Solo in Kilkenny, Ireland, and loving it

10 Feb

I was looking for an Irish town to spend a view days on my own last April, during a two-week trip around Ireland with a rotating roster of travel companions. Kilkenny stood out. The city an hour-and-a-half south of Dublin is known as the design center …

Solo in Quebec City

31 Dec

Shannon happened upon Quebec online. “It looked cute,” and it was French-speaking and she thought it would “feel like you’re in a foreign city,” without the effort and expense of flying to someplace in Europe. In fact, the official website reads, “Queb…

Solo travel tips and insights

11 Nov

While I gear up to write about my recent trip to Italy – Emilia Romagna specifically – I offer a roundup of solo travel stories by others. From an Australian website called “Starts at 60,” a solo female traveller’s (spelled the British way) checklist f…