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Is a backpack just another word for “female mid-life crisis”?

I’m not dealing with age very well. “Middle-age” feels like the un-sexiest number to be. Everything from moisturizers to anti-aging potions are strewn throughout my bedroom and bath. The yoga mat is my closest

September 25, 2013 39
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Solo Travel: Finding your Travel G-spots

Uh oh ohhh… Here it comes. The feeling of power ripped through me as a surge of exhilaration. The boat was bouncing, skimming off the waters, but that wasn’t it. Ohhhh…Wow! I wanted to scream. The feeling was overwhelming. But maybe screaming was too much. I didn’t want people to hear. I didn’t

August 7, 2013 14
14 ways to spend nights alone as a solo traveler
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14 Ways to Enjoy Nights Alone as a Solo Traveler

I’ll admit, there are times being a solo traveler at night can feel like… well, a single gal alone on a Friday night!

All the world is aglow with friends and drunken laughter. Meanwhile, you’re either standing outside in the cold envying the social fun indoors or in your guesthouse painting your toenails the color of ‘wishful thinking’! Times like this, it’s hard not to occasionally feel… lame.

Well, nuh-uh. It doesn’t have to be this way.

July 12, 2012 48
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Is being a female solo traveler easy? …Not!

There’s a mystique around female solo travelers. We’re an anomaly and yet, our numbers are growing. Traveling alone, I meet all types of journeying women: from reluctant to experienced, to the newbie ready to cling to the first companion that reaches out. I’m no more or less brave than any of them.

May 14, 2012 77
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2011 Shoutouts: GRRRL’s mom, my solo travel fears and the mystery I’ll be!

Annyeong 2011! Time is flying and it’s taking a jet.

Writing Home for the Holidays: GRRRL TRAVELER’s blogging mom

It was a winter white holiday for us in Korea and this year, while I abroad, I didn’t have to write home. Instead, my mom, the real family blogger, did it for me!

With my mother in town for two weeks, she battled the ups of sightseeing, desk-warming, seeing snow fall for the first time,… with the downs of first time solo travel and winter health. …

January 17, 2011 1
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How to Plan your First Solo Trip

How I planned my Trip Route for my First Solo Adventure

November 2, 2009 0
roz savage in Hawaii
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Roz Savage rows solo across the Pacific Ocean in campaign for the environment

Ocean Rower and Environmentalist, Roz Savage launches second stage of her solo row across the Pacific Ocean. The press launch event took place at the Waikiki Yacht Club, Hawaii. For more information or to follow her voyage and blogs go to www.rozsavage.com.

June 5, 2009 0
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Crash Course Lessons for First-time Solo Traveling in India

Pros to Solo Travel: As terrifying and dangerous as it is to be “a first time solo female traveler” traveling India, there are also a great lessons I’m experiencing.

October 7, 2008 4

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