Posts tagged solo travel
5 Things You Need to Do Your First Year Abroad

I have a lot of goals and philosophies that guide the way I lead my life, but they can all be basically summed up by my desire to live life to its fullest and have no regrets. At times this can be a tough order to fill, especially when I reflect on past mistakes. Hindsight vision really is 20/20, but I try to look at these mistakes as an opportunity to learn something and better myself. As the saying goes, experience is life’s greatest teacher… or something like that.

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5 Ways the Black Girl Introvert Finds Freedom in Solo Travel

I’m Black. I’m a Girl (big ‘G’). I’m an introvert. Funny how those things aren’t often thought of as going together – Black Girl Introvert (BGI) – and, in America, how often those things aren’t allowed to go together. We break down just how the BGI finds freedom in solo travel in this piece! 

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How to Plan an Epic Solo Adventure

We all know that there are so many incredible reasons why solo travel is an unforgettable experience. And so, armed with the inspiration to take a journey of deep self-discovery, you’ve decided to take the plunge and embark on your first ever solo adventure! But, where do you even begin? There are so many things to plan for: what country or city to go to, accommodation, where to eat, what to see…and all on your own?! We break it all down here. 

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Travel Tips For Empaths and Highly Sensitive People

Empaths and HSPs (Highly Sensitive People) are people who easily pick up things in their external world (such as stress levels, other people’s emotions, the energy levels etc.), often to the point where it can change their own energy levels and affect emotions. Traveling is one of these areas that can bring up a lot for everyone – This is the time where we are most often taken out of our usual comfort zone and experiencing new environments. With these simple tips, you can use your natural strengths to enjoy traveling and embracing new experiences.

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13 Tips For Couchsurfing As a Solo Female Traveler

Couchsurfing was founded in 2004. Back then it was a tighter knit community of travelers helping each other with housing in cities all around the world. In 2011 Couchsurfing was sold to the private for-profit corporation Better World Through Travel in 2011. Then, in came the weirdos. Here's how to navigate Couchsurfing as a solo female traveler. 

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Introverts Make The Best Solo Travelers

Since I was a child — middle child at that — I’ve always cherished time to myself. After a long day of being huddled up with friends at school, I gleefully leapt off of the bus and ran to my room to be alone with my books. At 26, not much has changed but the scenery. I’ve exchanged crowded classrooms for museums and yellow school buses for bullet trains and Amazonian fields.

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Why Solo Travel Will Make You Fall In Love With Yourself (Even More)

Solo travel can often teach you so many things about both yourself and how you interact with the world around you. More importantly, it can remind you that there is so much more to your complex beautiful self than what meets the eye. When you give yourself an opportunity to be authentically you, it comes with the realization that deep within, there’s greatness.

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Wanderlust Wednesday: Oneika The Traveller

Oneika is one of our favorite WOC travelers that has been shaping the scene for a while now. Having traveled to over 76 countries and not just honing the title of a traveler but a true expat, we were honored to chat with her. We got to hear her advice for those hesitant to take the leap, how she's grown her blog tenfold, the beauty of traveling with your partner and more. Read up on our Wanderlust Wednesday interview and learn all about Oneika. 

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Exlcusive Interview: Lo Miller of Can't Stay Put

Lo Miller has been on our radar from a while, traveling the world not just for her own gain, but to inspire others to take the leap as well. She embodies what it means to take life into her own hands as she has made sacrifices to see the world and share stories along the way. We were able to sit down with Lo to chat about her brand Can't Stay Put, what's coming up next and why we should all be a bit more intentional about traveling. 

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Why Everyone Should Travel Alone

There are an endless number of quotes about taking the road less traveled, and they all surmount to one thing - the end destination is a lot better than you could ever imagine. Traveling to new places with friends and family has become common amongst young people, but we often forget that some of the best experiences from travel come from setting out on our own.

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Do’s and Don’t When Taking a Ryanair Flight

As we approach the end of the academic year, I know many of you have got the itch to travel, and most importantly, travel on a budget. Ryanair is a discount airline that flies throughout Europe and has been claiming for a few years now to start crossing the Atlantic for around 15 euros. Below, I’ve compiled a list of do’s and don’t so that you can spend more time picking out a cute bikini, and less on last minute pre-travel preparation.

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Wanderlust Wednesday: Aylin of One Young Traveler

“Finding beauty in the way people live” has become Aylin Marie’s gift. Her love for others and their experiences is showcased in the forward thinking travel platform, One Young Traveler. Come learn and explore about this fearless entrepreneur as she gives voice to a generation in our exclusive interview.

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