Traveling solo can be wonderfully life-altering. The rewards include doing exactly what you want without consulting anyone else, traveling at your own pace, taking time for inner reflection, and carving out memories that come from experiencing the adventures on your bucket list. But solitary journeys can also be dangerous and unsettling, especially for women traveling alone. If that sounds like a throwback to your mother’s admonishments when you were a teenager, it still holds true today. Crime happens when you least expect it and often when you're in unfamiliar surroundings.
Here are some valuable tips for women traveling alone that will help make the experience as safe as it is enjoyable. Continue reading