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Goin' solo...nothing like it! (A trip report collection)

Goin' solo...nothing like it! (A trip report collection)

Oct 21st, 2007, 06:35 PM
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Goin' solo...nothing like it! (A trip report collection)

I thought it might be a good idea (and because I'm procrastinating like crazy) to gather the Fodors' solo trip reports into one place, so I'll start with mine:

Peru (Amazon rainforest) and Panama City, 2007: http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...6&tid=35029544

Poland and Lithuania, plus London, 2006: http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...2&tid=34841274

China, including Tibet and Hong Kong, 2005:
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...7&tid=34656568

Malta, 2004 (in a "100 Best" format
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...2&tid=34569518

Vietnam, 2002:
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...7&tid=34659821

Iceland, 2001 (also in 100 Best format): http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...=2&tid=1278237

Go for it...traveling solo is a wonderful thing.

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Oct 22nd, 2007, 03:34 PM
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What a wonderful idea Amy! This will be one thread that I'll sit my nieces down to read the next time they're here. To follow your lead (and example on identifying the reports):

Ottawa, Toronto, Niagara Falls, Montreal, 2007: http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...9&tid=35061783
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Dec 14th, 2007, 04:58 PM
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Very good idea, I only have one to contribute and it's incomplete.
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Dec 25th, 2007, 11:25 PM
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Good on you!! I love your enthusiasm about traveling solo.. I love it to
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Dec 26th, 2007, 10:18 AM
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Sorry, I never write trip reports myself, so have nothing to contribute along those lines but want to thank you (Amy) for the idea and getting this thread started.

For the rest of you lovers of adventures alone... let's get together & breathe some life into 'Solo Traveler' forum for the New Year!!

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Dec 26th, 2007, 12:27 PM
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My trip reports (all solo) are on my web site: www.wilhelmswords.com - although I've been meaning to do one for fodors for the last trip....
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Dec 31st, 2007, 09:58 AM
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Nova Scotia, 2007
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...9&tid=35049063

Re-reading it I am reminded of somethings I want to do for my next trip, so hope others enjoy it, too. Cheers.
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Jan 7th, 2008, 01:43 PM
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Now I actually finished it, here's the link to my Oct/Nov 2007 trip to Budapest, Austria and Venice: fodors.com/forums/threadselect.jsp?fid=2&tid=35096856
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Feb 22nd, 2008, 07:48 AM
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Here is one, from Seoul, Beijing and Shanghai (I was alone (single female) in China but not in Korea):


http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...7&tid=34984181

I just discovered this board....
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Mar 7th, 2008, 01:46 PM
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I have done lots of solo trips to Western Europe.

London, Brussels, Amsterdam in May 2005
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...2&tid=34626323

London, Belgium in Jan 2006
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...2&tid=34738595

Germany (Northern Bavaria) in April 2007
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...2&tid=34991739

London in Sept 2007
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...2&tid=35064483

Spain in Feb 2008
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...2&tid=35111933
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Jun 9th, 2008, 12:04 PM
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topping, plus add a new one from my most recent trip:

6 days in London, Bath, Stonehenge, & Salisbury (May 2008)
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...2&tid=35134087
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Jun 9th, 2008, 01:02 PM
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Thanks for the reminder. Two from my recent trip:

Capri and Amalfi Coast: http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...2&tid=35123298

Sicily: http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...2&tid=35133064
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Jun 9th, 2008, 05:14 PM
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April 2008
Trip (solo) report: one short week in Edinburgh, also Hadrian's Wall and St. Andrews
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...2&tid=35128123
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Jun 25th, 2008, 06:18 AM
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The solo trips I've written a Fodors trip report on:

USA 2007
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...eigasuki&fid=1

Japan 2006
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...eigasuki&fid=1

Other trips I've done solo - to Japan, Europe and the eastern parts of Australia I've written about in my blog - in reverse oreder. Excuse the typos; they are usually written when tired, against the clock in internet cafes on unfamilair keyboards!

http://www.rockinryoko.blogspot.com/
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Jun 25th, 2008, 06:31 AM
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Oh dear, the links don't seem to have worked - hope this works better.

USA 2007
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...1&tid=35088635

Japan 2006

http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...7&tid=34798185
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Jul 8th, 2008, 02:17 PM
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I just added a solo trip report on Argentina to the Latin America Forum.
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Aug 2nd, 2008, 07:59 AM
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Solo in India, July 2008, has been started here:

http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...7&tid=35147706
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Aug 4th, 2008, 07:50 PM
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My 2007 trip to Ireland is here:
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...2&tid=35007964

I've also been to Scotland and Germany solo, but was lazy about writing up the trips. My Scotland pictures are here though:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/hexadec...7594215644125/

My Maine vacation is in 2 weeks!
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Aug 11th, 2008, 10:36 AM
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Great idea to have a list like this.
Here are some of my solo trip reports:

Spain (Madrid, Segovia, Toledo, Salamanca) July 2007: http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...2&tid=35055217

Copenhagen and Stockholm (July 2006): http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...2&tid=34860450

Just returned from another solo trip - The Veneto, Italy, Vienna and Budapest. Trip report will be done soon.

Two of my all time favorite solo travel threads are:
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...=2&tid=1370305
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...2&tid=34698212
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Aug 14th, 2008, 05:11 PM
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Thanks, Amy, for starting this thread. I'm looking forward to reading the reports.

Here's my (unfinished) France 2008 solo trip report:
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threadselect.jsp?fid=2
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