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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.

Romantic Destinations: 5 Tips for Women Traveling Solo After 60
2 days ago

Romantic Destinations: 5 Tips for Women Traveling Solo After 60

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After losing my husband and globe-trotting partner of 24 years to cancer, I knew I would travel again someday. At nearly 60, I was still a relatively young woman, and there was a lot of world left to see. But my trips to so-called ‘romantic’ destinations were history as far as I was concerned. Read More

Africa and Me: A Solo Safari Through the Eyes of a 60-Plus Traveler
2 weeks ago

Africa and Me: A Solo Safari Through the Eyes of a 60-Plus Traveler

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You’ve probably thought about it. Maybe you even planned it sometime at the beginning of your fifth decade, then let all the deadlines pass. Read More

A Girl Alone: The Gift of Post-60 Solo Travel
1 month ago

A Girl Alone: The Gift of Post-60 Solo Travel

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Helen was standing near the front of the line at the United gate. She was blonde, attractive, and perfectly put together. My guess? Mid- to late-60s. Read More

3 Travel Tips for Mature Women Who Love Solo Adventures (#1 Can Save You $1,000s!)
2 months ago

3 Travel Tips for Mature Women Who Love Solo Adventures (#1 Can Save You $1,000s!)

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Traveling solo and living like a local is a dream many older women share. The thought of immersing yourself in a culture you find fascinating is alluring. However, many mature women never take the plunge, letting their apprehensions override their desires. If you are looking for ways to travel off the beaten path but still feel safe and comfortable, you will enjoy today’s video with Shila Desai! Read More

9 Reasons Why Cruising Is Great for Solo Women Travelers
3 months ago

9 Reasons Why Cruising Is Great for Solo Women Travelers

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There aren’t many trip options that are so well suited to solo travelers as cruising. Where else can you go that you have the perfect balance of social interaction and as much quiet personal time as you desire? Read More

8 Tips for Staying Social When Traveling Solo
3 months ago

8 Tips for Staying Social When Traveling Solo

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sail. Explore. Dream. Discover.” — Mark Twain Read More

The Top 5 Reasons to Enjoy Traveling Alone
4 months ago

The Top 5 Reasons to Enjoy Traveling Alone

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Over the past week and a half, I have been traveling some for business and some for pleasure. And, I traveled solo. While that’s not something that bothers me, I know so many women who don’t like to travel alone. Read More

5 “What if…” Fears Women Have About Traveling Alone… and What to Do About Them
4 months ago

5 “What if…” Fears Women Have About Traveling Alone… and What to Do About Them

My first experience with traveling alone was in my 20s. I had just received a degree in comparative religion from the University of Colorado and exploring a mysterious land filled with thousands of gods and goddesses seemed like a great way to spend a few months.  Read More

How Solo Road Trips Can Be Fun at Any Age
6 months ago

How Solo Road Trips Can Be Fun at Any Age

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Are you a Baby Boomer who still enjoys driving? Many people do continue driving into their senior years. It makes so many things more convenient if you drive rather than take another mode of transportation. Read More

Sharing a Cabin on a Singles Cruise? Don’t Make These 7 Horrible Blunders
7 months ago

Sharing a Cabin on a Singles Cruise? Don’t Make These 7 Horrible Blunders

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One of the worst things about taking a cruise alone is having to deal with the dreaded single supplement. As a solo woman traveler, your options are fairly limited. You can either pay 25% to 100% more for the privilege of having your own room. Or, you can find someone to pair up with. Read More