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Solo Female Travel in the Middle East – What To Expect!

By on January 3, 2019 in Middle East, Off the Beaten Track, Solo Female with 4 Comments
Solo Female Travel in the Middle East – What To Expect!

I know lots of solo female travellers do have concerns about visiting the Middle East. And understandably so. Not the most political stable part or necessarily liberal part of the world, heading here as a single, western female probably isn’t most peoples’ first choice when it comes to solo travel destinations. But, let me tell […]

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Solo Female Travel in Lebanon – Is It Safe?

Solo Female Travel in Lebanon – Is It Safe?

When many people think about visiting the Middle East – especially solo female travellers – their minds tends to fill with all sorts of concerns. Is it safe? What can I wear? Will I get harassed? Indeed, I too had many of these fears before I set out to travel this part of the world, […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Flying Saudi Airlines as a Solo Female

By on November 29, 2018 in Flying, Middle East, Off the Beaten Track, Solo Female with 0 Comments
Everything You Need to Know About Flying Saudi Airlines as a Solo Female

When I found out I was going to be flying Saudi Airlines from Beirut in Lebanon to Jakarta in Indonesia via Riyadh (the capital of Saudi Arabia), my first question was – can I even do this as a solo female?! Not known for being the most female-friendly country in the world, I honestly had […]

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Is Solo Female Travel in Ethiopia Safe?

Is Solo Female Travel in Ethiopia Safe?

It’s a question I get asked a lot. A surprising amount in fact. And I’m not sure why?! Perhaps because I never asked it before I travelled solo to Ethiopia. Perhaps I should have! Perhaps because there’s not many of us ladies backpacking Ethiopia solo. Perhaps there should be more! But either way, for solo […]

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Is Sudan Safe for Solo Female Travellers?

Is Sudan Safe for Solo Female Travellers?

I have to be honest, there’s not many people I know who have travelled in Sudan. And being even more honest, there’s NO solo females I know who have travelled in Sudan. (Everyone I know whose been was either a solo male or part of a couple.) But you know what, this sort of unknown […]

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The Best Ways to Enjoy a Solo Trip to London

By on December 6, 2017 in Europe, Solo Female, UK with 0 Comments
The Best Ways to Enjoy a Solo Trip to London

If you are tired of the monotony of daily life and want an adventurous break, why not head out to London on your next holiday as a solo traveller? London is a fantastic city to visit whether alone, with a companion or family. There is so much to see and do that you will never […]

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12 Incredible Travel Quotes to Inspire Your Solo Adventure

By on August 22, 2016 in Musings, Solo Female, Travel Tips with 4 Comments
12 Incredible Travel Quotes to Inspire Your Solo Adventure

Readings travel quotes is one of my favourite hobbies. A secret little habit that takes hold of me now and again, spurring me on to see more and more of this beautiful world. I may now be part of a travelling duo, but that doesn’t mean I’ve turned my back on solo travel. I know […]

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Why Australia is the Perfect Country For Travelling Alone

By on July 21, 2016 in AUSTRALIA, Backpacking, Oceania, Travel Tips with 6 Comments
Why Australia is the Perfect Country For Travelling Alone

I’ve been there and I know; travelling alone, especially for the first time, can be a nerve-wracking experience. I was 23 when I first went travelling alone to New Zealand and trust me, the fears that I felt then are the same as the ones I still feel before every solo trip … even now! […]

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From Solo to Duo: The Truth About Travelling as a Couple

By on June 30, 2016 in Musings with 18 Comments
From Solo to Duo: The Truth About Travelling as a Couple

Solo Traveller … I was, for many years, an intrepid solo traveller; a die-hard independent woman who wandered the world alone, generally only with a small backpack and a tiny tent strapped to me. And I loved it. In fact, you might say, I relished it. Yes, for 10 years, I relished the sense of […]

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Hiking the Loop: A Solo Female Walking Quilotoa in Ecuador

By on October 29, 2015 in ECUADOR, Hiking, Latin America, Solo Female with 34 Comments
Hiking the Loop: A Solo Female Walking Quilotoa in Ecuador

The green of the open valley stretched as far I could see. Broken only by the odd tree or patch of scrub, it flowed up the to the mountain ridges on each side and looked smooth and soft, like a green dustsheet that had pull over the furniture of these Andean hills to cover and […]

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