Looking Down on New York City

New York City was one of the top ten places I wanted to visit in the world and I finally got the chance to visit it. New York City is full of life, outstanding architecture and shopping. One of my loves is architecture and I was excited to overlook the architecture of New York City from the top of the Empire State Building. It was a cloudly day but it didn't stop me from taking dozens of photos. Here are »

12 Tips for Stress-Free Solo Travel

As a solo traveller you may experience times of stress or hassles that y would never have experienced before. You should firstly know that you are not alone. Well everyone may not have experienced what you have, there are lots of people who have; some stressful times are common and some are not. Here are some tips that you can use for a stress-free time. 1 Plan your trip in advance: Majority of people are not planners, they may have »

Hardening WordPress Using .htaccess

Hardening or security WordPress is critical for any blog or website. Having a hacked website could lead to a decrease in visits and return visits, embarassment, decrease sales and even delisting in search engines like Google. There is no such thing as 100% secure blog or website. It's not possible. However, it is possible to harden your WordPress installation to help prevent common hacking methods. In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to harden / secure your WordPress installation »

Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours in Montreal

When walking out the Notre-Dame Basilica of Montreal, to my left I noticed a couple of horse-drawn carriages that can provide you with a tour of old Montreal. You can find horse-drawn carriage tours at the bottom of Place Jacques-Cartier. Prices range from $60 to $80, plus taxes, for an hour long tour. »

Notre-Dame Basilica of Montreal in Winter

Notre Dame de Montreal is a basilica in the historic district of Old Montreal, which is located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Notre Dame de Montreal is a Roman Catholic Church that was completed in the late 1880s and the style is of Gothic Revival architecture. It is a designated national historic site of Canada. Walking up to the basilica is amazing; the gothic style architecture is beautiful and breathtaking. The basilica seemed to be covered with snow, which matched the »

Welcome to The Solo Traveller

Welcome to the Solo Traveller website. The Solo Traveller is a blog that provides free resources, with primary focus on solo travel tips and solo travel stories. The Solo Traveller blog will also provide tutorials on how-to create, build and grow your own travel blog. Bookmark this website, subscribe to our RSS feed and subscribe to our weekly newsletter to stay up-to-date with the Solo Traveller. »

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