Safety as a Solo Traveler

Safety as a Solo Traveler

Fears for your safety as a solo traveler can often be a deterrent to leaving home and exploring the world. For many places in the world, safety is a concern, but if you take some sensible precautions, most of the world can be explored safely. Here are some things you...
Utah’s “Mighty Five” Road Trip

Utah’s “Mighty Five” Road Trip

The “Mighty Five” Utah National Parks should be on everyone’s travel bucket list. Zion, Bryce, Arches, Canyonlands, and Capitol Reef are home to some of the most stunning landscapes in the United States. They are also close enough that you can visit...
Ameribag Healthy Back Bag

Ameribag Healthy Back Bag

If you are looking for the best all-around travel bag, look no further than the Ameribag Healthy Back Bag.  The company advertises their unique design helps ease the weight of the back and they are correct.  By putting pockets in strategic locations, the bag...
Driving Through Ireland

Driving Through Ireland

Driving through Ireland is not as difficult as it sounds. Yes, there is a learning curve if you’ve never driven on the left before. Getting out of the airport can be tricky, but Dublin Airport is right off of a freeway so you don’t have to drive on city streets to get...
Seeing Italy on a Bus Tour

Seeing Italy on a Bus Tour

Seeing Italy on a bus tour? If you are intimidated at the thought of driving alone through a non-English speaking country, a group bus tour may be the answer. Italy is an amazing country that deserves to be visited over and over again. Bus tours only hit the...
Traveling Solo on a Group Tour

Traveling Solo on a Group Tour

Traveling solo on a group tour is not for everyone.  If you really want the flexibility to set your own travel agenda and like being on your own then group tours may not work for you.  However, group tours can be a fun option for the solo traveler.  They are a great...
Do You Need Travel Insurance?

Do You Need Travel Insurance?

Do you need travel insurance? The answer is, it depends. If you are taking a weekend road trip in your home country and have reservations that can be canceled with no penalties, then you probably don’t need travel insurance. If you are traveling overseas and...
Senior National Park Pass

Senior National Park Pass

If you are over 62, one of the best travel benefits you can obtain is the Senior National Park Pass issued by the National Park Service. The America the Beautiful Senior Pass is one of several passes issued by the Park Service. The pass allows you free lifetime access...

Welcome, Solo Boomers!

More and more people are traveling solo these days for a variety of reasons. Many online resources for solo travelers seem to be geared to twenty-something hikers and backpackers. While we hope they will find value in the site as well, we really want to help those of...