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Sketch, cycle or house-sit

FEEL like a break but have no one to go with? Four Aussie travellers reveal the best holidays they’ve done on their own. SKETCHING HOLIDAY – Fiji, Europe, Australia (Jan … 

Ditch your fears

MANY people allow fear to stand in the way of travelling solo. Some get worked up over the little things, such as dining alone. Others lie awake at night, picturing … 

Got a solo travel question?

Whether you’re an experienced solo traveller or thinking-about-it first-timer, ask me about solo travel! Answers will be published here and in the Escape travel magazine of your Sunday newspapers on … 

How to avoid single supplements

IS THERE any worse insult to a solo traveller than the single supplement? This dreaded surcharge – as high as 100 per cent – is imposed when one person occupies … 

Why we prefer to travel alone

IF YOU travel solo, you’re not alone. The number of solitary explorers is rising faster than a SYD-LAX takeoff. Backpackers, professionals, divorcees and widows are among the one-person wanderers who … 

Guide to Central Park NYC

New York may be the city that never sleeps, but Central Park is where people go to relax. The huge space, stretching 51 blocks through the heart of Manhattan, is … 

Nevada: Road trip from Vegas to Reno

I never thought I would want to leave behind the bedazzlement of Las Vegas to drive across the desert for a week. But the echoic emptiness of mountain ranges and … 

Vienna with a local

There is a curious joy in watching people queue for a coach tour while you look forward to strolling from coffee shop to wine bar with a local. I am … 

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