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How to Travel Safely

  It’s Travel Tip Tuesday! I think the most common questions any traveler gets asked are about safety–especially solo travelers, and even more especially women travelers. But safety goes for men and women alike. No one is immune to bad things that can happen anywhere in the world (even in your hometown!), but you can… Continue reading How to Travel Safely

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Solo Travel Mishaps

It’s Travel Tip Tuesday! I’ve been doing some solo travel lately and writing about how to do it as well as possible, but sometimes we learn from mistakes better than we learn from what we do right. So this week, here are some solo travel mistakes and mishaps–don’t do this! Mistakes to Avoid Before You… Continue reading Solo Travel Mishaps

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Solo Travel: Like a Pro

This Travel Tip Tuesday I am sharing my secrets to travel solo like a solo travel pro! I asked for questions on my Facebook and Instagram accounts so I could know what people are worried about, curious about, or just need to know to travel solo for the first time (or the 100th time!). Solo… Continue reading Solo Travel: Like a Pro

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Solo Travel: Block Island

It’s Travel Tip Tuesday! I recently set out solo in search of adventure and old world, seaside resort charm, and I found it on beautiful Block Island, Rhode Island. Why is Block Island a great solo travel destination? Here’s the shake-down on Solo Travel on Block Island! Why Block Island?  It’s cute! My husband Steve’s… Continue reading Solo Travel: Block Island

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Solo Female Travel: Nantucket

This Throwback Thursday is a very special one–it’s all about going solo in Nantucket! Since my sweet husband Steve has been traveling a bit more for work lately, I’ve taken the opportunity to go on a few trips of my own, all on my own. I used to travel solo all the time, and I… Continue reading Solo Female Travel: Nantucket

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Is Solo Travel Selfish?

This Travel Tip Tuesday, We’re taking on an issue that lots of travelers–and those who love us–face from people in our lives. Are travelers, especially solo travelers, just selfish? I believe solo travelers are wise, confident, organized, responsible, and believe it or not, they tend to be less selfish and more thoughtful than your regular person.… Continue reading Is Solo Travel Selfish?

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Pickpocket Tricks of the Trade

Last week we looked at how we can avoid pickpockets and avoid looking like a target. This week it’s all about knowing their tricks so you know what to look for. 1. The Drive-by I read a blog once about a Canadian girl who was walking along a busy street in Vietnam (a distracting feat… Continue reading Pickpocket Tricks of the Trade

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How to Outsmart the Pickpocket

Pickpockets are a fact of travel. They prey on travelers and tourists alike, and while they may work in teams or on their own, it only takes one pickpocket experience to ruin your whole trip. But never fear! I’m here to give you some tips on how exactly to outsmart that pickpocket. This week we’re… Continue reading How to Outsmart the Pickpocket

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The Ladies’ Guide to Traveling Solo

Originally published 30 January 2016. Recently I had the opportunity to do a segment on a local talk show called Let’s Talk Live! to discuss traveling solo! I was so excited, and it prompted me to write this post for women in particular who want to travel solo, but are maybe a little unsure about just going for… Continue reading The Ladies’ Guide to Traveling Solo

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Travel Fear: Personal Safety

It’s Fearless Friday! One of the concerns I hear most from people (especially because I’m a woman who often travels solo) is concern for my personal safety. This goes for both women and men, though. Here are a few tips for staying safe no matter where you are, and why you really shouldn’t be worried.  1.… Continue reading Travel Fear: Personal Safety