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If you're ready to travel on your own, welcome to Women on the Road, your go-to resource for female solo travel. And if you're not ready yet, you'll find everything you need here to make up your mind and gather your courage.
This website will give you everything you need to travel...
Let me guide you through this massive website, which I've been building and updating for a decade!
If you can't decide where to travel
Look around my travel destinations page and get a few ideas.
If you're planning your trip
This travel resources page is where you'll find all the good 'how-to' stuff, the checklists and practical tips on how to travel better.
If you're bemused by packing
This travel packing list will help you get organized.
If you need some last-minute gear or don't know what to get
Check out our Travel Shop for Women.
If you're just plain curious
Find out how I ended up traveling around the world for more than three years - when I'd only planned to be gone six months. (Hint: I'm not good at math.)
Looking for something specific?
Use the Search box at the top right-hand corner of every page or click around the navigation at the top.
Free travel information
The first Tuesday of every month, I'll email you a newsletter filled with unique travel information and advice for women travelers. And to say thank you for signing up below, I'll send you the list of my very own '9 indispensables' - the 9 things I never travel without!
Women on the Road has been helping women travel independently, on their own terms, since 2007.
Learn to Enjoy Solo Dining
17 Ways to Avoid Paying a Single Supplement
How Solo Travel Changes You
How to Stay in a Monastery
Indispensable Travel Accessories for Women: Your Complete Guide
How to Visit Any City in One Day
Keeping Your Hotel Room Safe
How to Find Very Cheap International Flights
Why You Absolutely Positively Need Travel Insurance
Diva Cup or Tampon?
This website is written by women for women - because women travel differently than men. We have more safety needs, different health issues, and often, other interests.
And no, I don't think you're crazy for wanting to travel solo. In fact, I'll show you how. I do it all the time and have been since the age of 15.
So please, dive right in. Click around, read what you need, and ask questions - I'm here to help!