Travel Tips

Travel tips especially for solo travelers and useful for anyone who travels. Learn how to cope with solo travel issues, dining alone, finding your way around, hauling your gear, meeting people while traveling solo, and much more.

Solo Traveler Interview with The Wildlife Diaries (Margarita Steinhardt)

Solo Traveler Interview with The Wildlife Diaries (Margarita Steinhardt)

This month our solo travel interview is with a wildlife blogger who has a passion for observing and photographing wild cats around the world. I am thrilled to introduce Margarita Steinhardt of The Wildlife Diaries. A talented photographer and writer, Margarita has travelled to some amazing locations specifically to see wild cats in their natural […]

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Solo Traveler Interview with Portugalist (James Cave)

Solo Traveler Interview with Portugalist (James Cave)

This month our solo travel interview is with James Cave of Portugalist travel blog. James has traveled and lived in many countries around the world, but Portugal is the place he knows best. From the history and culture to detailed self-drive tours around the country James has all the information you need when planning your […]

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Solo Traveler Interview: Probe Around the Globe (Naomi)

Solo Traveler Interview: Probe Around the Globe (Naomi)

  For this month’s solo traveler interview I am excited to introduce you to Naomi of Probe Around the Globe travel blog. Naomi is an inspiring and adventurous woman who lives in the Netherlands. Her love of train travel has taken her to some incredible locations including Tibet, Mongolia, and Turkey. Naomi geeks out on […]

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Solo Traveler Interview: Linda on the Run (Linda Malys Yore)

Solo Traveler Interview: Linda on the Run (Linda Malys Yore)

This month our solo travel interview is with Linda on the Run aka Linda Malys Yore. And Linda is literally on the run, as an active triathlete and long time running enthusiast. She’s done half and full marathons. Linda is a baby boomer – she’s 66 years old – and didn’t get into competing in […]

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Solo Traveler Interview: Nomadic Matt (Matthew Kepnes)

Solo Traveler Interview: Nomadic Matt (Matthew Kepnes)

Today Solo Trips and Tips is kicking off a new interview series with solo travelers around the world. I’ll be talking with a variety of people about traveling solo and getting their best advice and travel tips. I’m happy to introduce Matthew Kepnes of Nomadic Matt travel blog. Before I started Solo Trips and Tips […]

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The Legend of the Evangeline Oak in St Martinville Louisiana

The Legend of the Evangeline Oak in St Martinville Louisiana

Driving around South Louisiana I photographed a big oak tree thinking it must be the Evangeline Oak. Without knowing the full story of the famous oak tree it’s easy to get confused, but once you know the details, you’ll remember the story of Evangeline and Gabriel. And you’ll know where to find the Evangeline Oak […]

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Best Solo Travel Tips For Both Men and Women Travelers

Best Solo Travel Tips For Both Men and Women Travelers

Traveling alone may seem intimidating. Try some of these top travel tips to ease any anxiety while traveling by yourself.     Read up on local customs and history You should know the very basics of the history of the place you travel to. When I’m planning a trip to a new country I like to […]

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How to Plan a Solo Trip – Best Planning Tips

How to Plan a Solo Trip – Best Planning Tips

When you start planning solo travel it can be difficult to decide on the location. You are planning a solo travel adventure – do you know where you want to go? Maybe you already have the ideal location in mind or if you are like me you probably have a long list of places you […]

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10 Inspirational Travel Quotes About Everyday Life

10 Inspirational Travel Quotes About Everyday Life

It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words. Inspirational quotes with pictures must be worth a thousand words multiplied by a thousand. It’s true! My imagination zooms around the globe when I read these inspiring quotes paired up with photos. In this post I share ten of my favorite inspirational travel quotes […]

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Life Lessons for Solo Travelers – Learning from Experience

Life Lessons for Solo Travelers – Learning from Experience

Many of the life lessons I apply to solo travel I learned from past experiences completely unrelated to travel. My regular gig these days is bookkeeping and most of my life I have been in the accounting line of work. I also daytraded for six years and learned many life lessons that I can apply […]

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My First Solo Trip – Roaming and Reminiscing

My First Solo Trip – Roaming and Reminiscing

I often think back to my first solo trip and how my life has taken me on unexpected adventures since the 7-month journey. Twenty-two years ago, in August 1993, I was enjoying my last few days on the tropical island of Bali in Indonesia. One could stay two months for each entry to Indonesia back in the […]

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Best Tips to Improve and Protect Healthy Skin While Traveling

Best Tips to Improve and Protect Healthy Skin While Traveling

My best tips for keeping skin looking healthy while traveling are the same tips that will help keep your whole body staying healthy while traveling. The older I get the more I strive to keep a healthy lifestyle. I’m not a doctor or health professional so do consult one before you embark on any new […]

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