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Hello, fellow travelers! It’s Melissa here, back with another delightful twist on my solo travel journey. If you’re reading this, chances are you’ve felt the pull of wanderlust in the same unexpected ways I have over the years.
From my very first solo escapade in the pre-smartphone days of 2009 to the endless adventures in my 40s, each journey has been a testament to self-discovery and the magic that happens when you step out on your own.
Now, imagine having the world at your fingertips, with all the resources you need to kickstart your solo venture.
Welcome to the Ultimate Solo Travel Resource Library! Curated with love and packed with the wisdom of a decade of travel, this library is the go-to haven for anyone aspiring to take the world by storm, all by themselves.
Whether you’re seeking a getaway from the whirlwind of life’s comparisons or you’re in a phase of rediscovery, solo travel could be your golden ticket. And with this library, you have everything you need to navigate the vast horizons and bustling cities, solo-style.
Remember, sometimes the most unexpected detours lead us right where we need to be. Dive into this treasure trove, and let’s embark on another adventure together, yet independently!
Safe travels and happy discoveries,
Best Travel Planning Sites
A Tripadvisor Company
Leading global online platform for travelers seeking remarkable tours, activities, and travel experiences. Catering to various interests and destinations worldwide.
Discover. Experience. Adventure.
Premier online platform specializing in connecting travelers with unique tours and activities worldwide. Ensuring authentic adventures and easy bookings for globetrotters.
See The City with a local
Connects travelers with local guides for personalized, authentic experiences. Dive deep into local culture, and navigate hidden gems with experts who call the place home.
Booking.com is a global online travel agency, offering an extensive range of accommodations, from luxury hotels to cozy guesthouses. Simplifying travel with user-friendly search and booking tools, it’s your gateway to stay worldwide.
Hotels.com is a leading online accommodation platform, showcasing a vast array of hotels, resorts, and lodgings across the globe. With intuitive search features and trusted user reviews, it’s a traveler’s go-to for effortless stay reservations.
Expedia is a comprehensive travel platform, offering everything from flights and hotels to vacation packages and car rentals. As a one-stop solution for travelers, it streamlines trip planning with competitive rates and a user-centric approach.
Travel Savvy Tools
Learning how to budget your money on vacation is a skill that takes a minute or two to master. I go into great detail in my post about everything you need to consider in order to plan properly.
Free Digital Planner
Solo Travel Digital Planner
Grab the Free 12-page Solo Essentials Planner! Totally editable for free in Canva!
Email + Marketing
Flodesk — My absolute favorite platform to make newsletters is Flodesk! Create workflows and track user interests easily. Flodesk is also very affordable if you are just starting out!
Looking to outsource projects? Yeah, me too.
Find knowledge freelancers on UpWork! You can post job specifics and wait for people to reach out to you.
I have hired SEO experts and professionals to help with my website speed.
Hosting + Website
17th Avenue — Looking for a theme that stands out? I can highly recommend the themes from 17th Avenue! The installation information is very detailed; I found it easy to implement when I self-installed my second site.
Our Favorite Brands
Looking for the perfect jet-setting suitcase? Smart Birdy bags are one of a kind!
Check out all the fancy features and functions of this incredible carry-on.
Enjoy $50 off with code: SOLOBIRDY10
*some exclusions apply
Airalo stands at the forefront of revolutionizing global connectivity through eSIM technology.
By using Airalo, travelers and tech enthusiasts alike can access local data plans from around the world without the need for physical SIM cards.
This means instant connectivity upon landing in a new country, without the hassle of finding a local store or paying exorbitant roaming charges.
Travel Essentials Round-Up
Looking for all my favorite travel products in one place? I created this shop page that breaks it down for you, category by category!