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Solo Travel

Do you love solo travel? Or do you prefer to travel in a group? If the first sounds like you, you’ll love our articles on fighting the single supplement, staying safe while traveling and making friends on the road.

Sailing Solo: What I Learned from My First Cruise Alone
1 week ago

Sailing Solo: What I Learned from My First Cruise Alone

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I had always wanted to take a cruise.

Everyone I know who’s ever gone has loved it and had wonderful stories to share. It seemed like an easy and fun way to go to many different destinations and travel with others closer to my own age. I received some great advice from people about how to pick the cruise that was right for me. Read More

What I Learned While Planning for My Next Bucket List Travel Adventure
3 months ago

What I Learned While Planning for My Next Bucket List Travel Adventure

Next month I will embark on an exciting bucket list adventure that scares the daylights out of me – travelling to a foreign country for one month. Alone. Not knowing the language. Read More

Newly Widowed Grandmother Turns to Educational Travel to Rediscover Herself… and Succeeds!
5 months ago

Newly Widowed Grandmother Turns to Educational Travel to Rediscover Herself… and Succeeds!

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American expatriate Hester Witchey, 79, grew up near Cleveland, Ohio, where she taught elementary school for close to 40 years before retirement. Read More

Hostels Are Perfect for Older Women Traveling Alone
9 months ago

Hostels Are Perfect for Older Women Traveling Alone

Many women my age say that they can’t travel because it is just too expensive. I would argue that, in many cases, options are simply not being considered. Read More

4 Ways Travel Feeds Your Body, Mind and Soul as an Older Adult
10 months ago

4 Ways Travel Feeds Your Body, Mind and Soul as an Older Adult

I have always loved to travel. I experienced my first wild and wonderful Atlantic crossing, on the Queen Elizabeth, when I was only 8-years-old. Read More

The Best Travel Memories Come in Orange Plastic Bags
10 months ago

The Best Travel Memories Come in Orange Plastic Bags

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As I was packing for a short work trip recently, I pulled out a bright orange plastic Sainsbury’s bag that I had from my last trip to London. It brought back such a flood of great memories that you would have thought it was a priceless memento. Read More

Meet New Friends and Discover New Lands During Women’s History Month
11 months ago

Meet New Friends and Discover New Lands During Women’s History Month

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March is National Women’s History Month, when we recognize and celebrate the contributions of women around the world. It’s an ideal time for women to reflect on their lives, set goals, learn something new and explore new opportunities. Read More

How Do You Avoid the Single Supplement When You Cruise?
1 year ago

How Do You Avoid the Single Supplement When You Cruise?

Few things are more frustrating for single women travelers than having to deal with the single supplement. It just feels so unfair to have to pay more for a hotel room or cruise, simply because you are traveling solo. Read More

Planning Your First Solo Travel Adventure
1 year ago

Planning Your First Solo Travel Adventure

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It’s been over 40 years but I remember the first few trips I took alone like they were yesterday. I was so excited and nervous. At the same time, I knew it was something I had to try. Read More

5 Travel Safety Tips for Women Traveling Solo
1 year ago

5 Travel Safety Tips for Women Traveling Solo

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Traveling the world on my own gives me such a sense of joy and freedom. It is a fantastic way to meet wonderful people, while having new experiences. At the same time, I have learned that it is very important to know how to be safe so I can continue on my wonderful adventures. Here are a few travel safety tips that I have learned along the way. Read More