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!
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 in an expert. Traveling solo can […]
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 […]