Southeast Asia is a partier's paradise - cheap beer, big beach parties, and backpackers galore. But I traveled it sober, and found a whole new adventure.
Three months spent traveling solo as a woman in Southeast Asia - the highs, the lows, and all the mango sticky rice I’ll miss.
Traveling alone as a woman for a year can have its problems, but it can also be a time for comfortable shoes, a low maintenance life, and finding small joys in Bali and elsewhere.
When I’m backpacking alone in Southeast Asia, I struggle with my fear of dogs but soothe my soul with the lovely cheap spas here. Solo female travel has its up and downs and lonely moments.
Being sick isn’t fun at the best of times - and it’s a whole other level when you’re traveling alone and throwing up in filthy hostel bathrooms.
Taking in the quiet of Nyepi Day in Bali - a day of silence, peace, and meditation - as a solo female traveler.
Traveling alone as a woman, the newness of each country can be overwhelming - how do I cross the street and pay for a smoothie and get on this bus?
What’s the hardest part of traveling alone as a woman? When you wake up to a giant spider peering at you from the corner of your bungalow.
Everyone on my train is French. I look around as…
Traveling solo in Southeast Asia is exhilarating, beautiful... and hot. So hot. How I have been trying to keep cool and enjoy the beauty around me, like at Angkor Wat in Cambodia.