Tag Archives: Solo Travel

10 Best Destinations in Africa for Solo Female Travellers

The 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 […]

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

Solo Female Travel in the Middle East

  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 […]

Solo Female Travel in Lebanon – Is It Safe?

Solo Female Travel in Lebanon

  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 […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

12 Incredible Travel Quotes to Inspire Your Solo Adventure

12 Incredible Travel Quotes

  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 […]

Why Australia is the Perfect Country For Travelling Alone

Why Australia is the Perfect Country For Solo Travel

  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 […]

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

From Solo to Duo // Travel Journeys

  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 […]