Solo Travel Travel Articles

A big misconception of solo travel is that it’s lonely. Quite the contrary – one theme you’ll notice in all our solo travel articles is that it’s next to impossible to be lonely on the road, even if you depart home by yourself.

 
14 Totally Awkward Solo Travel Situations. . . and How to Cope with Them
14 Totally Awkward Solo Travel Situations. . . and How to Cope with Them Sometimes solo travel gets uncomfortable. Brooke Schoenman and some of our favorite travel bloggers share awkward experiences they've had traveling on their own, and what to do if you find yourself in a similar situation.
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Solo Travel: The Pros and Cons
Solo Travel: The Pros and Cons What are the pros and cons of solo travel? Expert JoAnna Haugen weighs in on the reasons why (and why not) traveling alone may be for you.
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12 Ways to Combat the Solo Traveler Blues
12 Ways to Combat the Solo Traveler Blues Solo traveling is incredibly rewarding, but even the most independent travelers get broad-sided with loneliness at times. Denise Esser shares 12 tips on combating the lone traveler blues to help ensure that your solo journey will be an unforgettable experience.
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Overland Egypt: Notes for Women Traveling Alone
Overland Egypt: Notes for Women Traveling Alone Forget what you saw about Egypt in the news. With the right attitude (and clothing) it's a safe and lovely place to solo travel, even as a woman --Jenn Miller just did.
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Best Solo Travel Tips from Those Who Have Done It
Best Solo Travel Tips from Those Who Have Done It Solo travel can be a scary thing, particularly if you’ve never hit the road alone before. Many people would never plan a one week vacation alone much less contemplate a RTW trip without a partner to share it with. But as these solo travelers share, going at it alone can be one of the most exciting and rewarding ways to travel.
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Solo Travel for Non-Solo Travelers
Solo Travel for Non-Solo Travelers Are you married? In a relationship? A family man or woman? Are you a 100% non-solo traveler? Jenn Miller shares why solo travel is still important even when you're not a solo traveler.
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The Female Guide to Traveling Solo in Muslim Countries
The Female Guide to Traveling Solo in Muslim Countries Many brave female travelers shy away from travel in Muslim or Arab-influenced countries because of the intimidating travel advice and horror stories in guide books and the internet. Stephanie Pelser tells you why you should go and gives tips on how to have a harassment-free trip.
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Travel for Yourself
Travel for Yourself Jenn Miller discusses how solo journeys can recenter and reenergize us to dive back into our chosen lives where we where so many hats and spin so many plates. She encourages you to give yourself the gift of a journey, as self care, this year.
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7 Reasons Why Everyone Should Travel Solo At Least Once
7 Reasons Why Everyone Should Travel Solo At Least Once It takes a great deal of courage to set off on one’s own into unknown territory, but there is growth and empowerment in doing so. Renee Lo Iacono shares a few things traveling solo can teach you about yourself and the world.
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20 Indispensable Resources for Solo Travelers
20 Indispensable Resources for Solo Travelers Travelling alone can be daunting, especially if it is your first time. Isabel Eva Bohrer shares 20 indispensible resources that will take the fear out of solo travel.
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