All things over 40 travel to inspire you to travel solo.
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Looking to up your eco-travel game this summer? If you need new swimwear, peruse some of the top eco-friendly and sustainable swimwear brands, for women and men, this year that will show how stylish and environmentally conscious you are while on the beach.
The Palace of Versailles is undoubtedly the biggest tourist draw in Versailles, less than 40km southwest of Paris. Yep, that means big tourist lines. If you’ll be coming from Paris, too, don’t fear. Read on to find out how to do the best day trip from Paris to Versailles
When tourists think “France” they think Paris. Steeped in history and culture, Paris should undoubtedly be on your bucket list of destinations as an over 40 traveler. Having any time to spend in this one-of-a-kind, “City of Lights”, whether one day to 4 days (or more), is never a bad call.
With COVID-19 vaccines being administered in the U.S. and other countries, travel is starting to pick up again. Yeah! If you’re one of the many over 40 solo travelers dying to fly the friendly skies (yes, they are still friendly), use my 15 travel planning tips for successful solo travel during COVID-19.
Want to visit Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau castles solo in breathaking Bavaria? Here is my complete guide on how to get the best visit experience as a
There may be reasons why you can’t travel when you want to (who said “pandemic”?), but don’t fret. There are ways to feel like you’re getting away without leaving home. Try these 10 ways to travel without traveling over 40. They’ll get you through those tough, non-travel times.
Want to be eco-friendly in your over 40 solo travel? Using eco-friendly baggage is a good place to start. Here are my 10 picks for best eco-friendly personal item bags for planes so you can reduce your impact on the environment while supporting eco-friendly and sustainable brands.
You’re going to Paris, but want to get outside the city for a day? Sipping bubbly, touring champagne caverns, and enjoying more of France’s history and architecture can all be done on your over 40 solo travel with this epic Champagne day trip from Paris to Reims without a car.
When someone hears of Paris, they cannot help think of the Eiffel Tower. If you are going to Paris for the first time, let me provide you vital tips on how to plan your Eiffel Tower visit in Paris so you don’t walk away from your solo trip to Paris with any regrets.
Going to San Francisco for a day, or just have a long layover, and want to see as much as you can? For Free? No worries. I used to live in the Bay Area and have prepared a self-guided walking tour for you to see top sights in one day in San Francisco on foot. Yep, no car required.
If you’re using my How to See Italy and Austria in 2 Weeks Solo and planned your 4 Days in Vienna, you’re now wrapping up your travel planning to find the best Venice 2 day solo itinerary full of bridges and canals, water taxis, Italian history, and an optional day trip to Verona or Padua to absorb as much of Italy you can.
From my How to See Italy and Austria in 2 Weeks Solo you’re now ready to plan the Vienna leg of your trip, yes? Fabulous, because Vienna can easily be the highlight of your 2 week trip. Here’s my Vienna 4 day itinerary (with the Wachau Valley) perfect for solotravel, budget or not.
If you’re using my “How to Spend 2 Weeks in Italy” and planned your 2 Days in Verona on a Budget. Now you’re ready to venture into Austria and find out how I saw the best of Innsbruck on budget in 1 day full of amazing food and beer, outdoor activities, scenic Alps, history and beautiful architecture.
It’s hard enough wondering how you can prevent greenhouse gas emissions, climate change effects, and plastic-clogged oceans in your daily lifestyle. Throw in travel and you wonder how you can keep up? It’s simple: flex your conscious consumer muscle with zero waste, eco-friendly travel products.
If you’re using my How to Spend 2 Weeks in Italy and planned your 2 Days in Milan, you’re now wrapping up your Italy travel planning with finding out how to see my fair Verona on a budget in 2 days that include scenic views, a nod to Shakespeare, roman ruins, an amazing wine festival, and an optional day trip to Padua and opportunity to soak in a little more Italy.
If you’re using my How to Spend 2 Weeks in Italy and planned your 2 Days in Siena, now you’re ready to find out how I saw Florence on budget in 4 days, packed with art, historic sites, wine tasting and an Italian cooking class with dinner. You won’t want to miss this itinerary.
What are the must do activities in Cairns, Australia for an amazing vacation? Here are five amazing, and sometimes FREE, activities in Cairns I enjoyed in five, leisurely days without a car. Try one on each day when you visit Cairns, solo or not.
You’re dying to go to Europe but are solo on a budget? It’s OK – you’re not alone. Budgets are important to a lot of us, but if planned wisely they don’t have to be something that holds
Occasionally I may break out some friendly tourist do’s and don’ts – little travel etiquette tidbits that go a long way in helping us all be a better solo traveler, especially in a foreign country.
If you’re into wine tasting and find yourself in the Vienna, Austria area on your solo trip, don’t forget what I mentioned in About Solo Travel – you don’t have to go wine tasting alone.