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Is The Solo Female Traveler The New Crazy Cat Lady

Katie McIntosh | Posted 01.24.2017 | Women
Katie McIntosh

I recently came across a travel book titled 'What I was Doing While You Were Breeding: A Memoir' by Kristin Newman which mentioned the idea that the s...

I Celebrated My Birthday Alone In A Foreign Country. You Should, Too.

The Huffington Post | Madeline Wahl | Posted 08.16.2016 | Travel

For the first time in my life, I wanted to be somewhere I’ve never been before for my birthday. I wanted to be surrounded by people I didn’t know ...

Cuba: 9 Ways To Get Off The Beaten Path

Valerie Joy Wilson | Posted 08.09.2016 | Travel
Valerie Joy Wilson

During the extent of a fifty-four-year embargo, Cuba has remained a mystery to the American public, yet with the recent move to re-establish relations with the US, curiosity seekers can now see what the country really has to offer.

6 Common Scams in Marrakesh and How to Avoid Them

Tessa Juliette | Posted 06.29.2016 | Travel
Tessa Juliette

Marrakesh is unfortunately the type of travel destination that - while beautiful and unique - is a place where you need to keep your guard up at all times. Some scams you don't even realize until someone informs you that it was indeed a scam. There are a variety of scams that people try to run on you and I have outlined the most common ones below.

Why I Wasn't A Fan Of The Philippines As A Solo Female Traveler

Alyssa Ramos | Posted 06.27.2016 | Travel
Alyssa Ramos

Overall, I wouldn't say that you shouldn't go to the Philippines, or that you shouldn't travel there alone. Every country deserves to be discovered, and every traveler experiences places in a different way.

10 Reasons Japan Is Awesome For Solo Female Travel

Alyssa Ramos | Posted 06.28.2016 | Travel
Alyssa Ramos

I didn't go to Japan looking to test out its safety or to see if it was or wasn't a good place for solo female travel. I'm so used to traveling on my own these days that it seems normal to me, however I have to say, I was especially blown away by my solo experience in Japan.

Why You Should Volunteer Abroad This Summer

Danielle Nelson | Posted 06.28.2016 | Travel
Danielle Nelson

Although you can volunteer any time of the year, there is no better time than the summer months to get your butt on a plane and begin helping others. Here are just a few reasons why you should consider volunteering abroad this summer.

My First Time...

Jessica Elliott | Posted 06.15.2016 | Travel
Jessica Elliott

Every woman remembers her first time. It can be a thrilling, exciting, scary, emotional and overwhelming experience. Before doing it the first time, h...

3 Things I Learned Alone On Top of the Eiffel Tower

Danielle Nelson | Posted 05.20.2016 | Travel
Danielle Nelson

You've heard it before: traveling solo can be one of the most terrifying, yet rewarding experiences of your life. My first solo trip was to a place many consider the most romantic city in the world: Paris. Why would I do such a thing to myself?

You Think I'm Weird Because I Travel Solo

Valerie Joy Wilson | Posted 05.13.2016 | Women
Valerie Joy Wilson

When you travel alone you are also more open to different experiences and more chance encounters. The friends you meet traveling bring a different and refreshing prospective to your life, and make you a better more tolerant, educated individual by default.

Long-Term Travel & The Revolving Door of Friendships

Lauren McCann | Posted 04.06.2016 | Travel
Lauren McCann

"I'll make friends." That's what I told everyone after I said I was traveling alone. It was almost always preceded by a look; everyone gave me the s...

I Travel Alone To Meet Other People

Sahaj Kohli | Posted 04.05.2016 | Travel
Sahaj Kohli

While my first solo adventure served its purpose in that it got me to face myself in a way I never had after the ending of a long-term relationship, i...

5 Lessons I Learned From Traveling Solo

Lauren McCann | Posted 04.01.2016 | Travel
Lauren McCann

The argument for traveling solo has become a popular topic. I wanted to travel, but I wanted to see so much and didn't want to put a short time stamp on it. So, instead of waiting around for someone to be able to join me for this several-month long trip I wanted to do, I went solo.

The Art Of Taking Photos Of Yourself When Traveling Alone

Erica Villas | Posted 03.29.2017 | Travel
Erica Villas

Let's be real, no one is ever too cool for a good picture of yourself during your travels. I'm not a fan of selfies because they never really justify ...

Things to Consider When Traveling Solo as a Female

Alicia Barnes | Posted 03.29.2017 | Travel
Alicia Barnes

Having traveled solo both abroad and around the US from the age of 23, I have a couple of ideas I think would be helpful to any female teetering on the edge of buying a ticket to their dream destination.

5 Reasons Why Kitesurfing Is the Best Sport for the Solo Female Traveler

Kara Mulder | Posted 02.26.2017 | Travel
Kara Mulder

Kitesurfing opens up a new world of incredible travel destinations. As much as endless beaches or deserted islands sound appealing, let's be honest. After three or four days, most travelers are ready to "go do something."

What Really Happens When an LA Girl Hikes the Inca Trail

Alyssa Ramos | Posted 12.22.2016 | Travel
Alyssa Ramos

Guess who was always ahead of the group, and the first to reach Machu Picchu on the fourth and final day of the Inca Trail? This girl.

11 Places To Travel As A Solo Female Traveler

Trippy | Posted 11.23.2016 | Travel
Trippy

Whether it's for love, adventure or both, women are taking solo vacations like never before. Is there a location you think is especially favorable to women traveling on their own?

Avoiding International Incidents and Other Noble Travel Goals: Part 3

Erika Lafrennie | Posted 11.15.2016 | Travel
Erika Lafrennie

After all this excitement, we finally staggered back to camp, only to realize that now we had to find some way to relax enough to actually fall asleep on a blanket in the desert.

10 Tips You Need If You're A Woman Traveling Alone In Morocco

Rebecca E. Shapiro | Posted 11.05.2016 | Travel
Rebecca E. Shapiro

Traveling alone in Morocco is both difficult and rewarding in equal measures. For me, exploring the beautiful, vibrant country alone was worth it. J...

Solo in Seattle: A Guide for Foodies

Trippy | Posted 10.23.2016 | Travel
Trippy

A few weeks ago I found myself in Seattle for a quick weekday trip. When I travel, solo or otherwise, I tend to plan my trips around one very important thing: food. In my opinion, discovering a city through its culinary delights is truly one of the best ways to get to know a place, and the Seattle food scene did not disappoint.

Learning to Love Loneliness

Caroline Burns | Posted 10.15.2016 | Travel
Caroline Burns

There's something about traveling alone that puts everything into perspective and makes you realize you're capable of fantastic things. You learn to love loneliness. For any fellow wanderlusts planning to take the plunge and roll solo, here are a few things you can expect along the way.

I Can't Have It All. So For Now, Here's What I Choose.

Kristin Addis | Posted 10.12.2016 | Women
Kristin Addis

I need to learn to say "I love you" in at least 20 more languages before I can say it to you and mean it.

Solo Travel: 10 Ways To Feel Comfortable Feeling Uncomfortable

Trippy | Posted 10.02.2016 | Travel
Trippy

Traveling solo can be an incredibly rewarding experience, but it can also feel awkward--that is, if you let it. We turned to the community of experienced solo travelers at Trippy.com to get their advice on how to deal with the awkwardness of being alone on the road.

Are You Afraid to Travel? How to Change Your Life for Good!

Erika Lafrennie | Posted 10.01.2016 | Travel
Erika Lafrennie

If the world stopped spinning at this very moment, could you honestly say you are satisfied with the way you are living your life? What aren't you doing because you are allowing fear to stand in the way? And what would you do differently if you knew you could not fail?