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How Did I Travel Europe on a $2300 Budget? And You Can Too!

Roota Choksi | Posted 04.18.2016 | Travel
Roota Choksi

"I don't have the money", "I will travel after my bonus comes in", "I will travel when I am older" -- the plethora of excuses we make to procrastinate or not travel at all. That's sad because you don't know what you're missing out on.

Eating Out Alone Helped Me Find My Sense Of Adventure

Madeline Wahl | Posted 06.17.2016 | Travel
Madeline Wahl

While I was surrounded by people and my thoughts were kept to myself, I felt that liberated feeling I experienced when I boarded the plane to a new country. Only this time, I wasn't outwardly going anywhere. I was heading to a new experience in my soul.

Long-Term Travel & The Revolving Door of Friendships

Lauren McCann | Posted 04.06.2016 | Travel
Lauren McCann

"I'll make friends." That's what I told everyone after I said I was traveling alone. It was almost always preceded by a look; everyone gave me the s...

12 Things Flight Attendants Wish You'd Stop Doing

David Anthony | Posted 03.31.2016 | Travel
David Anthony

What was going through your head when you decided that your flight from Detroit to Chicago would be the best time to cut your toenails. Ewww, gross.

She Travels Alone

Anuj Gupta | Posted 03.10.2016 | Travel
Anuj Gupta

Such things would often come to my mind whenever I come to know about someone travelling alone. And if it's a woman I would be the first one to question the safety. But what makes people travel alone especially women.

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.

Top Volunteering Abroad Activities For Solo Women Travelers

Dipti Goyal | Posted 01.06.2016 | Travel
Dipti Goyal

It takes a lot of determination and enthusiasm in deciding to volunteer travel abroad. And make it several folds higher for those who decide to travel solo. You can do a lot as a traveler, such as enjoy adventure activities, shop, explore tourist hot-spots, and more. But, if you want to have a truly satisfying and learning experience of traveling solo, these activities are some of the highly advised ones.

World's Best Destinations for Solo Travelers

Fodor's | Posted 10.28.2015 | Travel

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 Travel: 10 Ways To Feel Comfortable Feeling Uncomfortable

Trippy | Posted 10.02.2015 | Travel

Traveling solo can be an incredibly rewarding experience, but it can also feel awkward--that is, if you let it. We turned to the community of experienced solo travelers at to get their advice on how to deal with the awkwardness of being alone on the road.

10 Reasons To Travel Alone

Fodor's | Posted 07.21.2016 | Travel

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?

Why Is the Solo Traveler the Dominant Coffee Cup Lid?

Quora | Posted 05.12.2015 | Technology

The Solo Traveler lid was designed so perfectly, only slight variations to this outstanding design can be found. This design takes in to account human anatomy, ergonomics and functionality in a simple and elegant way. It is very hard to improve upon this form follows function design.

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.

Traveling Solo

Stanley Ely | Posted 08.03.2014 | Travel
Stanley Ely

Anyone who has traveled alone and tried to book a single room in a hotel knows the odds are poor: There probably isn't such. The "single room" will be a double room with just you as the occupant, and the tab will be for a double.

Scared To Travel Alone? Here's How To Prepare Yourself

Posted 10.04.2013 | Travel

Traveling alone can be a really liberating experience. You don't have to worry about anybody else's needs and you're answering only to yourself. But f...

How to Make Solo Travel Less Solo (VIDEO)

Kate Thomas | Posted 11.16.2013 | Travel
Kate Thomas

Solo travel is one of the most transformative experiences we can plan in life. It leads us to new truths, helps form a resilient sense of self and can be wildly fulfilling.

Eat, Pray, Scratch

Lea Lane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Lea Lane

My experience in Bali could not have been more different from Liz Gilbert's. We both arrived alone and found the place enchanting. But she left with love. And I left scratching.

Ten Books That Influenced Me: In a Blink

Lea Lane | Posted 07.11.2013 | Books
Lea Lane

When I got my MA in English Lit I had to read more than 100 great works. I was 22, and didn't have much of an idea about the great themes or historical context. I was overwhelmed and pretty clueless. But the following books changed my life

Keep Traveling. Just Smarter and Safer.

Lea Lane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lea Lane

Over several decades I've traveled to more than a hundred countries, often alone. Many of them were challenging and so-called third world, but I've gotten through incipient coups and typhoons without major incident.