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A collection of tips, safety concerns, and everything you need to know before traveling alone as a woman.

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To receive the monthly Newsletter and the mid-month Solo Travel Advisory of deals, please subscribe on your right. Thanks for visiting! Janice is on the left. Tracey is on the right. Solo Traveler is a blog and more – it’s a community where people who share a passion for traveling alone exchange tips, suggestions and encouragement. On the blog we publish posts on the how and why of solo travel, We also have weekly posts on solo travel destinations and Top Pics generously contributed by readers. You can join this vibrant community of travelers by leaving comments on any post on the blog, participating in the Solo Travel Society on Facebook or following us on Twitter, Pinterest and Google+.

Here’s a bit about us. With a lovely man selling leather books in Udaipur, India. Why Every Woman Should Travel Alone. When I started telling people I was going to Mexico for a week, everybody’s first question was the same: Who are you going with?

Why Every Woman Should Travel Alone

When I said I was going on my own, their reactions were all very similar. “Wow, that is very brave of you!” “Aren’t you scared?” “Will it be safe?” “Alone? How Women Can Get the Most out of Solo Travel- HuffPost Live. Travel Tips: How to Travel Alone. Solo Travel, Travel Alone and Traveling. 46 Incredibly Useful Safety Tips For Women Traveling Alone. Women Travelers Tips from U.S. State Department. Before You GoKnow the location of the U.S. embassy or consulate for your destination.

Women Travelers Tips from U.S. State Department

Research Your DestinationVisit the Department of State’s official website, Travel.State.Gov, where you will find Country Specific Information for every country of the world and contact information for the closest U.S. embassy and/or consulate. You will also find information about visa requirements, crime and security conditions, health and medical considerations, local laws, areas to avoid, and more. Most foreign countries require a valid passport to enter and leave. There are countries that may require a woman to have a male escort to leave a country. Pack AccordinglyEach country that you visit will have different local laws and customs about women’s clothing and appearance.

Be Aware of Your SurroundingsIt is important for women travelers to understand the cultural norms of the country they will be visiting. The safety of public transportation varies from country to country. Travel Resources from Adventurous Kate. You are here: Home / Travel Resources After years of full-time travel, I’ve tried out tons of different travel websites, gear and resources.

Travel Resources from Adventurous Kate

I’ve spent hours each week trying to figure out how to travel cheaper and better. This is a collection of the best travel resources when it comes to transportation, accommodation, gear, travel insurance, and more. All of these items listed here are products that I have personally used and recommend to others. Here we go! Finding Cheap Flights Momondo My favorite flight search engine and the one that I use most often is Momondo. Skyscanner My favorite thing about Skyscanner is that it has “everywhere” as a destination option. Kayak Kayak used to be my favorite flight search engine, but they have removed several budget airlines from their search engine in the past year. WhichBudget This great website tells you exactly which budget airlines fly between destinations.

The Points Guy. Female Safety Travel Tips. Extra Tips for Solo Women Travelers by Rick Steves. Thanks to my female staffers and their friends for assembling their top tips for women. — Rick Steves Every year, thousands of women, young and old, travel to Europe on their own.

Extra Tips for Solo Women Travelers by Rick Steves

You can, too, by using the same good judgment you use at home. Guest Long Read: 10 Tips for Planning an Awesome Solo Trip to London. Shadow selfie on a London street.

Guest Long Read: 10 Tips for Planning an Awesome Solo Trip to London

A solo trip to London gives you a new perspective on the world’s greatest city. Whether you’ve been there before with family, on a group tour, or never been at all, traveling by yourself can be an exciting way to really experience the city. Going solo allows you to venture off the usual tourist route, to experience things at your own pace, to see more and do more. Traveling alone is not always easy, and it’s not for everyone, because you have to make all the decisions, including telling yourself to stop and take a rest.

But it can be a rewarding adventure. 1) Pre-plan Do your research. 2) Schedule your days Make a day-by-day itinerary. 3) Build in planned events Give your days some structure with scheduled events.