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How To Tell Loved Ones You’re Hitting The Road…Solo [Video]

Traveling solo?

One of the hardest parts about traveling solo — especially for the first time — is convincing loved ones to be okay with your decision. While it may not be possible to erase their fears completely, there are steps you can take to make them more understanding. Watch the above video to learn how. And if you’re interested in any of the safety items mentioned in the video, please visit my Travel Resources page. Similar information to the traveling solo video above can also be found in written form in my article Tips For Convincing Loved Ones To Let You Travel Solo. How do you ease the minds of loved ones when you’re about to travel solo? Please share in the comments below.


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About Jessie Festa

Jessie Festa is an New York-based travel content creator who is passionate about empowering her audience to experience new places and live a life of adventure. She is the founder of the solo female travel blog, Jessie on a Journey, and is editor-in-chief of Epicure & Culture, an online conscious tourism magazine. Along with writing, Jessie is a professional photographer and is the owner of NYC Photo Journeys, which offers New York photo tours, photo shoots, and wedding photography. Her work has appeared in publications like USA Today, CNN, Business Insider, Thrillist, and WestJet Magazine.

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