Bitten by the wanderlust more so than before, I had started frequently traveling, escaping to the destinations as feasible by my number of leaves (I was working full-time then, as a software developer), clubbing weekends, long holidays, etc. since 2014. So it was time for me to experiment traveling farther, away from my country India, and move out of my… Read More
Solo Travel Tips
Tips for people traveling the world solo. Many people don’t want to wait to find that perfect travel partner while others enjoy exploring alone.
It shouldn’t be the case that solo female travel needs its own discussion about safety but unfortunately it does. There are additional risks when traveling as a solo female rather than a male. That by no means should stop you from doing it. I’ve been traveling for almost two years as a solo female and love it but there are… Read More
The other day my mom asked me if I liked traveling alone. My immediate answer was a very loud YES. As an introvert, traveling by myself is the ultimate deal. I’m on my own schedule, there’s no need for small talk, and there’s absolutely no pressure to watch a show that involves audience participation. I have had to do all… Read More
Life isn’t always about planning something, finding something, being something. Sometimes we just drift along and see where it takes us. And so it was with my 23-year-old self, working in a cushy cubicle-bound corporate job in Singapore that indulged me but didn’t necessarily fulfill me. Normal to Nomadic: How One Girl Built a Life of Travel In my restless… Read More
It saddens my heart when I comprehend fear in the hearts of foreign women travellers for my country. India is doomed when it comes to solo travel for women. But, to state the truth, most of the hype around it is media created. As far as crime is concerned, we all are vulnerable to it in any given country. Therefore,… Read More
Malaria medication. Typhoid pills. Ciprofloxacin for traveler’s diarrhea. Was I really going to a place where an impending illness seemed so likely? More importantly, was I really traveling there solo as a solo female traveler? Solo Female Travel I was 21 years old and headed for Thailand. Starting with Bangkok I would be making my way to the hill tribe… Read More