Not everyone has a supportive community when it comes to their travel plans. Friends and family often don’t understand or have unrealistic concerns about your travels. But don’t worry! There are ways to help bring them abroad and turn them into your travel cheerleaders.
On the second Wednesday of the month, Kristin Addis from Be My Travel Muse writes a guest column featuring tips and advice on solo female travel. It’s an important topic I can’t adequately cover, so I brought in an expert to share her advice. This month her column is on safety in South Africa. At […]
Getting into vehicles with strangers seems dangerous and stupid. In reality, however, it can be a lesson in kindness and communication, while providing an insider’s view to a country. Follow along as Kristin shares her story about hitchhiking solo across China, sharing her tips and tricks along the way!
Posted: 11/12/2014 | November 12th, 2014 On the second Wednesday of the month, Kristin Addis from Be My Travel Muse writes a column featuring tips and advice on solo female travel. It’s not a topic I can cover and, since there’s a lot of female travelers out there, I felt it was important to bring […]
As Kristin explains, traveling as a solo female traveler can be a liberating experience. However, it does come with a distinct set of challenges, ones that most men do not have to experience. Does that mean you should avoid solo travel as a woman? Not at all! But you just need to take a few things into consideration.
The standard career-house-family path is not for everyone. Neither is traveling in groups or with friends. Some people – including women – yearn for a more adventurous life. As Kristin explains, that’s where solo female travel comes in.
The issue of women’s safety in India has been in the news frequently lately. Many women have expressed concerns about traveling there, and many more have opted not to go at all. I’ve never been to India — and I’m also not a woman — but I feel this is an important subject to discuss. Today, please […]
Finding love on the road isn’t that difficult – but building a relationship that lasts? That’s another story. As Ayngelina explains, finding love on the road is a challenge unto itself. But it is hardly an impossible one!
Posted: 05/05/2011 | May 5th, 2011 This is a guest post by Ayngelina of Bacon is Magic. She will be writing a series of articles on traveling as a solo female in your thirties. I had a textbook childhood. I went to university, graduated with a degree, worked hard, and eventually landed a great job […]
Solo travel isn’t always easy. It will test your patience, courage, and willingness to adapt to situations outside of your comfort zone. But despite the challenges, solo traveling will teach you about yourself and the world around you in ways you will never expect.
As our female travel expert Laura explains, Italy has something for everyone: history and architecture, food and wine. Italians know how to eat, they know how to dress, and they know how to party. Women should make a pilgrimage to Italy at one point or another to see and partake in Italy’s many pleasures…
It’s hard to let down your guard and trust others, especially as a traveler in a new country. However, sometimes you just have to go with your gut and realize not everyone is out to cheat or hurt you.