About the Book

Travelling Solo – No Longer Means Travelling Alone


Do you yearn to travel – to see Roman ruins, shop in Paris, discover China’s ancient past or sip cocktails on the beach in Fiji? But are you missing out just because you don’t have a travel buddy?

The Solo Traveller’s Compass reveals a solo traveller’s options to share in the fun of group travel experiences. Whether something is holding you back or you’d like to discover some new insights, this book will arm you with the know-how and confidence you need to embark on a solo adventure.

Jam-packed with practical tips and advice, you’ll find out how to get started, plan and prepare for your travels and, of course, have the best holiday ever!

Read this book and your travels have just begun!




Getting Started

Is there something holding you back from starting your solo traveller journey?  Maybe you just want the heads up on the kind of options out there for joining grouptravel offers.Part 1 sets the framework for starting out.


  • What’s Stopping You?
  • Choosing the Right Tour
  • To Share Or Not To Share
  • What If Touring Isn’t My Style?



Before You Go

If you get the planning right, you will be off to the best start possible. Part 2, ‘Before You Go’ saves you from trying to think of it all. There’s heaps of tips and tricks that will save you a lot of time and a lot of worry.


  • Visa, Passports and Insurance
  • Pointers For Booking Flights & Hotels
  • Money Matters
  • A Healthy Traveler Is A Happy One
  • Preparation & Packing



On Your Trip

Daunted by departing and arriving on your own? Find out what to expect and set off with some handy hints to relieve you of the worry and let you relax and enjoy the beginning of your journey.


  • Your Departure
  • Your Arrival
  • Getting About
  • From Strangers To Friends
  • Travel Etiquette
  • A Touring Guide
  • Safety First


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Important: The book, The Solo Traveller's Compass includes information, advice and opinions which are general in nature and can only serve as a guide. Readers should consider their individual circumstances and do their own research for their travel destinations. All travellers should be aware that even if well informed, your personal safety cannot be guaranteed when you travel..


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