Radio Times

Go there alone

May 22, 2015

Guests: Stephanie Rosenbloom, Roberto Ferdman, Kristin Newman

Have you ever traveled by yourself? With no significant others, children, or family members to share the experience with? The solo vacation is on the rise, with 24 percent of overseas travelers going companion-free in 2014. Today on Radio Times, we discuss the increasing popularity of solo travel and some of the advantages of going there alone. We’ll talk with “The Getaway” columnist for The New York Times, STEPHANIE ROSENBLOOM, about why solo sojourning is on the rise, and who has been undertaking such ventures. Then, we’ll speak with writer KRISTIN NEWMAN, author of What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding, and with The Washington Post’s ROBERTO FERDMAN, about the perks of traveling alone and why the idea shouldn’t terrify you so much.

AP Photos/Carrie Osgood

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