When bad weather disrupted my plans in Athens, I ducked into a souvenir shop to wait out the storm. What happened next reminded why I believe in solo travel and the value that other cultures can add to our lives when we do.
Before you scoff at the idea of taking one of those cheesy double-decker bus tours, consider the value these tours might have for you as a solo traveler. (Especially if you don't speak or read the language.) Read about my experience with City Sightseeing Tours in Athens, Greece.