Most people assume that traveling is something best done with a bunch of friends or as part of a tour. Group trips have their place, but there's a lot to be said for traveling solo as well.
Writing for one of my favorite travel sites, RaeJean Stokes offers some great insights on traveling alone. Her comments are focused on students in particular, but as a 27-year old who's had more than his share of solo adventures, I can assure you that these tips and the references that she includes as links will be helpful to just about anyone.
Take a look!