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.
Does solo travel intimidate you? Or perhaps you are on a solo trip, but find yourself hanging around the hostel to avoid actually spending time alone? Devon Nunneley suggests ways to enjoy alone time while you travel. Read more
Hilary Hershberger channels her own experiences as a young solo traveler to reflect on what it means to be alone and abroad, and relays her suggestions on dealing with loneliness while traveling. Read more
Solo travel can be wonderfully liberating - until you see the words "single supplement" on a tour package. BootsnAll writer Jessica Spiegel explores some of the ways solo travelers can avoid paying a single supplement. Read more
Like with so many other things, the most famous travelers all tend to be men. Lucy Corne points out that there have been some amazing female travelers who deserve credit and attention as well.