Female Solo Travel For the First Time

Do you remember your first solo travel experience? How did it change you? In this story about my first solo trip to India, I explore how solo travel changes you.

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exercising your solo travel muscle – solo travel series

Like everything in life that is worth something, traveling solo is a muscle you need to exercise to get comfortable and good at it. It was October 2016 and it had been about two years since my last solo trip to Ireland. I found myself in between jobs with 2 weeks to do absolutely nothing,…

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Female Solo Travel Unplugged

The ferry was pulling into the little port in Tallin when I felt the rush of panic course through my body. I scrambled through every pocket in my bag, every nook gathering lint, every stitch, and fold. No luck. I could feel my head start to pound as my survival instincts started to take over,…

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To be or not to be… a nomad

So it’s been a long silence on my end but that’s because a LOT has transpired in my life since my last post.   I wrapped up in Moscow, took a brief hiatus in Ukraine and Turkey before completely returning to reality, relocated back to USA, and just started a four-month job assignment in the concrete…

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5 Must-Dos in Tallinn, Estonia

If you had asked me a few months ago, where Tallinn was, I wouldn’t have been able to point it out on a map. Even more embarrassingly, I probably couldn’t have told you where Estonia is. But the weekend I spent in Tallinn a few weeks ago was the most memorable one in a long time!…

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Geneve- day 4… The food at the end of the tunnel

It was dark…really dark. The kind of darkness you forget exists if you live in a place like NYC. The road was steep and although I was walking downhill, all I could think about was my trek back uphill in the darkness. My stomach was begging for food; I hadn’t eaten all day, staying in…

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Dance On – 5 tips for female solo travelers

Traveling alone is very much like performing solo on stage. I have been a dancer for a lot of my life. The experience and emotions I feel when I perform are not too different from what it feels like to travel alone. First of all, you have to get used to feeling like you are…

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