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What I Learned as a Woman Traveling Alone in India
Solo Travel / Women's Travel / India & Central Asia

What I Learned as a Woman Traveling Alone in India

For many women, the idea of traveling to India alone can seem very intimidating. It’s a large, conservative country with 16 official languages and a wide variety of places to… Read More…

How to Stay Safe When You’re Traveling Solo
Travel Tools / Solo Travel

How to Stay Safe When You’re Traveling Solo

What’s one of the fastest growing segments in the travel industry? It’s solo travelers. Yes, many people are traveling by themselves. But how do you travel by yourself and also… Read More…

Travel Tip: Mingling Apps for Solo Travelers
Travel Tips / Solo Travel / Apps & Technology

Travel Tip: Mingling Apps for Solo Travelers

Are you a single traveler but don’t like traveling alone? There are now some mingling apps that can help you meet new people while you’re on the road. There’s Skout,… Read More…

Travel Tip: Resources You Can Use While Traveling Solo
Travel Tips / Solo Travel / Apps & Technology

Travel Tip: Resources You Can Use While Traveling Solo

If you’re traveling solo, you’re not traveling alone. Single voyagers are one of the fastest growing segments in the travel industry—and one of the most neglected. But now there are… Read More…

Travel Tip: More Cruise Lines Waive Single Supplement Fee
Travel Tips / Cruise Travel / Solo Travel

Travel Tip: More Cruise Lines Waive Single Supplement Fee

It used to be that traveling solo meant paying exorbitant single supplement fees to make up for the fact that you’re using a space designed for two. But things are… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Travel Solo and Avoid Supplemental Fees
Travel Tips / Solo Travel

Travel Tip: How to Travel Solo and Avoid Supplemental Fees

If there’s one area where the industry really likes to nail people, it’s the dreaded single-supplement fee. The logic is that if you travel solo, you’re spending for one but… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Find Friends When Traveling Solo
Travel Tips / Solo Travel

Travel Tip: How to Find Friends When Traveling Solo

There are lots of great things about traveling solo but, let’s face it, loneliness is inevitable. However, there are easy ways to meet people just based on where you stay…. Read More…

Four Countries and a Bike: Solo Travel in Central Europe
Solo Travel

Four Countries and a Bike: Solo Travel in Central Europe

Don’t expect solo travel to be easy, especially when combined with adventure travel. Elena Strapkova tackles biking solo across the old countries of Central Europe. It’s four countries, hundreds of miles, endless vineyards, and just a few bruises.

When is Hiring a Tour Guide the Right Travel Choice?
Travel Tools / Solo Travel / Women's Travel

When is Hiring a Tour Guide the Right Travel Choice?

You’re getting ready to travel.  You’ve googled your heart out and still aren’t sure your if the choices are authentic, interesting or the overall best places based on your time… Read More…

Travel Deals: Sizzling Summer Savings
Budget Travel / Travel Deals / Family/Kids Travel / Romantic Travel / Solo Travel / Student Travel

Travel Deals: Sizzling Summer Savings

It’s just a few short weeks before summer begins and travel providers are rolling out competitive rates.  This week, we’ve found sizzling savings to meet all your travel needs. Family… Read More…

Travel Tip: Staying Fit On The Road
Travel Tips / Family/Kids Travel / Solo Travel / Health & Fitness / USA

Travel Tip: Staying Fit On The Road

Now that the weather is finally warming up, finding ways to enjoy the outdoors while getting your daily workout in has never been easier. Substituting the hotel gym with running… Read More…

Travel Tip: Hotels for Solo Travel
Travel Tips / Solo Travel

Travel Tip: Hotels for Solo Travel

When you’re traveling solo, you might opt for a B&B or couchsurfing to increase your odds of socializing. But more and more hotels are coming up with ways for people… Read More…

8 Mad Men-Inspired Vacations
Travel News / Hotels & Accommodations / Destinations / Business Travel / Romantic Travel / Solo Travel / Pop Culture Travel

8 Mad Men-Inspired Vacations

Before tonight’s season 6 premiere, plan ahead and step into the world of Pete Campbell, Betty Draper, Don Draper (and even Dick Whitman) on your next vacation. Relics of the… Read More…

Window Seat or Aisle Seat: Time-Off Travel for Busy Moms
Solo Travel / Women's Travel / California / Luxury Travel / Spa Travel / Window Seat or Aisle Seat

Window Seat or Aisle Seat: Time-Off Travel for Busy Moms

Happy women’s day today. I bet you know a few women  who can already use a break. Window Seat or Aisle Seat blogger, family travel expert and single mom Kerri… Read More…

Never Stop Traveling! 10 Tips for Hitting the Road at Any Age
Travel Safety / Senior Travel / Solo Travel / Women's Travel / Health & Fitness

Never Stop Traveling! 10 Tips for Hitting the Road at Any Age

There is no question that some aspects of travel get harder as we all get older, but that doesn’t mean you need to stay at home. It’s all about preparation…. Read More…

Know Before You Go: How to Travel Solo
Travel Safety / Videos / Solo Travel / Know Before You Go

Know Before You Go: How to Travel Solo

You don’t always need a companion to go on your dream trip. On the surface, it may seem like the travel industry is not entirely welcoming to single travelers. If… Read More…

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Travel Tips / Travel Safety / Solo Travel

Travel Tip: Staying Safe When Traveling Solo

When you’re traveling solo, chances are you’re going to face problems that you hadn’t even thought about. For starters, who thinks about the wake-up call as being an issue? Well,… Read More…

Travel Tip: Single Supplement Fees
Travel Tips / Cruise Travel / Solo Travel

Travel Tip: Single Supplement Fees

The travel industry isn’t geared toward solo travelers, especially when it comes to the dreaded single-supplement fee. But the power of solo travelers is growing, and some travel providers are… Read More…

5 Secrets to Successful Solo Travel: A CBS This Morning Report
Cruise Travel / Travel Safety / Videos / Solo Travel / CBS News

5 Secrets to Successful Solo Travel: A CBS This Morning Report

The travel industry may seem like it’s designed for couples and families, but solo travel is growing. In fact, as of 2009, solo travelers represent 11 percent of all U.S…. Read More…