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Solo female travel

This ultimate guide to solo female travel is meant to help any woman (or non-woman) who has ever dreamed of traveling alone do so with confidence!

Maybe you're trying to pinpoint great solo female travel destinations, or perhaps you're nervous about your trip and are eager to learn some important safety tips or even invest in some travel safety gear.

Whether you're an adventurous woman gearing up to drive around Iceland solo in winter, are a city lover looking to travel Paris solo, are a female nomad exploring solo road trips in the USA, or something else, you're in the right place.

To help you plan your perfect solo trip, find some helpful resources below.

traveling solo in Asia? Check out:

Bali Solo Travel: How To Have An Amazing Time When Visiting Bali Alone
5 Amazing Ways Solo Travel In Southeast Asia Changed Me
10 Amazing Places For A Solo Trip From Delhi
Solo Travel In Taiwan: How To Have An Amazing Trip On Your Own
20 Unforgettable Solo Travel Destinations In India
24 Best Places For Solo Travel In Asia
Malaysia Solo Travel: The Ultimate Guide (With Map!)
15 Best Places To Stay In Ubud For Solo Travelers

traveling solo in the Caribbean? Check out:

13 Best Caribbean Islands For Solo Travel (+ Tips!)

traveling solo in the usa? Check out:

Plano, Texas: Solo Female Travel Guide
Solo Female Traveler's Guide To Tampa, Florida
Solo Female Traveler's Guide To Denver, Colorado
The Solo Female Traveler's Guide To Fort Lauderdale, Florida
22 Best Solo Road Trip Ideas In The USA
41 Fun Things To Do By Yourself In NYC
10 Best Places To Travel Solo In California
29 Best Places To Travel Alone In The United States
Solo Trip To Los Angeles: Your Ultimate Guide (From A Local)
Solo Female Travel in Texas: The Ultimate Guide
Solo Trip To Hawaii: The Ultimate Guide (From A Local!)

traveling solo in europe? Check out:

Solo Female Travel In Paris: A Romantic Guide For One
Latvia Solo Female Travel Guide
Slovenia Travel: Local Ljubljana Experiences For Solo Travelers
How To Have An Amazing Solo Trip To Amsterdam
How To Solo Travel In Vienna & Have An Amazing Trip
Solo Travel In Prague: How To Have An Epic Trip Alone
19 Best Places To Travel Alone In Europe
50+ Fun Things To Do In London Alone
The Ultimate Rome Solo Travel Guide
Solo Travel In Copenhagen: The Ultimate Guide
Solo Travel In Ireland: The Ultimate Guide
Solo Travel In Portugal: The Ultimate Guide
Dublin Solo Travel: The Ultimate Guide
Stockholm Solo Travel: The Ultimate Guide
France Solo Travel: The Ultimate Guide
Traveling Italy Solo: The Ultimate Guide
Solo Travel In Spain: The Ultimate Guide
Solo Travel In Greece: The Ultimate Guide
Solo Travel In Lisbon: The Ultimate Guide
Solo Travel In Switzerland: The Ultimate Guide

Travel solo in the Middle East with confidence!

11 Important Tips For Traveling To Iran As A Woman Alone
Solo Female Travel In Israel: The Ultimate Guide
Is Egypt Safe For Solo Female Travelers?
11 Amazing Places To Travel Solo In The Middle East
Solo Female Travel In Morocco: The Ultimate Guide (With Map!)
Solo Female Travel In Istanbul: The Ultimate Guide (With Map!)
Solo Trip To Dubai: The Ultimate Guide (With Map!)
Solo Travel In Jordan: The Ultimate Guide (With Map!)

Travel solo in mexico with confidence!

Tulum Solo Travel Guide: How To Have An Amazing Trip On Your Own
14 Best Places In Mexico To Travel Alone
Solo Travel In Puerto Vallarta: The Ultimate Guide
Solo Travel In Mexico City: The Ultimate Guide

Solo Female Travel In Oceania

Plan a solo trip to Oceania with the help of these guides:

Solo Travel In New Zealand: The Ultimate Guide
Solo Traveler's Guide To Australia
Solo Travel In Sydney: The Ultimate Guide
Solo Travel In Brazil: The Ultimate Guide (With Map!)
21 Best Places To Travel Solo In South America
Ecuador Solo Travel: The Ultimate Guide (With Map!)

Solo Road Trips

going on a road trip solo or driving cross country alone? check out:

Driving Around Guadeloupe Solo (With Itinerary)
Driving Around Iceland Solo In Winter
Notes From A Solo Midwest Road Trip
31 Tips For Driving Cross Country Alone

Solo Female Travel Tips

learn essentials tips for traveling alone as a woman

15 Powerful Ways To Meet Locals When Traveling
11 Amazing Solo Female Travel Destinations
How 22 Nomads Overcame Their Solo Travel Anxiety
An Open Letter From The Dad Of A Solo Female Traveler
How To Overcome Loneliness When Traveling Solo
An Open Letter From The Mom Of A Solo Female Traveler
Black Solo Female Travel: An Eye-Opening & Empowering Guide
5 Expert Tips For An Amazing Solo Ski Trip
36 Amazing Gifts For Solo Female Travelers
How To Plan A Safe & Fun Solo Beach Trip
14 Benefits Of Traveling Alone + Tips To Make It Happen
20 Pros & Cons Of Traveling Alone

First Time Solo Travel

Tips for people traveling alone for the first time

How To Tell Loved Ones You're Hitting The Road Solo
Traveling Solo For The First Time: 50 Essential Tips
Mastering The Art Of Solo Female Travel
How To Travel Solo Successfully: 31+ Important Tips
How To Create A Solo Travel Budget (+ Free Calculator!)
20 Best Beach Destinations For Solo Female Travelers

Solo Travel Safety Tips

learn how to stay safe when traveling alone

11 Solo Travel Safety Gear Essentials
17 Safety Tips For Solo Travelers
Sexual Assault Stories From The Road (With Lessons)
13 Powerful Solo Hiking Tips For Women For A Safe & Enjoyable Trek
Is Solo Travel Fun? 7 Ways To Have A Blast Traveling Alone!

Common Solo Female Travel Questions

If you have an additional question about solo women travel please let me know!

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Q: What is solo female travel?

Solo female travel refers to traveling alone as a woman. For many, it is a liberating experience.

Q: Is solo female travel safe?

Yes, traveling solo as a woman can be safe and extremely rewarding. There are honestly so many advantages of traveling alone.

Of course, there are both pros and cons to traveling solo. Yes, there are dangers to be aware of, but as long as you research your destination, use common sense, and utilize a few essential solo travel safety tips, you should be just fine. This also goes for if you're hiking alone.

Don't let yourself worry about travel mishaps and everything that could possibly go wrong.

Instead, realize you're more capable than you think!

first solo travel experience in nyc with confidence
No matter what anyone says, I truly believe everyone should experience solo travel at least once in their lifetime

Q: Why should someone try female solo travel?

Solo travel means never having to wait for others to be available to book a trip with.

Moreover, it provides the ultimate freedom as you never have to negotiate your itinerary.

Finally, it allows you to discover what you're truly capable of, as you're forced to solve issues that arise along the way on your own.

This is an incredible confidence booster!

Curious about traveling solo as a female? In my opinion, it's incredibly rewarding!

Q: What are some travel blogs by solo female travelers?

Along with this blog, Jessie on a Journey, a few other solo female travel blogs I recommend you read include Adventurous Kate, The Legendary Adventures Of Anna, Globetrotter Girls, Effy Talks Life, Jen on a Jet Plane, Be My Travel Muse, Bohemian Trails, Oneika The Traveller, and Eat Sleep Breathe Travel, to name just a few.

Also, while Nomadic Matt isn't a solo female traveler, he has some great articles on the topic.

Q: What is it like being a solo female traveler?

Is solo travel fun? What is it really like to explore the world alone as a woman?

Here is my take:

Being a solo female traveler often instills confidence and a strong sense of independence.

You feel free to do as you please without having to compromise your experiences on the road for others.

Plus, there are many apps and platforms that make it easy to meet people when traveling alone, like Couchsurfing, Meetup, and Wanderful.

Q: Which countries are the best for a solo female traveler?

There are so many incredible countries around the world for women traveling alone -- not to mention islands offering epic solo Caribbean vacations.

Along with solo road trips around the USA and the many great places to travel solo in the USA (like these top solo getaways in California), a few personal favorite solo trips have been Latvia (a great budget travel destination!), Slovenia, Argentina, Australia, and Bhutan.

Oh, and you'll love a solo trip to Taiwan -- one of the best places for solo travel in Asia -- as well as exploring the many great solo female travel destinations in India and best places in Mexico to travel alone!

Enjoy big cities? There are many fun things to do in NYC by yourself, exciting things to do in London alone, and unforgettable experiences to have on a solo trip to Rome.

I also had a fantastic solo wine trip in South Africa, and recently did a solo train trip through England!

Here is a video from the journey:

Q: What are some safety tips for solo female travelers?

I recommend researching local scams and safety concerns before arriving at your destination, as well as investing in travel safety essentials like pickpocket-proof garments and hidden-pocket scarves.

What tips would you add to this solo female travel ultimate guide?

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