Solo Travel

new year's resolution

A Belated New Year’s Resolution [And How Solo Travel Will Help Me Achieve It]

I remember recently my now-ex-boyfriend and I were out to dinner, and somehow the topic of the Seven Virtues — chastity, temperance, charity, diligence, patience, kindness and humility — came up. We started laughing, talking about which qualities the other […]

jumping

How Solo Female Travel Changed My Life (And How It Can Change Yours, Too)

I never thought I would travel solo. It kind of just…happened. Growing up, my vacations consisted of Caribbean cruises and road trips spent searching for thrilling roller coasters and America’s best beaches. It wasn’t until I studied abroad in Sydney […]

soccer

11 Essential Tips For Overcoming Your Fear Of Traveling

I often receive emails from people who have read articles about my trips telling me how much they want to travel, but how scared they are to actually take the plunge. Many are terrified of flying, while others think they’re […]

Scary Encounters Abroad And What I've Learned From Them

Scary Encounters Abroad And What I’ve Learned From Them

Traveling isn’t always a picnic. Sometimes, we encounter situations that threaten our safety and make us second guess our security. The important thing when something like this happens to you is not let it scare you into not traveling, but […]

Sweet Nectar Charcoal Grill & Spirits

Unusual Trips: Traveling Solo Through The Resort-City Of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, isn’t the first place most people think of when it comes to backpacking and solo travel destinations; however, I recently spent a solo weekend exploring the offerings of this beachfront, high-rise resort-filled city. While not as adventurous […]

great barrier reef

Solo Traveler’s Guide To Australia

Australia is known for many things – laid-back beach bums, Vegemite, baby wombats, Russell Crowe and so much more. Mostly people come to see the stunning natural beauty of Uluru, the outback, pristine white sand beaches and of course, the […]