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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 02.25.2015 | Travel

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 02.03.2015 | 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 01.30.2015 | 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 02.04.2015 | Travel

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 01.22.2015 | 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 01.20.2015 | 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 01.06.2015 | 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'.

Why You Should Travel Solo At Least Once

Jaimee Ratliff | Posted 02.23.2015 | Travel
Jaimee Ratliff

If you've been thinking about venturing off alone but are still indecisive or nervous, here are 10 reasons why you should travel solo at least once...

Island for One, Please: Why I Love Traveling Solo

TueNight | Posted 02.09.2015 | Travel

Traveling alone (and I mean to more far-flung locales than, say, Jamaica) has helped to remind me that I'm more capable than I sometimes give myself credit for. I can figure things out; I can find my way.

Top 5 Safety Tips for the Solo Female Expat

Amanda Walkins | Posted 02.08.2015 | Travel
Amanda Walkins

Solo female travelers have a plethora of information and advice available to them through a simple online search. But what about those single ladies looking to move somewhere new rather than simply passing through?

10 Things Solo Travel Taught Me About Relationships

Sahaj Kohli | Posted 02.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Sahaj Kohli

I took this trip because of a perpetual heartache I felt, a lack of connectivity with myself and with the world. I needed to step out of my comfort zone and decided to do that halfway across the world. And there is where I found a tribe of individuals who felt exactly the same way.

9 Things I Am Thankful for Because of #Travel

Jaimee Ratliff | Posted 01.29.2015 | Travel
Jaimee Ratliff

For me personally, I have quite a few items on my gratitude list this year and many of them I can attribute to my traveling experiences.

Why I'm Leaving My Kids This Thanksgiving

Carrie Visintainer | Posted 01.19.2015 | Parents
Carrie Visintainer

Just as families are beginning to lay down their plans for a delicious dinner, searching for recipes, making grocery lists and hauling fall-themed decorations out of the closet, I'm doing the opposite: I'm boarding an airplane and leaving the country. Alone.

6 Travel Tips You Should Ignore

Ashley Hardaway | Posted 01.11.2015 | Travel
Ashley Hardaway

While I question the legality of some, I tend to agree with most of the tidbits I hear from strangers and friends. However, occasionally, I'll hear travel advice that is simply bad.

8 Safety Tips for Solo Travelers

U.S. News Travel | Posted 01.04.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Traveling alone may seem daunting, but its appeal is undeniable. Suddenly your schedule is just that -- yours. But with such freedom also comes great responsibility.

The Adventure, Freedom and Joy of Solo Female Travel | Posted 01.04.2015 | Travel

That night a broad-shouldered, wide-smiling Cuban man -- the lead singer in the boisterous salsa band -- took me under his wing.

How to Save Money When Traveling Alone

U.S. News Travel | Posted 12.22.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Without someone to split the tab with, how can you ensure you have the same enriching experiences?

Travel Like a Pro Without Bankrupting Your Savings

Amandah Blackwell | Posted 11.17.2014 | Travel
Amandah Blackwell

You have the option to spend thousands of dollars on a luxury vacation, and there's nothing wrong with that. Or, you could travel on a budget. Either way, learn how to save for travel and take a vacation each year.

Single in a Group

Stanley Ely | Posted 11.10.2014 | Travel
Stanley Ely

Having clocked numerous trips at home and abroad, most are experienced travelers, comfortable in groups and eager to make new friends. On these recent tours, I've not been a hopeless traveling companion. It hardly seems worthy of praise to say that I've become an OK member of a group, but hey, we take what we can get.

Best Countries for Solo Travelers (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 11.09.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

When you're with a companion, it's easy to focus on that person and forget about meeting other travelers. Traveling alone, you're more likely to be on a voyage of self-discovery.

7 Reasons Single Women Are Moving Abroad

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 11.08.2014 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

We've been noticing something intriguing here in our little Andean mountain village in northern Ecuador. More and more single women from the U.S. and Canada are showing up. And they're not coming as tourists. They're settling in, renting and buying apartments, condos, or houses and living here full- or part-time.

10 Trips That Are Better Taken Solo

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 10.15.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

If you have the will (and the way), you can travel just about anywhere, but some trips beg for solo exploration.

Four Steps to Planning a Volunteer Vacation

Barbara McNally | Posted 10.04.2014 | Travel
Barbara McNally

If you love to travel, meet new people and experience different cultures, volunteer vacations are a great way to see the world. I've volunteered in the Canary Islands, Mexico and Jamaica. So, when I visited Thailand recently, I stopped by the local orphanage to check out a volunteer opportunity.

5 Ways to Meet People While Traveling

Stephanie Be | Posted 09.29.2014 | Travel
Stephanie Be

Along with solo travel, traveling with a friend or two, maybe even as a group... the best part of traveling isn't always the where, but the who. You've gotta meet new people. Here's what's worked for me.