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

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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

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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 [...]

Family & Mom Travel

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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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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

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Sometimes heading away somewhere different is what we all need. All too often we head off to the same, well-trodden places, and whilst those places are popular for a reason, we’re missing out on some of the most amazing sights [...]

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

Roadtrips

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The American road trip is a cultural rite of passage that symbolises freedom and carefree adventure. With a country as large as the United States to explore, there are plenty of routes to choose from with each journey boasting a [...]

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Why floating hotels might just be the answer to your luxury needs When you head off seeking rest and relaxation, opulence, and a spot of luxury, where does your mind go first? I guess many people would think about heading [...]

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standard Top tips for Getting a Cosmetic Treatment Abroad

An increasing number of women are travelling abroad to get cosmetic treatments, from Botox to liposuction. Lured by the combination of low prices and exotic destinations, getting a cosmetic treatment on holiday allows you to return home with a more [...]

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standard Top must-have Camping Gear you can Buy Used

Money saved is money in your pocket! Camping, especially in great weather countries like South Africa, can be a wonderful natural experience. If you have given adequate thought to ensuring you have the right equipment with you, which need not [...]

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If you love the water you’ll know that there are innumerable ways to experience it; whale-watching, jet-skiing, deep sea diving — you name it. And there are people who like to jump in and get wet and those who prefer [...]

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Sometimes we all need a change, and often that involves moving overseas to somewhere different, to experience a different way of life and a total change to our normal routine. One of the most popular places to relocate to is [...]

Trip Planning

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standard Are you Heading off to Orlando soon?

You’d better get planning! You might think that a holiday shouldn’t really have too much planning attached to it, and that you should simply be able to fly by the seat of your pants and go with the flow. There [...]

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standard The Curse of the Early Flight

The one annoying thing about going away on holiday is when you have an early flight and you have to get up ridiculously early in the morning in order to get to check in on time. The situation does nothing [...]

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standard Must-Have Toiletries for Your Travels

When it comes to packing for a holiday or travel adventure, deciding what you’re going to need can be a minefield. It’s all too easy to get distracted with clothes, shoes and handbags, but don’t forget the more practical things [...]

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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, [...]