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What I Gained & Lost by Traveling Alone

What I Gained & Lost by Traveling Alone

The year was 2010. I had just turned 30 in January and was determined to see Italy and Greece before the year was over. But as hard as I tried, I couldn’t find a travel partner…so I explored the idea of going alone. I struggled with the many common fears that plague most first-time solo travelers. Will I be lonely, bored, safe, or look like a friendless loser? Can I do this, I thought??? Spoiler alert, I did it. Fast…

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I Was Ashamed to Travel Alone

I Was Ashamed to Travel Alone

I spent my early twenties obsessed with the idea of traveling abroad with a significant other. We would go to Rome, we would go to Greece, it would be the most romantic time of my life! And then I found myself turning 30… single and still desperately wanting to go to Europe! I was still waiting for someone because I was ashamed to travel alone. For some reason I had it stuck in my head that going alone would signify…

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Going Your Own Way : Travel Talk

Going Your Own Way : Travel Talk

The idea of solo travel can stir up a lot of feelings. What comes to mind is: scary, boring, lonely, dangerous, and the list can go on. If you look at it as negative, which can be easy to do, negative feelings will come out. I honestly didn’t like traveling alone at first. For me, I felt bad about myself because I didn’t have a partner. Then, after my 2nd solo trip, everything changed… I learned going your own way…

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Is It Time To Go For It?

Is It Time To Go For It?

Interview with Richer Healing A Single Woman Traveling, Melissa Byron, interviews with Laura Richer of Richer Healing, and Andi Lucus of Hummingbird Marketing on the topic: “Is It Time To Go For It?” I talk with radio host’s Laura & Andi about my life changing solo travel! Listen along or read below the interview, also available on Transformative Talk Radio : Hey! Welcome back to the Laura Richer show, broadcasted on transformation talk radio, I’m your host dating and life…

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The Best Questions About Solo Female Travel

The Best Questions About Solo Female Travel

So you are planning on traveling solo? What are the best questions about solo female travel? I highly recommend you do your research! Be prepared for inquiries from friends, family, and most certainly yourself… Answers to The Best FAQ on Solo Female Travel… Is Solo Female Travel Safe? Always first, always of top importance. The answer is yes, it can be perfectly safe! When I travel alone, I am much more vigilant that if with somebody else. I pay extra…

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