Tag: Solo Travel

10 Best Destinations in Africa for Solo Female Travellers

By on Published: February 25, 2019 | Last Updated: April 14, 2020 in Africa, Solo Female Travel with 8 Comments
10 Best Destinations in Africa for Solo Female Travellers

They say it’s a brave woman who travels in Africa by herself. In fact, I don’t think it’s necessarily braver than travelling anywhere else by yourself as a woman, but nevertheless Africa travel seems to carry with it a certain hushed sense of concern for those yet to venture here alone, so if you’re bucking […]

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

By on Published: January 3, 2019 | Last Updated: February 26, 2020 in Middle East, Solo Female Travel with 16 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?

By on Published: December 17, 2018 | Last Updated: February 26, 2020 in LEBANON, Middle East, Solo Female Travel with 0 Comments
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 Published: November 29, 2018 | Last Updated: December 23, 2019 in Budget Travel Ideas, Middle East, Solo Female Travel, Travel Tips with 12 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?

By on Published: November 15, 2018 | Last Updated: April 28, 2020 in Africa, ETHIOPIA, Solo Female Travel with 2 Comments
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?

By on Published: May 10, 2018 | Last Updated: April 14, 2020 in Africa, Solo Female Travel, SUDAN with 16 Comments
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 Published: December 6, 2017 | Last Updated: August 10, 2019 in Europe, Solo Female Travel, 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 Published: August 22, 2016 | Last Updated: October 1, 2019 in Solo Female Travel, Travel Stories, 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 Published: July 21, 2016 | Last Updated: March 6, 2020 in AUSTRALIA, Oceania, Solo Female Travel with 8 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 Published: June 30, 2016 | Last Updated: February 20, 2020 in Travel Stories with 18 Comments
From Solo to Duo: The Truth About Travelling as a Couple

This page contains affiliate links meaning Big World Small Pockets may receive a small commission on any purchases at no extra cost to you.   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 […]

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