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Ten Things to Remember About Solo Travel

Jacada Travel | Posted 02.05.2016 | Travel
Jacada Travel

By Meera Dattani Solo travel can be liberating, hassle-free and the ultimate in self-expression, but it can also be lonely and challenging. As a ser...

Single? 9 Places to Travel Solo This Valentine's Day

Sonya Matejko | Posted 02.04.2016 | Women
Sonya Matejko

Consider cities that are known to be fantastic for solo travel (and still close enough for the weekend) like Lisbon, London, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Copenhagen, Dublin, and even Paris (because you can fall in love with a city too.)

5 Realizations From Quitting My Job to Travel Europe With No Plan

Anthony Awadalla | Posted 02.03.2016 | Travel
Anthony Awadalla

I've read that traveling can be the best teacher. But the best teacher of what exactly? I believe that depends on the person and how many lessons you ...

How To Pack For An RTW Trip (And The 11 Things I'll Never Leave Behind Again)

Denise C. Rehrig | Posted 02.03.2016 | Travel
Denise C. Rehrig

I am not a packing expert. I don't own zip-off convertible pants or Tevas or carry my own towel when I travel. I backpacked through Europe in coll...

How To Travel With Mental Illness

Shanny Matterson | Posted 02.01.2016 | Travel
Shanny Matterson

Here's a scary statistic for you: Around 450 million people currently suffer from [mental illness], placing mental disorders among the leading caus...

What I Learned Traveling Solo After My Grandmother's Death

Madeline Wahl | Posted 02.03.2016 | Women
Madeline Wahl

There is so much beauty in the world. All you have to do is leave your comfort zone to see it.

How to Meet People When You Travel Solo

Oneika Raymond | Posted 01.15.2016 | Travel
Oneika Raymond

Traveling solo doesn't mean you'll be lonely. Traveling solo often opens you up to meeting interesting people and having unique experiences. So here's my video with tips for making friends when you travel on your own.

10 Reasons Why Iceland Is the Best Place to Travel Solo Right Now

Alyssa Ramos | Posted 01.13.2016 | Travel
Alyssa Ramos

So if you're thinking about taking your first solo travel trip, or you just really want to see Iceland, here are some reasons why it's absolutely, hands-down, the perfect place to travel solo!

How Solo Traveling Changed My Life

Dipti Goyal | Posted 01.11.2016 | Travel
Dipti Goyal

Traveling itself is an experience hard to be described in words. The feeling from packing your bags to setting out on the journey with complete strang...

12 Essential Tips for Vacationing Alone

Thrillist | Posted 01.07.2016 | Travel
Thrillist

By: Matt Meltzer Credit: Shutterstock A wise French dude once proclaimed, "Hell is other people" -- we can only guess he said this after spend...

What Really Happens When an LA Girl Hikes the Inca Trail

Alyssa Ramos | Posted 12.22.2015 | Travel
Alyssa Ramos

Guess who was always ahead of the group, and the first to reach Machu Picchu on the fourth and final day of the Inca Trail? This girl.

An Unusual Gift for a Creative Introvert

Naomi Liddell | Posted 12.07.2015 | Arts
Naomi Liddell

I'm an introvert, often mistaken for an extrovert. I can talk a lot, I'm not afraid of large parties, I have zero problems being the centre of attention and new places or experiences make me really happy.

It's Not You, It's Me

Alyssa Ramos | Posted 12.04.2015 | Travel
Alyssa Ramos

Aside from "How do you make money to travel so much?" and, "If you're traveling solo, who's taking the picture?", the next most common question I ge...

5 Lessons I Learned By Traveling Solo

The Outbound Collective | Posted 12.02.2015 | Travel
The Outbound Collective

I took the leap two years ago. I decided that my white college apartment was getting too stuffy for the dreamer inside of me. I needed an adventure to challenge myself and find some direction.

Have Your Shoes Ready and Butt Covered

Wendy E. Simmons | Posted 12.02.2015 | Travel
Wendy E. Simmons

Over the years I've developed rituals to help me tolerate fear and sleep easier when away from home. Some are fairly straightforward, commonsense practices. Others, depending on how remote and/or creepy the destination, are a tad more "proactive" -- some may say paranoid.

The World's Best Destinations To Travel Alone

Jinna Yang | Posted 12.01.2015 | Travel
Jinna Yang

These are the top 12 countries that are well-known to cater to the solo traveler -- due to their safety, popularity among other solo travelers, and overall guaranteed to give you the time of your life.

Is Long-Term Travel Selfish?

Ashley De Hertogh | Posted 11.23.2015 | Travel
Ashley De Hertogh

I recognize it is far easier to be the one going than to be the one left behind. I sympathize with them. But I do not feel it fair to call my decision, or me by extension, selfish. On the contrary, I believe what I am doing is empowering those I know and am soon to know to go out and live their dreams.

11 Places To Travel As A Solo Female Traveler

Trippy | Posted 11.23.2015 | Travel
Trippy

Whether it's for love, adventure or both, women are taking solo vacations like never before. Is there a location you think is especially favorable to women traveling on their own?

10 Tips You Need If You're A Woman Traveling Alone In Morocco

Rebecca E. Shapiro | Posted 11.05.2015 | Travel
Rebecca E. Shapiro

Traveling alone in Morocco is both difficult and rewarding in equal measures. For me, exploring the beautiful, vibrant country alone was worth it. J...

World's Best Destinations for Solo Travelers

Fodor's | Posted 10.28.2015 | Travel
Fodor's

Traveling alone is no longer taboo. In fact, it's now trendy to go on trips alone, as more and more people are discovering the freedom of exploring a ...

Solo in Seattle: A Guide for Foodies

Trippy | Posted 10.23.2015 | Travel
Trippy

A few weeks ago I found myself in Seattle for a quick weekday trip. When I travel, solo or otherwise, I tend to plan my trips around one very important thing: food. In my opinion, discovering a city through its culinary delights is truly one of the best ways to get to know a place, and the Seattle food scene did not disappoint.

The Epic Photo Series That'll Convince You To Travel Solo

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 10.21.2015 | Travel

Newsflash, people: You don't need to travel with a partner in order to travel well. Yes, safety is a concern in certain&...

Learning to Love Loneliness

Caroline Burns | Posted 10.16.2015 | Travel
Caroline Burns

There's something about traveling alone that puts everything into perspective and makes you realize you're capable of fantastic things. You learn to love loneliness. For any fellow wanderlusts planning to take the plunge and roll solo, here are a few things you can expect along the way.

I Can't Have It All. So For Now, Here's What I Choose.

Kristin Addis | Posted 10.12.2015 | Women
Kristin Addis

I need to learn to say "I love you" in at least 20 more languages before I can say it to you and mean it.

If I Can Camp Solo, You Can Definitely Travel Solo

Alyssa Ramos | Posted 10.05.2015 | Travel
Alyssa Ramos

I'm not afraid to travel solo, because I've done it a ton of times. But camping solo? You've got to be out of your freaking mind! Then I realized that that's how I used to think about traveling solo, and how after I tried it, I freaking loved it!