Solo in Milan

Milan is the financial capital of Italy and is very much the engine room of the country so on the face of it might not be a number one destination for solo travelers who generally prefer Florence and Venice. However Milan has a lot offer the single traveler and if you time your trip not … Read more

Disadvantages of Traveling Solo

It’s with some reluctance that I write about this subject because for me, someone who is passionate about solo travel, I see only positive things from the solo experience. The ability to go where you want, when you want, will always outweigh any disadvantages. So here, as promised are some of the general disadvantages of … Read more

Travel Insurance for health cover

Travel or medical insurance is such a boring subject for the intrepid solo traveller to consider and its often one of those things that gets left to the last minute. However, it is probably one of the most important things that you need to address before you travel. Why should you bother taking out travel … Read more

Solo Guide to Miami Beach

Florida is blessed with many awesome beach towns and cities but few compare in size and stature to Miami Beach, particularly the area around South Beach. What makes it such an ideal solo destination is the fact that you can be who you want to be because pretty much every flavor of humanity exists here! … Read more

Couchsurfing for the solo

One of  the biggest obstacles for the solo traveler to overcome is being potentially lonely on the road and this no doubt puts off many potential solos. There are many different ways of hooking up with other travelers such as staying in hostels, doing activities but what about meeting locals? This is where couchsurfing comes … Read more

Top 3 Solo Destinations

Some countries are just really well geared up to solo travelers and make excellent destinations to explore alone without requiring a travel buddy. The main factor which makes these countries stand out is the ease of which it is to meet other travelers and to have the option not to be  ‘alone’. 1. New Zealand … Read more