Over Christmas break, I went on a vacation with my family. It was the first time my brother, sister, their spouses, my nephew and I had all been on a trip together. And because I am the one who has been bitten by the travel… Read More »Have I gotten too comfortable with solo?
While sitting around the campfire with strangers during an outdoor class, one woman said something that struck a chord with me. She said simply, but with force, “It is not safe to travel alone.” Then she said speaking to a hypothetical person, “I’m sorry. Nothing… Read More »Why traveling solo doesn’t scare me
Budget travel is the way I prefer to go. The cheaper the trip, the more trips you can take. I don’t mind giving up comforts in order to see more amazing places either. This past week, I embarked on an 11-day road trip to Utah… Read More »Budget travel – Utah/Wyoming expense report
Did you catch the Super Blood Wolf Moon this weekend? I stood outside in the freezing cold to watch and photograph with my dad the “rare” event (I don’t think it was really that rare but I won’t get into that). And I thoroughly enjoyed… Read More »Why I chose to spend New Year’s Eve alone
Blog posts about solo travel, especially solo hiking, camping, and backpacking, pull me in like a magnet. I love reading about adventures people have on their own. One reason for this is I am a single person. And I also have an odd weekend. Meaning… Read More »The downside of solo backpacking