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20 travel memoirs written by inspiring and fearless women

20 travel memoirs written by inspiring and fearless women

If you walk into a bookstore these days, you’re sure to see a female travel memoir on one of its shelves. Female travel is not a new phenomenon – women have been adventuring solo since the 1800s. Yet, as more and more women share their stories through online blogs and travel memoirs of adventuring alone,…

Why Women Shouldn’t Be Worried About Solo Travel to the Middle East

Why Women Shouldn’t Be Worried About Solo Travel to the Middle East

Fascinating landscapes straight out of Arabian Nights, buzzing cities, eclectic and delicious cuisine, sweet tea by the bucket load and hospitality that warms the soul – all this and much more awaits you when you go travelling in the Arab world. However, despite this, it’s not a popular place to visit right now, even when…

Solo Female Travel In Europe: Your Gateway To A Life More Adventurous

Solo Female Travel In Europe: Your Gateway To A Life More Adventurous

Girls, Let’s travel the world!?✈? Solo female travel is on the rise, and women around the globe are discovering how liberating, empowering and exciting it can be to venture into the unknown alone. But if you (wander)lust over the Instagram feeds of other solo female travellers, and then quickly think of excuses why that can’t be you,…

Why Solo Female Travel In Mexico Isn’t As Crazy As It Sounds

Why Solo Female Travel In Mexico Isn’t As Crazy As It Sounds

“You’re going on your own?? Are you crazy?” When I announced that I would be taking my first ever solo trip this year, my friends and family were concerned. When I told them it would be to Mexico, they were downright alarmed. But the funny thing is, only people who have never been here think…

How To Do Solo Female Travel In India Like A BOSS!

How To Do Solo Female Travel In India Like A BOSS!

The thought of travelling India alone can seem scary at first. I’ve been living and travelling all over the country for four years now, and the funny thing is, it doesn’t ever get easier. Of the 36 countries I’ve travelled to, India is by far the most challenging. But it can also be the most rewarding. Now you’ve probably…

To My Fellow Female Travellers Suffering From Nerves…

To My Fellow Female Travellers Suffering From Nerves…

Hey Ladies, I’m talking to you – those of you reading this website, looking for tips and insights into what it might be like to quit the job that bores you senseless, condense your life into a backpack and go off in search of adventure. So, what’s stopping you? Are there people telling you that…

Assumptions vs. Realities of Solo Female Travel

Assumptions vs. Realities of Solo Female Travel

A year or so ago, I decided to travel South America solo. Family, colleagues, friends, and strangers all rushed at me flushed face the minute they heard the news, deploring my decision, pleading with me to reconsider to a ‘safer location’. They seemed to have a lot of assumptions about why solo travel doesn’t suit…

Why You Should Travel Solo. 6 Female Travelers Share Their Thoughts

Why You Should Travel Solo. 6 Female Travelers Share Their Thoughts

There’s still an element of awe around girls who travel solo, when in reality there are so many ladies exploring the world alone. Travel is such a social experience that you are only truly alone if you want to be, as no matter what type of person you are, you will meet like-minded souls! It’s…

8 things I learnt as a solo female traveller in South America

8 things I learnt as a solo female traveller in South America

Last year I spent six months travelling from Buenos Aires to Bogota on my lonesome. Here are some of the lessons I learnt while travelling South America alone… 1 – You’re not an anomaly The way people speak, you’d think solo female travel were a new invention. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Everywhere…

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