female travel

The girl's guide to all things travel; optimal itineraries, recommendations and more for solo female travel and group trips alike.

Jamile Bittar9 days ago
How an Exchange Program Changed My Life
It started as an escape. Something new for me to do to forget about a massive heartbreak that I thought I couldn’t forget about. It started as a blank page. A fresh start. Something that was just mine...
Rowan Marley2 months ago
Most Dangerous Places for Female Travelers
Traveling as a woman isn't always easy. In fact, women are much more likely to end up getting hurt while traveling abroad than men are—and that's a statistical fact. That being said, traveling as a si...
Alina Gallupe2 months ago
6 Travel Tips for Women Visiting India
India is a vast and beautiful subcontinent. This magical country is home to over 200 national languages, all major world religions, and a variety of subcultures. India cannot be pinned down to one cul...
Anna Balog3 months ago
Rolling The Dice On Vietnam
February, 2017 Phu Quoc, Vietnam Earlier in 2017 I had a three week vacation coming up. I was getting off a ship in Singapore and had to be in Sydney for my next assignment. I was pondering where in A...
Alex McKeen3 months ago
A Breakfast Tour of New England
The most dangerous thing in the world is boredom. People aren't meant to stay in one place and life is supposed to have meaning. Waking up day after day in the same town to go to the same job with the...
Angel Henschel5 months ago
How the PCT Changed My Attitude... and My Life
I was never much of a believer in fate or life-changing epiphanies until last summer when I decided to section-hike the infamous Pacific Crest Trail. I had a series of events in my life that seemed to...
Jan Contreras6 months ago
The Power of Faith
I am remembering back to the time this photo was taken in November 2016. I had spent the past few weeks like a rolling stone, backpacking by myself through Oregon where I found a job working on a lega...
Eslieann Lefler8 months ago
Two Wandering Souls
Little did we know, there, right in front of us, was change. For months I had been planning the trip of a lifetime. I had made spreadsheets and mapped out countless routes. Organizing each stop to cre...
Kate Adams8 months ago
California Dreaming
The first time I had gone on vacation to California was when I was 16 years old. My parents finally gave in due to my bugging the crap out of them to take me to Disneyland for my "Sweet 16" Birthday. ...
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Maryann Virack9 months ago
Senior Single Female Alone in Iceland
My solo travels have mostly taken me throughout North America; but this last trip stretched my independence and my endurance. I was originally intrigued when several months ago I saw an online mention...
Charli Knight9 months ago
Paris of the 90s
So, what first struck me when I entered the arrivals terminal at Václav Havel Airport were the select few people that sat awkwardly, smoking in a glass room. A room which was built into one of the lon...
Hazel Butterfield9 months ago
I Heart NYC
In the summer, without a doubt, the best way to get around is by bike. I cannot express enough how great it is, you move quicker than most cars/taxis, which also means if you are a bit of a nervous ro...
Chloe Gilholy9 months ago
A Splash In Germany
“Is there anything else in Amsterdam that you would like to see?” Ivy asked Rita. “I think we’ve seen everything that Amsterdam has to offer.” Rita nodded as she sat down on a red chair in the hotel. ...
Rebecca Akat9 months ago
I Took a Gap Year & Now I'm Moving to Hawaii
At age 14, it was clear to me that I wanted to take a Gap Year to go travel and see the world a little and be free from all those expectations that I was faced with on a day to day bases. When senior ...
Samie Jo Johnson10 months ago
3 Reasons Why People "Find Themselves" by Traveling Solo
I'm only a week into my current solo traveling stint but already I feel transformed. As I sit at the bar facing the window of the very same tea/ lunch place where I first got lunch in London over a ye...
Kate Korte10 months ago
Being Home After 5 Months of Living Abroad
A pre-warning for those on their way home and a gentle reminder for the people at home that don't understand me when I say being home is weird.
Carlota Maura10 months ago
Girl at the Edge of Death
Fear turns you inside out. Like an invisible, open hand, it reaches out towards you from the unknown. We all have fears, and most of us hide them as far away as possible. Our fears are so defining and...
Lost In Neverland
Hey, So let me introduce myself. I'm Kim and I have been an au pair in the Netherlands for about 4 months now. It's a very challenging experience and I learn something new every single day, plus I get...