Solo Female Travel

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The prospect of being away from home and exploring a strange land is daunting. At the same time, though, it’s also an adventure. Touring round a land with a varied culture, such as if you were on a holiday in [...]

Solo Travel

standard The Ups and Downs of Solo Female Travel

Traveling alone as a girl has a lot of perks to it – and of course, a lot of disadvantages too. Gender stereotypes are alive and will hang around for centuries ahead. Women are generally viewed as physically weak, victimized [...]

Best Country

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This title is self-explanatory: here are our top 5 countries for solo female travelers. To be fair, I tried to include countries from different parts of the world, religions and traditions. These picks are based not only on safety criteria, [...]

packing list

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Solo female traveling has existed longer that you may think, but in older times brave ladies (such as Catalina de Erauso http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catalina_de_Erauso, or Isabelle Eberhardt http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isabelle_Eberhardt) had to dress up in men’s clothing in order to be independent and have all [...]

Worst Country for solo Female

standard Worst Countries for Solo Female Travel

This title is self-explanatory: here are our bottom 5 countries to be a solo female traveller. To be fair, I tried to exclude from the list all countries that are not safe for either male or female travelers (such as [...]

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standard Safety Tips for Solo Female Travel

Being a girl on the road will always be more tiring and challenging than traveling as a guy. It does not mean that women are much more vulnerable, but they are simply considered so in many male-dominating societies around the [...]

Family & Mom Travel

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standard Thailand for Families

Every year Thailand seems to attract more and more families hoping to spend their holidays relaxing on a beach, trekking through a jungle, or just experiencing a new culture.  Thailand has it all and is both very safe and very [...]

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standard Planning a Kid-Free Trip  

Before having kids many couples take at least one or two long vacations – a honeymoon trip to the beach, a fun road trip with friends, etc.  After kids though, vacations often consist of long drives to Grandma’s or trip [...]

Travelling Mom

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For many people the idea of traveling with kids, long-term, internationally, or even just for a weeklong vacation sounds impossible. We imagine screaming babies, crying toddlers, moody teens and a family vacation ruined. In reality though, traveling with your kids [...]

Inspiring Travelers

Career on the Road

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So many people confine their travels to the one or two weeks of vacation time they get each year.  These people hear about long-term or full-time travelers and figure they must have inherited a bunch of money or something.  Truth [...]

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Traveling can be an eye-opening experience for many people. Seeing first hand extreme poverty can leave you with a strong desire to do something, to make the world a better place. Take a look at how many international volunteer programs [...]

Trip Ideas

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standard Why I Love Mexico’s Mayan Riviera

Mexico has become massively popular over recent years, mainly as a sunshine holiday destination with something to suit every entertainment taste. We hear that phrase so often, ‘something for everyone’, that a lot of the time you think it’s spiel [...]

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standard Safe Spots for Travel in the Middle East  

If you tell friends and family you are planning a vacation to the Middle East, they will probably question your sanity.  Daily the news is filled with stories about active military conflicts, brutally oppressive governments, and outright revolution across the [...]

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standard Malaysia: Cities, Beaches and Rainforests  

Despite sitting in the popular Southeast Asia region, Malaysia is still a bit of a hidden secret.  It has many of the same attracts of Thailand and yet it receives millions less tourists each year.  Too bad for them but [...]

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Jamaica is one of those places that really surprises people.  It is such a small island and yet it is literally packed with things to do.  There is such a variety of attractions and choosing just a handful of highlights [...]

Trip Planning

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Travel can be one of the most rewarding and eye-opening experiences of your life. Seeing the world and how other people live helps build compassion and understanding for all the different cultures and environments of our planet. Unfortunately, travel can [...]

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standard Tips for Planning a Summer Vacation

Summer is a time for relaxation, days playing in the sun, and family vacations. Whether you are planning a vacation for a big family reunion or figuring out your solo summer road trip plans, organizing all the details that go [...]

Travel App

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When it comes to the most important item you can pack for a vacation, your smartphone tops the list. What started as a way to contact people back home has now become an all-in-one travel companion offering up a camera, [...]

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standard 10 Essential Tools for Trip Planning

When it comes to planning a trip, there are literally thousands of things to consider. Where are you going? How are you getting there? Where will you stay? What will you see? The list goes on and on. Thankfully, there [...]

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standard Creating a Fashionable Travel Wardrobe

Your trip is all mapped out, flights are booked, and now all you have left to do is pack. Not surprisingly, this can be one of the most stressful parts of traveling for many women. Deciding what to take and [...]