Traveling solo is one of the most empowering things you can do. It pushed you out of your comfort zone, forces you be (almost) completely independent and you learn a lot about yourself in the process. That being said, there can certainly be moments where you could use some encouragement or validation that you… [Read More]
Like many things, the idea of solo traveling can prove more poetic and romantic in thought. While sitting at a 9 to 5 job and imagining yourself in Morocco solo is inspiring; often the reality is more testing. Looking back at my first solo adventure to Argentina, I never anticipated how life altering, empowering and challenging solo… [Read More]
It was a gloomy morning on that third day in Buenos Aires and the clouds and cold gathering outside my hostel window were hardly inviting. I woke up feeling under the weather and lay in bed feeling alone. It was my first time solo traveling and that initial high of being a traveler extraordinaire… [Read More]
Solo traveling is a growing phenomenon amongst women. Whether a woman should venture into the world solo is an ongoing debate that brings up questions of safety, health and security. Here I share practical tips and advice for the first time solo female traveler on what to expect, what to avoid and how to stay safe abroad.
You step off the plane in a new destination and feel that both liberating yet terrifying feeling sweep over you as you realize you are in a new country and completely alone. Whether backpacking through Asia, spending a week in Argentina or passing through London, the following 10 things will inevitably happen to every first time solo traveler.