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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.

How This 60+ Canadian Traveler Almost Ended Up in a Chinese Prison
3 weeks ago

How This 60+ Canadian Traveler Almost Ended Up in a Chinese Prison

I may be over 60, retired, and Canadian, but that doesn’t mean I’d willingly cause an international incident! No way I’m going to be in the spotlight, even if life is pushing me in that peculiar direction. Read More

5 Travel Safety Tips for Women Traveling Solo
3 weeks 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

7 Nifty Ideas to Help Any Progressive Older Woman Pack the Right Colours for Light Travel
1 month ago

7 Nifty Ideas to Help Any Progressive Older Woman Pack the Right Colours for Light Travel

When we pack our travel bags, the one thing that gives us the most hardship is clothes. All of us traveling women know that making decisions about what to take can plague us: Should I take this? Will it match that? Read More

Romantic Destinations: 5 Tips for Women Traveling Solo After 60
2 months 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
3 months 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
4 months 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!)
4 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
5 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
5 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
6 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