solo travel

5 Ways to Travel the World Solo

Courtney Miles's picture

If you’ve ever dreamed of lying on a beach in the tropics, watching the sea crash against the shore while sipping on a cold beverage, you’ve probably come up with all kinds of ideas on how you could actually achieve the dream. Traveling is an incredible experience—you get to see new places, experience new cultures, and eat wonderful food. The biggest drawback is it costs money… and without a way to fund your adventures, you will remain lying on your sofa dreaming, rather than doing. Luckily, the following are five ways you can fund your travels and scratch the itch. 

Safety Guide: Traveling Alone for the First Time

Lexa Pennington's picture

Traveling alone is one of the most amazing experiences that everyone should have at least once in their lives. When being on the road on your own, you get the opportunity to test your limits, and discover and understand yourself better, because it is just you with your own thoughts and the emotions for everything new that experienced on your journey.

One Teacher's Summer Plan: Solo Travelling to Tel Aviv

Asako Maruoka's picture

When you’re a teacher, you spend the whole school year in the four corners of your classroom with your students. However, when it’s summer, you get the chance to temporarily leave that classroom and explore a new place. 

Mi Cafecito: A Coffee Tour for a Tea Lover

Stephane Alexandre's picture

Our Intercultural Immersion Editor, Stephane Alexandre, recently was a guest with G Adventures for 16 days to Costa Rica! This is one of her trip reports – and on my favorite subject, coffee.

A Solo Trip Can Be A Disaster If You Forget These 7 Rules

Lexa Pennington's picture

A solo road trip is a life-changing experience everyone should have. I decided to go for a solo trip to clear my mind, find myself again and, to be honest, to finally create the perfect trip focusing on what I like. At first, I was a little bit scared, as it was my first time traveling alone, but I made the most of my experience - keeping in mind some useful things. Here are my best 7 tips for your first solo trip.

Girls Who Travel

Dr. Jessie Voigts's picture

Need a great summer read? I’ve got a great anytime read for you, dear wanderers. Girls Who Travel, a novel by Nicole Trilivas, landed in my hands last week. Let me tell you from experience: don’t start reading this book at 11pm. Because pretty soon it’ll be the early hours of the morning, and birds will be chirping, and coffee never looked so good, but you’ll be imagining drinking it in London, not stumbling to in your kitchen. But the good news is that your reading wanderlust will be supremely satisfied.