Solo Traveler: Tales and Tips For Great Trips

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Fodor's, 2005 - Travel - 266 pages
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A quarter of all travelers hit the road without a companion each year, whether for business or pleasure. In this personal book, solo travel expert, Lea Lane, reveals the joys of the experience as well as its challenges, and dispels the stigma of traveling solo, covering such topics as:

• Dining alone
• Solo-friendly lodgings
• Group and special-interest travel—including ditching the group
• Socializing with locals and finding romance along the way
• Traveling with pets
• Smart ways to save and spend

With warmth and wit, the seasoned, and award-winning journalist, Lane helps readers conquer their fears, make intelligent choices, and appreciate solo travel not just as a different way to go, but the ultimate way to go.
 

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Solo Traveler: Tales and Tips for Great Trips, 1st Edition (Special-Interest Titles)

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Lane, a well-published travel writer who has contributed to a number of travel books (e.g., The Unofficial Guide to New York City ), here offers a guide for the solo traveler, which she defines ... Read full review

Contents

Joys Ploys What Annoys
1
Planning Saving
17
Where to Go What to Do on Your Own
35
Cruises Spas
61
Soloing with Others 73
72
Traveling with Pets
85
Packing lor One
97
Getting There Getting Around 113
112
Ealing Alone
153
Shopping
167
Traditions Taboos Tipping
187
Meeting People
205
Safety Health 225
206
Special Solo Situations
243
Breaking Away
253
Copyright

Successful Solo Lodging
138

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