I spent two and a half months in West Africa, traveling solo and on a tight budget through one of the least developed regions in the world. Here are my insights in one handy solo female travel guide to West Africa.
Traveling by yourself builds confidence and gives you freedom, but it’s not always awesome. 7 women share their best and worst solo female travel experiences with HPL.
Jonai couldn’t find anyone to join her on a motorbike trip in northern Vietnam so she traveled alone. Read about her experiences traveling alone in Vietnam.
Solo travel has its perks but also many hurdles, like packing challenges when traveling alone. Despite the difficulties, traveling by yourself is worth it.
Traveling alone can be intimidating in certain countries. Jennifer had both negative and positive experiences with solo female travel in Jordan, but she definitely plans to return!
It happens before leaving. The world suddenly feels overwhelming. You start thinking this decision was ridiculous and lack the confidence to travel alone.
Eileen traveled alone, enjoying city life, temples, and beaches. She tells us her experiences with safety and solo female travel in Sri Lanka.
Donna often travels alone, and recently she spent time in Myanmar connecting with the locals. Read about her experience with solo female travel in Myanmar.
Iran doesn’t usually come to mind when people think of solo female travel. But Ethel loved it and shares her experiences traveling alone in Iran as a woman.
Central Asian countries, or the Stans, can seem an overwhelming trip at first. Jennifer’s interview about traveling alone in Tajikistan as a woman provides insight into the unknown region of the world.
How NOT to Travel the World is a funny and inspirational memoir by Lauren Juliff that tells her story of overcoming crippling anxiety through traveling.
Many people worry about traveling to the Middle East, but Tina shares her experience with solo female travel in Qatar and tips for traveling there.