I'm not saying there is no danger involved when you travel, but I am saying that danger and fearmongering should not be making your travel decisions for you.
The best thing about solo travel, male or female is that when you travel solo you attract other solo travelers and you meet far more people than if you were traveling with anyone else.
I find this whole concept of female solo travel being “dangerous” absolutely hilarious. I’ll tell people I’m going off to jaunt around Ireland on my own, and my relatives start panicking. Yet I live in the crack ghetto of St. John’s.
Mariellen Ward is a professional travel writer, blogger and editor based in Toronto. Breathedreamgo.com, her award-winning travel blog about "meaningful adventure travel," is inspired by her extensive travels i... Read More...