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Solo Travel Tips – 7 Steps to Begin Your Solo Adventures

Posted on 4 CommentsPosted in Itineraries, Meeting New Friends, The Good Stuff, Travel Tips

My friend Amanda, recently traveled to London on her first solo trip.  This wasn’t a business trip or a school trip, this was last-minute due to a ridiculous coach award ticket on USAir direct to London she found for 30k points (normally 50k).  Exploring London is so easy to do as a solo traveler that I […]

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Finding my tribe at TBEX Toronto and starting a new chapter after tragedy

Posted on 3 CommentsPosted in Meeting New Friends, The Good Stuff, Toronto

  Last week was really a contrast of the best and worst of times. I started the week saying “goodbye” to my father and two days later still in a bit of funeral shock was boarding a plane for Toronto for my first TBEX (Travel Blogger Exchange) Conference. Having dealt with losing friends too young, […]

Leaving Lima…..Meeting Noah

Posted on 3 CommentsPosted in Flights, Meeting New Friends, South America

The flight from Lima to JFK was set to leave after midnight which made the last day in the city quite long.  Having toured the Incan ruins at Pachacamac in the morning and the Magic Water Circuit at night, I was pretty exhausted and looking forward to a bit of sleep on the plane.  The […]

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Meeting Jess and Justin on Easter Island

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Over the years traveling solo, I’ve met many people who have adopted me either due to my witty personality (haha!) or because they feel bad I am alone.  It’s great to meet new travelers to explore with no matter what the reason – I’ve stopped caring about the “why” At the airport, after meeting up with […]