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How Is Hitchhiking As A Woman In Iran?
Hitchhiker, writer & video maker
Never before have I been to a country whereby the preconceptions of it are so far away from reality. There is no war in Iran
I'm A Young Woman Who Loves To Travel Alone -- Here's Why
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Violence against female travelers is a real problem, but telling women to always journey with a man or stay home isn't the answer.
6 Reasons Every Woman Needs To Travel Alone
A solo trip is one of the most soul-stretching adventures you'll take as a traveler. Without a companion by your side, you'll
Don't Date a Girl Who Travels
Artist, Yogi & Wanderer
Don't date a girl who travels. She is hard to please. She will be unimpressed with your new car and your expensive watch. She would rather climb a rock or jump out of an airplane than hear you brag about it.
Former Solo Travelers Can Stay Independent
author, Travel Tales I Couldn't Put in the Guidebooks
I adapted to marriage, but I missed traveling solo. While traveling on my own I had to be totally open to experience: meeting others, putting myself in challenges I figured out alone, dealing with the unexpected in clever ways.
Should Women Travel Solo?
Leyla Giray Alyanak
Publisher, Women on the Road
The fact that violence against women is endemic, not only in Turkey but in all parts of the world, demonstrates yet again that we haven't come as far as we'd like to think.
When My Mother Heard I Was Traveling Alone to India...
Executive editor, The Dodo
Sporting loose brown pants, 100 rupees in my left shoe, 3 layers of wrinkled shirts, a money belt tucked under the second shirt layer and looped through my pants, glasses, frizzy hair running amok, old sneakers and an alarm in my pants pocket, I exited the hotel gates.
Safety Tips for Women
Of all the places and ways I traveled, I never thought safety would be at the top of my "worry" list, but that's firmly where it is today. I plan my accommodations, daytime activities and clothing to avoid being a target.
Does This Female-Only Hotel Floor Offend You?
What do you think about this? As a woman, the promotion of a Mexican hotel hawking a special section for females only definitely caught my attention.
Lives of Ordinary Women
Ashley Bush and Raphaela Sapire
Co-founders, Route by Route
We are road tripping across the country capturing extra-
Americana in a Web series; we want to inspire young women to dream beyond what they know by highlighting women who have built their careers around their passions.
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PHOTOS: Top 10 Trailblazing Women Travelers
In honor of International Women's Day, we're celebrating 10 of the top trailblazing women travelers.
We've Come a Long Way Ladies, but There Are Many More Places to Go
Travel writer and editor of GoGalavanting.com
Travel changes people. It widens worldviews and lays a lot of misconceptions and stereotypes to rest. So why is travel writing, especially so much of the kind marketed to women still perceived as shallow? Probably because it is.
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