Sometimes traveling alone as a woman in Europe involves a lot of window-shopping: picking out the outfits I’d wear in the glamorous lives I invent for myself in Greece, Venice, and Ireland.
Budget airlines like RyanAir, AirAsia, and Scoot have tempting prices, but it can be a challenge to stay comfortable on the flight. Here are tips and tricks I use to avoid excess fees and have a non-terrible trip.
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.
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.
Why I love the winding bus rides across Southeast Asia, even the ones full of chickens (especially the ones full of chickens!).
Traveling alone in Laos is beautiful chaos – the roads here are full of holes and steep drops, the minivans fly around corners and I haven’t seen one actual bus or even a stop sign yet.
Right now, I’m in the middle of two very different visa voyages in Bulgaria. One, avoiding overstaying my 90-day limit in the Schengen Area (which comprises most of Western Europe), and which Bulgaria is not yet a part of. Two, awaiting the arrival of my new Visa credit card into the country, since my old …
Lower prices, lower crowds, and a whole lot less going on (for better or worse).
I love staying in hostels – as a solo female traveler, it’s easy to meet people in a safe and welcoming environment. Here’s how to pick one you’ll love and get a great night’s sleep in a dorm.
Going to see an opera in Paris is an unmissable experience – if you can afford it. But if you’re prepared, you can watch opera for just €5 with some easy tips.