Traveling the world as a solo female? Worried something might happen? Nervous? Think your friends and family might be right? Fear not. Many, many, many women travel the world alone each year and end up fine. I can’t offer advice on that subject (since I’m a guy!) so I got some female travel writers to offer their advice. Below are posts from women of all ages that have traveled the world alone and their advice on how to do it safely.
Our new regular contributor Kristin talks about how she came over her fear to travel the world solo, became a better person because of it, and what upcoming advice she is going to give to others who want to do the same
This article from Kristin talks about why female travel is different, the challenges women face that men don’t, and why deserves it’s own special attention and discussion.
Fear is the number one thing that holds people back from traveling, especially women who read horror stories on the news. This post breakdowns the common reasons why women stay home and why they are wrong.
How marriage, family, and kids isn’t for everyone and sometimes you just have to say no to what society wants you to do and just live your dreams until your ready for something more.
Many safety precautions are common sense when it comes to traveling safely. Here are some tips from a solo traveler about staying safe in South America.
Should Women Travel to India? Is it safe? Writer Candace Rardon talks about women’s safety in India and gives 11 tips to use during your visit.
For close to a year, Kristin Addis from Be My Travel Muse has been writing a monthly column on solo female travel for this website. She’s covered WWOOFing in South Africa, hitchhiking in China, safety tips, what to tell naysayers, and much, much more. Over the last few months, Kristin and I worked together on a guide to solo female travel. It includes lots of practical travel information but also tips and advice that are specific to women and their travel needs. If you’re a female traveler and looking for a resource about traveling as a woman, this book is for you!