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Why Fear Should Never Stop Women From Traveling Alone

Refinery29 | Posted 03.30.2016 | Travel

Violence against female travelers is a real problem, but telling women to always journey with a man or stay home isn't the answer.

6 Reasons Every Woman Needs To Travel Alone

Posted 03.21.2015 | Travel

As women, we're accustomed to being told that traveling alone is a bad idea. People say it's unsafe, or that we can't, or that we're too busy for a trip... let alone a solo trip. However, women are not only capable of traveling solo, but they should.

Don't Date A Girl Who Travels

Adi Zarsadias | Posted 04.02.2014 | Women
Adi Zarsadias

Don't date a girl who travels. She is hard to please. She will be unimpressed with your new car and your expensive watch. She would rather climb a rock or jump out of an airplane than hear you brag about it.

Former Solo Travelers Can Stay Independent

Lea Lane | Posted 08.08.2013 | Travel
Lea Lane

I adapted to marriage, but I missed traveling solo. While traveling on my own I had to be totally open to experience: meeting others, putting myself in challenges I figured out alone, dealing with the unexpected in clever ways.

Should Women Travel Solo?

Leyla Giray Alyanak | Posted 04.20.2013 | Travel
Leyla Giray Alyanak

The fact that violence against women is endemic, not only in Turkey but in all parts of the world, demonstrates yet again that we haven't come as far as we'd like to think.

When My Mother Heard I Was Traveling Alone to India...

Joanna Zelman | Posted 04.01.2013 | Travel
Joanna Zelman

Sporting loose brown pants, 100 rupees in my left shoe, 3 layers of wrinkled shirts, a money belt tucked under the second shirt layer and looped through my pants, glasses, frizzy hair running amok, old sneakers and an alarm in my pants pocket, I exited the hotel gates.

Safety Tips for Women

Marybeth Bond | Posted 01.10.2013 | Travel
Marybeth Bond

Of all the places and ways I traveled, I never thought safety would be at the top of my "worry" list, but that's firmly where it is today. I plan my accommodations, daytime activities and clothing to avoid being a target.

Who Wants To Stay In A Female-Only Hotel?

Laura Lippstone | Posted 02.03.2013 | Travel
Laura Lippstone

What do you think about this? As a woman, the promotion of a Mexican hotel hawking a special section for females only definitely caught my attention.

The Extra-ordinary Lives of Ordinary Women

Ashley Bush and Raphaela Sapire | Posted 11.21.2012 | Women
Ashley Bush and Raphaela Sapire

We are road tripping across the country capturing extra-ordinary Americana in a Web series; we want to inspire young women to dream beyond what they know by highlighting women who have built their careers around their passions.

PHOTOS: Top 10 Trailblazing Women Travelers

Cheapflights | Posted 05.08.2012 | Travel

In honor of International Women's Day, we're celebrating 10 of the top trailblazing women travelers.