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In September of last year, I embarked on my first solo traveling adventure. I quit my full-time job, moved out of my apartment in Brooklyn, bought my first
My ridiculously practical women's travel packing list - if you're going away for more than a weekend.
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Once upon a time, you would never leave home without them. Now, although still occasionally used, you'll be hard-pressed to even find someone to cash them.
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Travel to dangerous places is not a great idea but if you must, at least think it through and take some basic precautions.
16 ways solo travel will change the way you see yourself - and the world.
Why you should always travel with a flashlight - and how to choose the best flashlight around.
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When winter solstice rolls around and you dream of seeing the world, making travel New Year resolutions might help you get on the road.
50+ of the best travel blogs for women - based on readership and popularity.
As the day drew near my fears intensified, pushing me into worsening meltdowns. I was afraid of going, yet I was terrified of not being able to go. I
Sure, I’d like to stay in a private villa and have my every whim attended to by a handsome houseboy, but my budget doesn’t allow for that. And if I have
How one woman on her own spends her life at sea whalewatching in BC.
I’ve been traveling now for 3.5 months as a first-time solo female traveler. Up until now, I’d lived in the same place for thirty years, was married, raised
I had always wanted to live overseas, and after graduate school teaching abroad was the next step. So, I decided for no particular reason to live in
Know how to make your drinking water safe, whether you're gone for a week or a year.
Learn how to travel solo: ins't it time you thought of yourself for a change?
The current resurgence of interest in pilgrimage has brought with it two surprises: firstly, most people walking El Camino outside the peak summer months
Some things never change, and some scams are the same today as they were years ago. Knowing that makes them easier to spot. I can sympathise with many
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How to reduce the danger of bad roads and poor drivers on your travels.
Is the Diva cup the female traveler's best friend? Find out why you need it - or something like it.
How to learn a language when you don't speak a word isn't all that difficult, as long as you don't expect to become fluent. You can easily learn enough to get by on your travels if you try a few of these simple tips.
Culture shock is what you feel when you go abroad - and reverse culture shock is what you experience when you come home after a certain length of time away. The best way to beat it - is to assume you'll feel it and be prepared.
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