This book is for … anyone who’d like to know more about solo travel, whether you’re new to travel, a seasoned adventurer, a curious armchair traveller, or ready to break away from the pack and go on your own for the first time. We’ve tapped into the deep knowledge and rich experiences of globetrotters with decades of experience as solo travellers the world over. Within these pages, they deliver their treasured solo travel tips, tricks, and tidbits that can make the difference between a trip that’s just so-so and one that’s top-notch, bursting at the seams with soul-satisfying experiences, and truly unforgettable.
I am an odd mixture of Classical scholar and secular paranormalist. When an opportunity came up to visit the ancient ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum I was, of course, intrigued and excited. These two locations were caught in the violent