town over just as much as it can on the other side of the world.

Solo Travel: What to Know Before Traveling By Yourself

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 03.18.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

by Lilit Marcus, Condé Nast Traveler Photo by Dougal Waters/Getty Images If you've booked a trip by yourself, keep these tips in mind before and d...

First Time Traveling Solo? Here's What You Need to Know About Safety

Jaimee Ratliff | Posted 03.08.2015 | Travel
Jaimee Ratliff

First, let's give ourselves a little reality check by remembering that things can happen to anyone at anytime regardless of our location in the world. In case you don't believe me, just turn on your local news. There are probably several examples of unsafe things going on in your very own city right now. Not trying to be pessimistic Patty. Just sayin'.