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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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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Pathankot to McLeod Ganj

So it only took me about 1.5 months to get around to writing about the rest of my journey, but I will chalk it up to starting a new job in a new apartment in a new city. More to come on that soon… So, here I was on an overnight train from Delhi to…

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My 21-hour journey from Delhi to McCleod Ganj- Part I

My trip from Delhi to McCleod Ganj was quite the deliberate adventure. There is a direct flight from Delhi to the region, but I chose not to use that for a couple of reasons. One, due to my incredibly last-minute travel plans, flight tickets were offensively high when I looked them up. Plus, after doing…

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Exploring the waters

It’s been 3 years. In 2007, after graduating from undergrad, I last made a trip to India, not realizing it might be my last time in three years. Before that I had been back to my home country every summer. I never got a summer job; I always reserved my summers for India- to visit…

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