Solo Travel Tips (Video)

Published on August 29, 2013

Solo travel is one of the most transformative experiences you can plan in life. I am a big proponent of it at any age. But before you go, you may want to know these tips – all about making it less, well, solo!

I remember the first time I left the country on my own. It was exhilarating as I touched down in Florence for a summer of learning Italian, cooking classes and immersing myself in local culture. That trip turned out to be the first of many solo voyages for me.

While traveling on my own in countries from Nicaragua and Peru to Germany and Spain I’ve picked up techniques that make the whole experience of traveling on my own go more smoothly.

And in this video, I’ll talk about ways to take the edge off of these kinds of trips – ways to set yourself up with “social-ins.”