A New Travel App that Empowers Solo Female Travelers? I’m With it.

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The world is teeming with good people. Teeming! They’re out there- chilling in tiny towns, bustling about big cities, frolicking in the countryside… ok, that’s enough. My point is: there are lots of good people and you can find them in all of Earth’s nooks and crannies.

But it’s not always easy to connect with them.

Not from thousands of miles away at least. And especially not for solo female travelers who may (understandably) be a bit wary of traveling alone in the first place.

That’s why I love getting behind people who are encouraging, empowering, and overall making it easier, for women to do it. Continue reading

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What to do When You Can’t Stop Daydreaming About Travel

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The instant I commit to staying in one place for too long (and I’m embarrassed to admit how short a time frame ‘too long’ actually is), I get antsy.

My mind’s tendency is to look to the future (aka my next destination). So staying present is my most important daily task. And it isn’t an easy one. Continue reading

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So what was your favorite?

If you’ve ever taken a trip with multiple destinations, you’ve dealt with the sudden onslaught of memories that invade you following this question. The faces of strangers who became friends smile in the places you shared together. Endless landscapes scroll through your mind: panoramas of white-drenched mountains, sparkling beaches, vine-lined jungles. You fall through the air 13,000 feet above the ground. The morning sun blankets you in your hammock on a sugar sand beach. A shark rams his head into the wire cage you’re inside. Hand-in-hand, you spend the day laughing with an orphaned child without understanding a single spoken word.

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