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Alessandro and I hiking up Martial Glacier
by in Backpacking, Notes, Solo Travel

Notes On Measuring Travel In Friends Rather Than Miles

“A journey is best measured in friends rather than miles” – Tim Cahill Sometimes, I feel like I’m the only traveler on the planet who doesn’t love Rio de Janeiro. I know, I know. What’s wrong with me? I hiked Sugar Loaf and Pico Da Tijuca, ate tasty tapioca from […]

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Delicious desserts and cocktails at Sweet Nectar Charcoal Grill & Spirits. Photo courtesy of Jessica Festa.
by in North America, Solo Travel, Travel Guides

Unusual Trips: Traveling Solo Through The Resort-City Of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, isn’t the first place most people think of when it comes to backpacking and solo travel destinations; however, I recently spent a solo weekend exploring the offerings of this beachfront, high-rise resort-filled city. While not as adventurous or budget-friendly as say Ecuador or Guatemala, it didn’t disappoint. […]

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Diver with a Humphead Wrasse at the Great Barrier Reef.  Photo courtesy of brewbooks.
by in Backpacking, Oceania, Solo Travel, Travel Guides

Solo Traveler’s Guide To Australia

Australia is known for many things – laid-back beach bums, Vegemite, baby wombats, Russell Crowe and so much more. Mostly people come to see the stunning natural beauty of Uluru, the outback, pristine white sand beaches and of course, the Great Barrier Reef. They experience these sights while backpacking, camping, […]

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Notes On Appreciating Your First Bout Of Culture Shock
by in Asia, Backpacking, Editor's Journal, Notes, Solo Travel

Notes On Appreciating Your First Bout Of Culture Shock

Something I didn’t appreciate until now was the beauty of your first real dose of culture shock. While I grew up traveling with my family — road trips to different amusement parks around North America and cruises to the Caribbean — my first true solo experience was heading to Bangkok, […]

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The Essential Solo Traveler’s Survival Guide
by in Solo Travel, Travel Tips/Advice

The Essential Solo Traveler’s Survival Guide

Traveling solo is an experience everyone should have at least once. That being said, to those who have never done it it can seem like a scary endeavor. I’m here to tell you once you take that first step to beginning your solo adventure, you’ll be giving yourself a life-changing […]

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