Palm Springs Travel Guide 2019

Palm Springs Travel Guide 2019

I loved Palm Springs! This surprised me a bit because I always thought of Palm Springs as a place for golfing and shopping and not much else. Wrong! Whether you need a weekend getaway or want to escape a colder climate for the entire winter, there are tons of things to do in Palm Springs. […]

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Getting Around Barcelona Free Practical Guide Valuable Tips

Getting Around Barcelona Free Practical Guide Valuable Tips

Enjoy this free practical guide for getting around Barcelona including getting to/from the airport. Plus getting to all the top tourist attractions in the city. Exploring on your own is easy – you just have to decide which of the methods of transportation you wish to use. Transportation options Walking Transit Bus Tram Metro Hop-on-Hop-off Tourist […]

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15 Solo Travel Tips For Both Men and Women Travelers

15 Solo Travel Tips For Both Men and Women Travelers

Traveling solo for the first time may seem intimidating. Try some of these solo travel tips to ease any anxiety while traveling alone.     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 […]

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Canada Road Trip – 5 Awesome Glacial Lakes to Visit in BC and Alberta

Canada Road Trip – 5 Awesome Glacial Lakes to Visit in BC and Alberta

What was the biggest highlight of my solo road trip from Vancouver to Calgary? Most definitely the glacial lakes in the Rocky Mountains. Unbelievable turquoise color lakes. Yes the colors truly do show up in magnificent hues of emerald green to turquoise all due to a special ingredient in glacial lakes. People often ask me […]

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7 Reasons to Give South Korea a Chance

7 Reasons to Give South Korea a Chance

Guest author Robert Schrader provides us with 7 reasons to give South Korea a chance. Looks like an amazing country to visit and a great choice for solo travelers. Before my first trip to South Korea many years ago, a well-traveled friend of mine gave me some advice. “Korea is the poor man’s Japan,” she said […]

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Dubai Solo Female Travel – What to Wear – Best Things To Do

Dubai Solo Female Travel – What to Wear – Best Things To Do

Arzo Travels is guest author with this article about solo travel to Dubai. Get safety tips, find out what is appropriate to wear, and find the best things to do when traveling alone to Dubai. Often when I name Dubai as one of the best places to visit for female travelers I get a surprised […]

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Traveling Alone – Tips for Planning Solo Travel

Traveling Alone – Tips for Planning Solo Travel

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 want to […]

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Things to do in Tucson Arizona – Top Tourist Attractions

Things to do in Tucson Arizona – Top Tourist Attractions

Exploring Arizona and all the cool things to do in Tucson is how I spent the early days of my nomad life and long-term solo road trip around the USA and Canada. Having spent seven weeks in Tucson I can highly recommend this Southern Arizona city for a vacation or nomad home for any roadtripping […]

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Nomad Life 2017 Update – Death, Dementia, and Getting on with Life

Nomad Life 2017 Update – Death, Dementia, and Getting on with Life

So far, 2017 has been a challenging year. After spending 5 months in Calgary helping out my dad, I will be heading south for the winter in early September. My mother died in January, unexpectedly, although not a total surprise. She died peacefully at home in Calgary at the age of 81. My dad found […]

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Digital nomad life – How do you do this nomad thing?

Digital nomad life – How do you do this nomad thing?

Since becoming a digital nomad over a year ago many people ask me “How do you do this nomad thing?” Recently, Tracey posted on Solo Trips and Tips Facebook page. “Susan, I’d really love to hear about where you stay, how you get around, how you go about researching your living situations when traveling. That […]

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Nomad Life Update – Long Term Road Trip – USA Canada

Nomad Life Update – Long Term Road Trip – USA Canada

First of all, sorry for being an absentee blogger! Driving around the USA and Canada is a dream come true for me. Exploring each stop along the way and experiencing the good and bad of road tripping. I missed writing and posting my travels! I’m a bad travel blogger. I write posts in my head […]

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Port Townsend Washington State Seems to Have More Deer Than People

Port Townsend Washington State Seems to Have More Deer Than People

Having a shower in the claw-foot tub of my Victorian era rental home in Port Townsend, I reached for my razor on the windowsill ledge. Something caught my eye, outside in the yard. I pulled the curtain back for a better look, not thinking of my current state. He stood there staring right at me with a […]

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