North America 10 Solo Travel Destinations: If like some of us, you are still waiting to take a summer vacation. Here are my top personal suggestions for relatively close-by and bargain solo travel destinations. More good news? For extra savings, you can drive or take the train (or even bus) to many saving costs and waiting in lines when flying. In addition, there is a wide range of options. You can start choose a cultural travel package, adventure vacations for singles or even wildlife vacations. Surprised? You don’t need to go on a distant safari to see some fascinating wildlife in their natural or sometimes adopted habitat...Read More
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Palm Beach Florida Sunshine Old World Elegance: If you still have not gone to the beach this year, now is the time.
- You can save by a trip off season.
- If you love Europe’s charm but can’t get there now, this is the place.
- This can work for a range of budgets. (i) Air fares are much less than if you go abroad. (ii) Hotels may be higher than some places but see our thoughts below.
Palm Beach Florida Sunshine Old World Elegance: Why Palm Beach?
Have reports of terrorist attacks and jewel heists left you staying at home? Go to Palm Beach where travel time is short if you are in the US or Canada. It has charm and style and is generally sunny. Prices go way up in the winter and holidays.
The only well known safety issue in 2016 has been the ...Read More
Travel Tips in Tough Times Solo Trekker 4 U Sadly, recent times have seen an increase in violence in many parts of the world from Europe to Africa. As a result, some travelers are concerned about safety as they think of a next trip abroad. There are no guarantees. However, it helps to think ahead and plan the best ways to be prepared.
Travel Tips in Tough Times Solo Trekker 4 U: Know Before You go:
Look first at your destination. Learn about issues there via the Internet. Check out government warnings. Arc there problems there at the moment? Hotly disputed elections? For example, years ago I was planning a trip to a remote part of Africa...Read More
Holidays for Solo Travelers: Fun Facts and Solo Destinations: I know you may still be enjoying languid summer days at the beach. However, it is never too early to plan ahead for the next set of holidays. No one wants to be “Home Alone for the Holidays”! Some destinations like ski resorts book one year ahead. The reason? Many people return each year to the same spot for Christmas and New Year’s. So now is the time to dust off your bucket list, and make a plan for the holidays.
Holidays for Solo Travelers: Fun Facts and Solo Destinations:
More Fun and Really Odd Holiday Facts: Latin America and France:
- One of the really interesting facts is that all around the world, people have very different ways of celebrating special occasions...
Greek Islands Adventure Kayak Between the Cyclades: This is the place to get away from it all. What could be better than hiking and kayaking around the Greek Islands?
Greek Islands Adventure Kayak Between the Cyclades: Overview of the History of the Cyclades:
- Greek Islands Adventure Kayak Between the Cyclades, the first question is generally what does the name “Cyclades” mean? It comes from the word Cyclades that means circle in Greek. If you take a look at a map, you will see why that name fits. The islands form a circle in the Mediterranean between Greece and Turkey. That makes them popular as a tourist destination.
- However, it has also meant that they were both a crossroads for trade and for hordes of invaders over the centurie...
True or False: 5 Myths on Travel in the Tropics. I have always dreamed of tall palms and far away islands in the tropics. It can be a dream trip, but do watch out for its being a nightmare! As they say, “know before you go”. Take our light hearted quiz, and email us on our Contacts page to add any of your own tips.
Myth One: Mosquitoes only bite at dawn or dusk. (Variation: “We don’t have mosquitoes on our property.”) False. That may be the primary risk for insect-borne diseases, but insects can feast at any time. Wear protective clothing and insect-repellent where diseases are serious such as malaria, dengue fever and Japanese encephalitis.
True or False: 5 Myths on Travel in the Tropics:
Myth Two: You can’t get there from here. True...Read More
Solo Travel Destinations Cambodia: Adventure and cultural travel combined.
Solo Travel Destinations Cambodia:
Every year by late summer to early fall, I start to think about alternatives to “home alone for the holidays” and look to find the best vacations for singles for year end. It generally strikes me that the best destinations are often the oddest ones. Having had an “Amazon Christmas” last year, I knew I had to top it for 2014-15.
Solo Travel Destinations Cambodia:
Always looking for the best vacations for singles, I was intrigued by sailing the Mekong Delta. I had to consider the best way to go. First there was the distance .I would travel from the US East Coast to SE Asia...
A Top Solo Travel Destination-Sri Lanka: During the first week in June, I discovered a new destination that has something for everyone. As the guest of NKAR Travel & Tours, one of the country’s top five providers, I had an authentic view of Sri Lanka from beaches to towering hills.
A Top Solo Travel Destination-Sri Lanka: Overview:
Sri Lanka’s small size makes it possible to have a good first introduction to the country in a week. For many of us in the US with limited vacation, the timing is just right. It is a very clean country even in rural areas and very safe. As one commentator quipped: If two bicycles were stolen in one day in Sri Lanka that would be deemed a major crime spree! As a woman solo traveler, I had no security concerns.
People were warm ...Read More