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Smart Adventure Solo Travel

 Smart Adventure Solo Travel

Smart Adventure Solo Travel

Smart Adventure Solo Travel 35 Tips. New Tips How to Make Solo Adventure Travel Easier Now: Adventure travel is my passion. However, there have been some challenges. I just missed being a snack for crocodiles. I have gone through low-grade wars abroad. I have survived two emergency landings on commercial jets. I have some up-to-date tips on how to make smart adventure travel solo easier.

New  Solo Travel Tips Easier Even Before you Leave Home

Tip 1 Getting There:

The length of your trip may mean 2 days of flights. I think it is good to break it up. When I flew to Beijing and Bangkok, I spent the night at a 4-star hotel in the latter. I then flew on to Siem Reap, Cambodia, to catch a boat to Vietnam...

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Traveling to Jordan

Traveling to Jordan Solo Travel Jordan: As the picture below shows, Jordan is a combination of the present day and its ancient past. It has a mix of Nabataean, Greek, Roman, and Arab culture.  

Traveling to Jordan Solo Travel Jordan

Traveling to Jordan Solo Travel Jordan

Traveling to Jordan

Jordan has been a crossroads since ancient times with monuments from four separate cultures. Ruins draw countless tourists to Jerash and Petra, the latter featured in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. Its climate can range from hot in the summer to light snow in winter, especially in the mountains.

Notwithstanding its long history, Jordan is also very modern, dubbed by some as the Mideast’s “Silicon Valley”.

Arriving at Jordan Solo Travel Jordan:

My Jordan was limited to the week...

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Solo Travel Pricing

Solo Travel Pricing

Solo Travel Pricing

Solo Travel Pricing Tracker-First Solo Adventure Travel 5 Tips Adventure.

Travel has been an active part of the growing solo travel trend. Baby Boomers and Millennials are all heading out to join this crowd.  My first solo adventure was as a college student. Like most students, I had a low to no travel budget, no car and not a real detailed idea of my itinerary. Undaunted, as Solo Travel Pricing Tracker, I boarded a bus with an open ticket from Washington to Los Angeles. For 5 weeks, my small overnight bag and I saw the US from the Art Institute of Chicago to a Midwest dairy farm and even the Salt Lake and on to California.

Having now seen all 50 states and 68 countries, I have these 5 tips for your first solo adventure.

First Solo Adventure Travel 5 Tips: Before Le...

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10 Caribbean-North American Vacations

10 Caribbean-North American Vacations: If you can’t decide where to go for summer vacation, take a look at some of our top picks nearby. Here are our recommendations.

10 Caribbean-North American Vacations:

Latin America for tropical vacations and cultural/history tours:

Visit:

  • Belize
  • Dominican Republic
  • Costa Rica
  • Panama
  • Puerto Rico
  • Mexico
  • Cuba

Things to do and see:

  • Beaches and watersports
  • Cultural/historical tours
  • Tennis and golf
  • Rainforests and jungles to explore
  • Archaeological ruins in Tulum and Chichen Itza
  • Ziplining, whitewater rafting and hiking
  • Local cuisine to sample

10 Caribbean-North American Vacations:

Victoria in Canada’s British Columbia:

Things to do and see:

  • Taste local wines, and tour vineyards.
  • See the Royal British Columbia Museum, Craigdarroch Castle and Victor...
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Fifteen Tips for Flying Solo with a Baby (Book Excerpt)

 Flying Solo with a Baby

Flying Solo with a Baby

Flying solo with a baby or young child presents its own set of logistical considerations. For example, how do you get your carry-on bags, stroller, and possibly a car seat—oh, and your shoes, and your coat—onto the X-ray scanner while you juggle your child (and now they ask to see your boarding pass and photo ID for a second time)?  How do you fold your stroller at the gate with your child in your arms? What do you do with your baby while you use the lavatory? And how do you install the car seat while wrestling your toddler and situating your carry-on bags? And if you’re flying with a lap child, how will you eat your dinner when there may not even be room for the tray and your child in your lap?

Anything else to consider? How about negotiating baggage claim i...

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