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Iceland: The Perfect Destination for Solo Travelers

College Tourist | Posted 08.03.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

More than once, I seriously considered the idea of forgoing the trip and forgetting my impulsive purchase all together. In my moments of doubt I asked myself: would I ever really forgive myself for turning down a trip to Italy? The answer was no.

Bond, James Bond: A Book Review of SOLO, by William Boyd -- in the Ian Fleming Tradition

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 02.03.2014 | Books
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

The story is well stocked with a brutal bad guy, duplicitous mercenaries, a double agent (not 007), lies and more lies, injustices of all stripes, and corporate and governmental greed. In other words, it could be in the international section of the New York Times.

SNEAK PEEK: New James Bond

Posted 10.07.2013 | Books

The following is an excerpt from the new James Bond book, "Solo." Author William Boyd is continuing where Ian Fleming left off. Here are the first 100...

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...

James Bond Is Back

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 09.25.2013 | Books

LONDON -- LONDON (AP) — Bond is back, much as we remember him but also subtly different. To the latest Bond author, the dashing secret agent looks a...

Skylar Grey Performs "Wear Me Out" and Talks "Don't Look Down" Album and Tour

Shira Lazar | Posted 09.08.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

The day before her "Don't Look Down" solo album launched and 2013 tour kicked off, singer/songwriter Skylar Grey joined us in the What's Trending st...

Learning to be Comfortable Going it Alone

Jamison Doran | Posted 05.12.2013 | DC
Jamison Doran

I've done something a few times over the past few months that I would never have dreamed over doing 10, five, or even two years ago. I've attended events completely stag. And let me tell you something, it ain't so bad.

LOOK: A Holiday Gift Guide For The Philanthropist In Your Life

Sarah Medina | Posted 11.23.2012 | Good News

Black Friday is here! While you make your holiday shopping lists, you might want to think about a slightly different kind of gift -- the kind that giv...

Five Reasons to Travel Alone

Sasha Cagen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Sasha Cagen

Traveling alone still gives me a thrill -- but it's not scary anymore, I've done it so much. The sense of risk and heightened reward is what draws me to it.

Walking on a Dream -- Alone Across Iran (Part III)

Mark Kalch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Mark Kalch

Soon the plateau began to change. No longer rolling hills and rocky terrain, I now walked towards daunting peaks. I had begun to enter the Zagros Mountains.

Walking on a Dream -- Alone Across Iran, Part 2

Mark Kalch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Mark Kalch

10 kilometers outside of Tehran city limits, the landscape changes abruptly from mountains to low rolling hills. I climbed the red dirt slopes, sinking at times up to my knees in the soft, powdery sand.

Don't Tell Me to Feel Bad on Valentine's Day!

Vicki Larson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

There was a time when I looked forward to Valentine's Day.

7 Transformative Solo Trips

Jeff Wise | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Jeff Wise

While the risks are greater without a buffer of companions, so are the rewards. You enjoy perfect freedom of thought and movement, a steeling of self-reliance, and an ability to connect more intensely.

Brit Rana Dasgupta Wins Commonwealth Prize | Richard Lea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

On the day when a band of former winners including AS Byatt, Louis de Bernières and Andrea Levy called for governments around the world to "find new ...

Glass Falls On Snooki, Chris Noth After Ice Breaks Sony Building Ceiling During Purim Party

AP / Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Snooki, Chris Noth, and Vinny Guadagnino were unharmed by falling glass Saturday night. The three were at a Purim Party in New York C...

TV on the Radio Singer Kyp Malone Flies Solo, Sort Of

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

As I found in an enlightening interview, the singer is more focused on making music than making headlines merely for making a solo record.

Danny Aiello: Singing, Selecting Roles, and Taking On a Musical Al Capone

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

"It's not about vanity," Danny Aiello said sincerely via a phone interview from his New Jersey home. "It wasn't a need to sing. I wanted to sing."

Who Needs Teamwork?

Marc Hershon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marc Hershon

There's pride and a new sense of self in becoming a Soloist. The Soloist is keenly aware of the difference between creative, innovative effort and mind-numbing groupthink. By cutting loose form the pack whenever possible, the Soloist reaches new levels of performance.

Why I'm Alone

Lea Lane | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lea Lane

I'm alone because life doesn't always wind up the way you expect it to, and it wound up this way for me, and I roll with it. I'm alone. I'm a solo lady. Alone, but not lonely.

Sole Supporters Enduring this "Repression"

Lea Lane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lea Lane

Who's in a mood to flirt and wonder? I mean, there's enough anxiety and uncertainty without having your heart broken on top of everything else.

No Valentine? Focus on these Five Solo Perks

Lea Lane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lea Lane

Remain positive during the next days when cards and chocolates are as numerous and tantalizing as low-hanging fruit, and words of romance are hot and heavy. Stay strong. Hug your cat.

A New Holiday! "Independents Day"

Lea Lane | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lea Lane

How about a tribute to independents who bear the burden of higher per-capita taxes, single supplements, awful blind dates and endless questions about our happiness?