There was a time when a woman traveling the world alone was unthinkable. Thankfully, we have come a long way since then. Thousands of brave women set off each year, solo, in search of fun and adventure, exploring everywhere from Latin America to the Middle East. While there are plenty of close-minded people out there who might see solo female travel as too dangerous, thankfully there are countless travel bloggers proving them wrong. For a bit of motivation on planning your own solo trip, check out these incredible women traveling the world with only themselves for company.
Adventurous Kate – Often called THE solo female traveler, Kate is a full-time traveler who has been traveling solo for over 3 years. She recently got engaged so her trips lately aren’t as solo but her advice is still spot on for any solo female travelers.
A Dangerous Business – Amanda, the writer behind the site, perfectly sums up her life of travel with the famous J.R.R. Tolkien quote, “It’s a dangerous business, going out your door. You step onto the road, and, if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no telling where you might get swept off to.”
Crazy Sexy Fun Traveler – Alex really is all about crazy, sexy, fun travel. Her site shows that it’s not only possible but fun to travel solo. Besides traveling around the world, Alex also talks about working and living in foreign countries as a solo female.
Legal Nomads – One of the top travel bloggers, Jodi is a former lawyer who decided to give up her high paying job to travel indefinitely. Besides her love of travel, Jodi is also a total foodie and the author of “The Food Traveler’s Handbook.”
Runaway Juno – Juno travels the world solo, bringing her readers along for the ride. With Juno’s incredible storytelling abilities and beautiful photography, you won’t be able to resist the urge to just get up and go.
A Little Adrift – Named by National Geographic as one of the 2013 Travelers of the Year, Shannon has empowered hundreds of solo female travelers through her site. She focuses on slow travel and volunteering.
Bacon is Magic – Ayngelina, the creator behind this awesomely named blog, gave up a lot – a great job, apartment, even a boyfriend – to realize her dreams of travel. She set out and showed how solo female travel could be the best choice a girl can make.
Twenty-Something Travel – After giving up the 9-to-5 life in 2010, Stephanie has traveled around the world, enjoying adventures from China to Argentina as a solo female traveler. The traveling life eventually helped her find love with another solo travel blogger, Michael.
Nomadic Chick – Jeannie started her solo female travels with a one-way ticket to India and hasn’t looked back. Her site is about showing what is possibly, no matter your gender, income, or age.
Candice Does the World – With a determination to see as much of the world as possible, Candice is a solo female traveler who knows how to have fun, enjoy life, and find a bit of adventure, whether she is at home in Newfoundland or out on her next adventure.