How to make friends while traveling solo
*This post was originally posted on Freedom Not Fate and syndicated to Vocal Media* Have you ever considered traveling solo, but were deterred by the idea of making friends while on the road? It can be daunting to put yourself out there, but it's also one of the best ways to meet new people and have unique experiences. With a little effort, you can make friends wherever you go. Here are a few tips to get you started.
One Day Guide to Visiting San Francisco
*This post was originally posted on Freedom Not Fate and syndicated to Vocal Media* It can definitely be a challenge to see the best of San Francisco in one day. However, you can get most of it done with some careful planning ahead of time! Here are some of the most memorable spots to see that you should add to your list while you plan a quick day trip and itinerary to San Francisco.
I used Couchsurfing.com in one of the most "dangerous" cities in America as a solo female traveler.
*This post was originally posted on Freedom Not Fate and syndicated to Vocal Media* Anchorage, Alaska ranked as the most dangerous city in the USA in 2021 according to several articles and sites and has been listed consistently in the top 10 most dangerous cities in the United States over the years.
Things I Give Up to Travel the World
*This post was originally posted on Freedom Not Fate and syndicated to Vocal Media* Lots of people seem to think I'm rich or have indispensable money and I don't. I make choices when budgeting to be able to travel more because it means more to me than the below things. Here's what I've given up in my life to be able to afford to travel more.
10 Countries You Should Travel To Solo
*This post was originally posted on Freedom Not Fate and syndicated to Vocal Media* As you probably could already tell from reading my blog, I do a lot of solo traveling and have traveled to many countries by myself. This list is a list of places that not only have I been by myself, but that I have heard other solo travelers have gone to and can vouch on the safety of the following countries. Many of these countries are also places where it's easy to connect with other travelers, are accessible and English is primarily spoken. These are all things to take into consideration when you're traveling by yourself for the first time in a foreign country. I know with my first solo trip I wanted it to be as easy as possible for me to travel around and not super stressful.
How Heartbreak Led Me to Dubai
In 2010 I was in high school and Facebook was still relatively new. I had become friends with someone on the other side of the world in a country I knew nothing about. We were never super close, but she helped me with a project I had been currently working on at the time.
What is Couchsurfing? Is it safe?
Let’s talk about Couchsurfing! I always have a lot of people reach out to me online that are really curious about Couchsurfing but they don't know how it works or they don't know exactly what it is so this article will explain some of my experiences and safety tips, especially as a woman who frequently travels alone and uses the platform.