With miles of glimmering coastline, snow peaked mountains and some of (in my opinion at least) the world’s best cities like San Francisco and Los Angeles, California is a state that begs you to take a road trip. Growing up in the Bay Area I have many fond memories driving around the state with my … [Read more…]
Maybe it’s all the years I spent road tripping on summer vacations with my family speaking, but I truly believe there’s no better way to get a sense of place while traveling than to see a country, state or region through the windows of a moving vehicle. Sure, air travel is great for transporting you … [Read more…]
There’s no denying the world feels like a really scary place right now. Really scary. I don’t want to use this space to discuss the details of the recent tragic news stories – there’s enough people writing about these topics out there who are far more qualified to do so than I – instead, I want … [Read more…]
Note: The following is a guest post from fellow solo traveler Jess Signet. You can read about her adventures at Tripelio. It takes guts to prepare for your first solo trip. There are so many travel horror stories out there, particularly for women, so it requires a significant amount of bravery to ignore the fear-mongering … [Read more…]
It’s hard to believe that we are some how two weeks into the New Year — 2016 is already well underway! How are you doing with those New Year’s Resolutions? I’m not the biggest fan of New Year’s Resolutions — I prefer to map out goals through out the year as they come up rather than … [Read more…]
Is India a safe destination for female solo travelers? Blogger Anita Hendrieka breaks down the stereotypes and reveals the magic she discovered during a solo trip to India in this week’s Women Who Travel Solo.
As a twenty-something traveler, it’s rare that the thought of glamour and luxury crosses my mind in my travel planning. I usually prefer to focus on seeing unique places, historical sights and interacting with locals and spend very little time in my chosen accommodations anyway. But once in awhile, when I’m soaked through, tired and weary, … [Read more…]
London, Edinburgh and Bristol, oh my! Megan Okonsy of Beat Broke Backpacking recounts her solo travels through the United Kingdom in this week’s Women Who Travel Solo.
If spending the year 2015 living in the rainforest of Costa Rica has taught me one thing about myself, it’s that I am a city girl at heart. (Though I can assure you the complete list of lessons I’ve learned in this jungle runs far and wide). Yes, my daily walks in the mountains under … [Read more…]
Note: the following is a guest post by Lea Ann Christenson This past November I made a presentation at the National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators, held in Orlando. With Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Studios and SeaWorld right at it’s gates, it’s impossible to go to Orlando and not have a little fun. … [Read more…]