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 […]
One of the chief concerns for most would-be solo travelers is safety. Can I stay safe on my own? How can I convince my friends and family that I’ll be okay? The good news is: yes, you will be safe on the road. It’s easier than you think because you already have the skills you need — the same methods you use to stay safe at home are relevant abroad as well.
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 12, 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.