July 23, 2017

News & Updates

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It’s Official: I’m On Hiatus

These days, I talk about this blog in the past tense. That makes me sad. “I used to blog,” I tell the curious. Some are content with that brief response whereas others prod for more. “My blog was called ‘Wanderlust for One,’” I’d say when they asked. “I wrote about solo travel.” Except these days, I don’t travel as much… [Keep reading…]

 
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Smith Tower, Secrets, and Seattle

During my time in Seattle last summer, I visited Smith Tower, intrigued by a single feature: a wishing chair, housed on the tower’s 35th floor as a gift from the Last Empress of China. As the legend goes, any single woman who sincerely wished to be married could sit in that chair and her wish would be fulfilled within a year. I hightailed it over to Smith Tower and sat in the wishing chair twice for good measure. Guess what? It worked.

 
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Becoming Wanderlust for One

On June 10, 2010, almost exactly 2 years ago, I penned the very first post on this site after deciding to simply embrace an impulse to write about my travels. I hardly had any idea about what I was doing (see this post and this one as proof), what running a blog about travel entailed, and how much work was… [Keep reading…]

 
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My Summer Vacation Preview

I can’t believe it’s been a month since I last posted but it’s been time well spent. I found a new place to live, I’m in the process of moving, and I’m in the middle planning my most epic trip EVER. Yes, I said it: EVER.

 
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Single No More?

A year and a half ago, when I started blogging about my travels, I tried to come up with a blog name that was clever while representing the fact that I am a solo traveler who also happens to be single. The Single Occupancy Blog was born.