Getting out of the routine to daily life is what makes long-term travel both exciting and exhausting. But what if it’s also great training for living?
Bulgaria is beautiful - but the initial reception here seems as chilly as the November weather. How I learned that smiles aren’t everything, and why I’m getting to like traveling alone in Bulgaria.
Solo travel gives lots of quiet time to contemplate and do some people-watching from cafes or park benches, getting curious about the lives of people everywhere.
Right now, I'm in the middle of two very different…
Why cities are the places I love most when I’m traveling alone - like Athens, Greece, a solo travel destination I keep coming back to.
Lower prices, lower crowds, and a whole lot less going on (for better or worse).
On knowing an ancient version of a modern language, and the challenges of a different alphabet.
Finding the beauty in the unexpected on Greece’s largest island - tiny cats, friendly locals, and too much incredible food.
I love staying in hostels - as a solo female traveler, it’s easy to meet people in a safe and welcoming environment. Here’s how to pick one you’ll love and get a great night’s sleep in a dorm.
Going out to eat alone can be intimidating, but it can also fun (and a power move). Here’s how to do it when you’re traveling alone.