Traveling Alone

Medicine Lake Jasper National Park Alberta Canada

Medicine Lake Jasper National Park Alberta Canada

I love getting away to the Rocky Mountains when I go to Calgary each summer. One of my favorite places for a Canadian Rockies road trip is Jasper National Park. When I visited Jasper for a weekend this summer, I spent one day exploring the Maligne Valley to the east of Jasper. After hiking Maligne […]

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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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Avalanche Lake Hike in Montana’s Beautiful Glacier National Park

Avalanche Lake Hike in Montana’s Beautiful Glacier National Park

  I hiked Avalanche Lake trail twice – once in the rain on my first full day in Glacier National Park and a couple of days later on a beautiful afternoon. It’s a wonderful hike rain or shine but you certainly get to see more of the mountains at the summit on a clear day. […]

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Trail of Cedars Glacier National Park Montana Fairy Tale Forest

Trail of Cedars Glacier National Park Montana Fairy Tale Forest

Trail of Cedars on West Glacier side of Glacier National Park in Montana is a must visit for anyone going to the park. Even if you are just driving the Going To The Sun Road and not staying overnight in Glacier National Park you should at least stop and have a stroll around the Trail […]

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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 Trip to Portland Oregon – Itinerary for 3 Days

Solo Trip to Portland Oregon – Itinerary for 3 Days

I think of Portland Oregon as a sister city to Austin Texas (my adopted city) and although I still call Austin my official home, I could be tempted to move to Portland….for my summer home. Although I spent a whole month in P-town I know you probably won’t spend that much time there. So, I […]

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13 BEST Places to Travel Alone in Southeast Asia (2019)

13 BEST Places to Travel Alone in Southeast Asia (2019)

Julie from the travel blog Julie Around the Globe is guest author with her article on the best places to travel alone in Southeast Asia. My first solo trip was a backpacking trip for seven months to Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, and Malaysia. But Julie has traveled on her own since 2016 and visited many more […]

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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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The Solo Traveler’s Guide to Surviving Japan

The Solo Traveler’s Guide to Surviving Japan

Natoya from the travel blog The Kawaii Traveler is guest author with her advice and tips on traveling to Japan alone. Afraid to travel to Japan by yourself? Fear no more! Natoya’s got you covered with this handy Japan solo travel guide that will give you the knowledge and confidence you need to tour around […]

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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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Meat Cove Cape Breton Boardwalk Hike and Lunch at Chowder Hut

Meat Cove Cape Breton Boardwalk Hike and Lunch at Chowder Hut

Making my way up and down the winding Cape Breton roadway with coastal views of the Atlantic I had no idea what I would find at the end of the road. I knew my desired destination, Meat Cove, but I wasn’t quite sure if I would make it there in my little car. Meat Cove […]

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St Augustine FL Beaches Which is BEST? Shells Surf Fishing Turtles

St Augustine FL Beaches Which is BEST? Shells Surf Fishing Turtles

How did I choose St Augustine, with all these beautiful beaches nearby, to be my home for a whole month? When I searched for a warm climate in the United States for my November road trip from Maine I found the extraordinarily beautiful St Augustine on the northeast Atlantic coast. This town is overflowing with […]

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