Every year, thousands of women around the world pack their bags and decide to travel to far-flung lands… alone. While traveling can be a daunting experience, it can seem even more intimidating for the solo female traveler. There are concerns about theft and assault, as well as concerns from family and friends back home about her physical safety.
The one basic rule to remember (even when not traveling) is to always keep your wits and common sense about you – and be confident in your ability to travel independently. Here are some tips on to help make your travels safe and enjoyable as a solo female traveler.