A solo travel safety tidbit is what remains with me a week after seeing The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.
It’s important to be safe when you travel alone. Your location – the city, district, pub… affects your safety. Here’s how to know when a place is safe and when maybe it’s not.
My white curly hair stands out in a crowd – especially traveling places like South America or the Middle East. Here’s how to blend in when you really can’t.
Solo travel objection #1 is about safety. Well, fear not. Here are ten ways to travel solo and safe.
Temptation! Yes, it can be tempting sometimes to get involved with someone when traveling. Here are a few things you should think about before you do.
Common sense in one country is not necessarily common in another. Travelers must have travel common sense. Here are 20 tips to help you get yours.
Couchsurfing out of the question? Maybe not, if you follow tips from an experienced couch surfer.
I usually write about solo travel safety from a prevention perspective. In case prevention isn’t possible, here are a few tips that I hope you’ll never have to use.
Part I of this series was on the kindness of strangers. Part II was on dangerous strangers. Here is a post on how to recognize danger — how to tell the good guys from the bad guys.
This is the story that I have been sitting on for a year. I alluded to it in the podcast interview I did. Now you have it. It is a story of naivety, danger and extremely good luck. Please have a read and share it. Frightening films like “Taken” are based in truth.
This post kicks off a 3 part series (3 Saturdays in a row) about strangers, danger and solo travel. But, let’s begin on a positive note. This time I offer you 5 wonderful stories about the kindness of strangers.
How you answer questions is an important part of solo travel safety. Here are some polite yet vague answers to common questions you may encounter.