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.

4 years ago

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

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

4 years ago

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

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

4 years ago

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

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

4 years ago

9 Reasons Why Cruising Is Great for Solo Women Travelers

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

4 years 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…

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4 years ago

The Top 5 Reasons to Enjoy Traveling Alone

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

4 years ago

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

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

4 years ago

Singles Cruises for Sensible Women: Looking Beyond the Booze and Bravado

When you think about singles cruises, what images enter your mind? Read More

4 years ago

4 Reasons Traveling Alone as a Woman Over 50 Rocks!

When I was in my 20s, I sold all of my worldly possessions and bought the cheapest ticket that I could find to India. After completing a degree in Comparative Religion at the University of Colorado at Boulder, I decided to dive into one of the most fascinating cultures on the planet. Read More

4 years ago

How to Live Like a Local as a Solo Female Traveler

Are you interested in solo traveling and living among the locals in a foreign destination? A world traveler and tour guide has joined us to offer some great tips on how to go at it safely. Enjoy the show! Read More