ALL ARTICLES WRITTEN BY Liz Carlson

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Is It Safe To Travel Alone As A Woman in 2024?

By Liz Carlson / June 20, 2023

I’ve been traveling around the world on my own for over eight years, and it has been years of beautiful moments, major screw-ups and everything in between. Lucky enough, I learned more about myself and […]

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The Best Tips For Effective Travel And Communication

By Liz Carlson / June 8, 2023

Some things become inherently trickier as a solo traveler visiting a country where English is not widely spoken. Having good language skills definitely helps when traveling, but we are not all blessed with multilingual skills. […]

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15 Best Places To Travel Alone As A Woman This Year

By Liz Carlson / June 6, 2023

Trying to pick a place to explore as a solo traveler can be daunting to say the least, especially if you are a woman. The world tells us to be afraid and to be hesitant […]

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What Are The Most Important Solo Travel Questions to Ask?

By Liz Carlson / June 5, 2023

I have been fortunate enough to be able to solo travel on and off for several years, and I am always meeting people who say things like “you’re so brave to travel alone” and “aren’t […]

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South Africa - a great destination for solo female travel

5 Ways to Deal with Solo Travel Negativity from Family & Friends

By Liz Carlson / August 18, 2015

I don’t know about you guys, but more often than not when I announce to my friends and family that I am planning to move overseas or go travel the world, especially alone, I am […]

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4 Anxieties You Face As a Solo Traveler and How to Beat Them

By Liz Carlson / April 17, 2015

Leaving the comfort of friends and family back home, of all things familiar, in order to go travel alone is no easy feat. For the majority of people, solo travel is an incredibly challenging decision. […]

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5 Photography Tips for Solo Travelers

By Liz Carlson / February 10, 2015

When it comes to solo travel, I think I’ve been asked every question over the years, and then some. What are your travel photography tips for solo travelers? is one that pops up more frequently […]

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Easy Packing Tips for Solo Women Travelers

By Liz Carlson / January 15, 2015

Perhaps the bane of many women traveler’s existence is figuring out how to pack a bag that fits the weight restrictions, especially at airports. At least, for me, it has been. I’ve been called many […]

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What Are The Best Tips On How To Make Travel Buddies?

By Liz Carlson / December 9, 2014

As a perpetual female solo traveler, one of the questions I frequently get asked is do I get lonely? The answer is of course, I get lonely when I travel solo, but also sometimes when […]

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