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Cruising Solo: What to Know Before You Go

U.S. News Travel | Posted 04.16.2015 | 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 04.16.2015 | 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 04.09.2015 | 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 03.11.2015 | 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 03.05.2015 | 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 03.04.2015 | 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 03.02.2015 | 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 03.01.2015 | 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'.

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
TueNight

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

InternationalLiving.com | Posted 01.04.2015 | Travel
InternationalLiving.com

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