I spent 7.5 days walking across Britain: 84 miles from coast to coast along the ancient Roman emperor Hadrian’s Wall. Why it was beautiful and safe to walk it as a woman traveling alone.
Shiny perfect crowded places feel like Disneyland to me - not my ideal trip as a solo female traveler. Here’s why I preferred Hercegovina and Budapest to Dubrovnik and why decay can be beautiful.
I spent six weeks this year traveling solo as a woman in Greece - why I loved it and why I hate to say goodbye.
Traveling alone in winter - my least favorite season. But in the glory of Austria’s little villages like Hallstatt and cities like Vienna and Salzburg, I might like it a little more. At least if I have enough gluhwein at the Christmas markets.
Four days spent solo traveling in Venice - what I expected is not at all what I found.
Getting out of the routine to daily life is what makes long-term travel both exciting and exhausting. But what if it’s also great training for living?
Bulgaria is beautiful - but the initial reception here seems as chilly as the November weather. How I learned that smiles aren’t everything, and why I’m getting to like traveling alone in Bulgaria.
Right now, I'm in the middle of two very different…
Lower prices, lower crowds, and a whole lot less going on (for better or worse).
On knowing an ancient version of a modern language, and the challenges of a different alphabet.