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Hello Reel Talk Radio Listeners!

If you found me from my appearance on Reel Talk Radio hosted by Capt. Debbie Hanson, hello and welcome! Following are links making solo travel and outdoor adventures easier and topics we discuss on the show.

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Where Will You Travel Once the Pandemic's Over?
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Why You Should be Planning Now for a Solo Trip After the Pandemic

Releasing a travel book during a pandemic may seem fruitless. However, you should be planning now for a solo trip after the pandemic. Here are the reasons why.

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Road in the Nevada Desert
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What to Pack for a Desert Trip

From my quick summer vacation to Death Valley over the summer, here are my 8 essentials of what to pack for a desert trip. From maps to water bottles, and sunscreen to Shinesty panties, carefully pack the essentials for a safe and comfortable adventure in the desert.

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Pad Thai from the Chatuchak Weekend Market in Bangkok, Thailand.
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Eat Like a Local on Bangkok Food Tours

My friend Pam is from Thailand and every month, she hosts a Thai food cooking lesson in her home. Her dishes keep my memories of the daily Bangkok food tours I took vivid. Pam has taught me to make yummy dishes such as chicken satay with peanut sauce and my favorite entrée, pad Thai.

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Snow Globes at the Frankfurt Christmas Market, 2015
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Holiday Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Solo Travelers

Need stocking stuffer ideas for a solo traveler on your holiday list? Here are a few of my hand-selected items for 2016. From a reusable device that extracts insect venom to fashionable yet practical socks, you’ll find something for your fave independent traveler. And, you may find something for yourself.

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Postcard of Bears in Yellowstone National Park, 1916
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My 9 Tips for Planning a Budget Summer Vacation in Yellowstone National Park

Visiting Yellowstone will create a lifetime of memories. I spent seven seasons living and working in America’s first national park and have visited several times since. These nine tips should help you plan a budget summer vacation in Yellowstone National Park.

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Christmas Light Canal Cruise with King Fisher Fleet and Banana Bay Tour Company, Punta Gorda, Fla., Dec. 2014
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Inspiring a Reader to Travel Alone While AARP Offers Tips for Solo Travel

You have no idea how a much it means to me when someone tells me I’ve inspired them. Solo Travel Girl is meant to inspire others to travel alone, not lonely and Friday night, I had the pleasure of meeting up with one of my blog readers who has become a friend. Sherri from Canada Read More »

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Golden Pavilion, a Zen Temple in Kyoto, Japan
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Travel to Japan: How to Use a Japanese Toilet

Traveling to Japan? Be prepared on how to use a Japanese toilet and understand the etiquette of peeing in Japan. Peeing should not be hard. It’s a natural function. But just like everything in Japan, there’s certain etiquette to follow. I spent a month in Japan and one of my biggest challenges was conquering the Japanese toilets to become queen of the throne.

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