How I Didn’t Hike the Pico del Teide

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At first, I thought I was going to Tenerife to sunbathe and read. Then I decided to climb a volcano… and nothing went to plan.

How a Hurricane Showed One Traveler Cuba’s Heart

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Just before her 30th birthday, Lilli Boland found herself in Cuba with a local family, riding out the hurricane that devastated Havana.

Traveling Georgia As a Solo Female Traveler

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I undertook a solo trip to Georgia (as a woman), taking in about 15 cities and sites in three weeks. Don’t be afraid to travel here alone!

5 Reasons to Study Abroad

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“One of the biggest things I gained from my study abroad was a relationship with myself.”

Walking off my Twenties on the Camino de Santiago

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… A little fear, a little clumsiness as I picked myself up and entered the unknown. This was the Camino.

Studying In Sweden – A Taste of Scandinavia

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Study abroad in the medieval city of Lund and experience Swedish life at its best.

Carping the Diem, Solo-style

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A couple of my women friends called it “crazy.” I wanted to see the Rockies for the first — and only — time in my life.

A Solo Female Cross-Country Trip Through Azerbaijan

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Pushing the boundaries of solo female travel in the rugged, unexplored landscapes of Azerbaijan.

Tips for Backpacking Alone

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Here are a few tips to help you stay engaged and make the most of your solo travel experience… Whether you’re a first time traveler or a long term nomad.

Being a Woman in a Country Where You Do Not Speak the Language

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Age and gender are only limiting factors if you let them be, so get out there get lost in some mistranslations.