10 Kick-Ass Female Travellers

Women have been kicking ass and taking names for years, it’s time we hear more about them! As a female traveller I thought it would be interesting to do a little research into my fellow women of gumption, and came up with this post of kick-ass female travellers.

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Confessions Of An Overweight Female Traveller

I always debate about whether or not I should write about my weight. It’s not that I think people will leave nasty body shaming comments, which I’m sure a few would, it’s more about the fact that I hate talking about it.

And that is the problem, nobody talks about it.

I know I’m not the only overweight traveller, but it feels as though I am. I’m sure others feel the same way.

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The Ups and Downs of Solo Travel

Travelling Solo means little kids will braid your hair...

Travelling Solo means little kids will braid your hair…

My first solo trip was in 1998. I was working as a data entry clerk and decided to throw caution to the wind and backpack through Scotland for two weeks. My family thought I was completely insane. I was over-the-moon happy. I bought a Rough Guide’s Scotland book, purchased a Scottish rail pass and a youth hostel card. Other than that I had no plans. All I knew was that I was going to Scotland alone for two weeks.

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[Interview] Solo Female Travel with Mariellen Ward

Mariellen Ward at the Taj Mahal

Mariellen at the Taj Mahal

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 in India. She writes for many print and online sites, self-published a book of travel stories, Song of India, co-founded the Toronto Travel Massive (a successful monthly meet-up group for travel bloggers and industry) and regularly speaks at events and conferences. You can find her on Facebook,  Twitter, and Pinterest.

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