Safety Tips for Traveling Alone as a Female

Safety Tips for Traveling Alone as a Female

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[podcast_subscribe id="715"] You’re planning a vacation, and you’re all excited, but you can’t seem to convince any friends to join you, so you decide to take a solo trip. Sound familiar? I’ve been there! I get it. You’re going to a new place, and the thought of traveling alone can seem a bit daunting. All you want is to have a good time with the least stress. Over my many years of traveling (and several solo vacations), I’ve come up with a list of safety tips for the female travelers out there who just want to get out there and put their toes in the sand – and to go solo. [02:03] Arrive at your destination as early as possibleThe last thing you want is to arrive at the airport…
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Solo Cruising vs Group Cruising

Solo Cruising vs Group Cruising

Blog, EJtheTravelDiva Blog, Solo Travel
I recently returned from a 7-day Eastern Caribbean Cruise on Carnival Glory with friends and family.  It was a great cruise in some amazing ports like Puerto Rico, St. Thomas, Grand Turk, and Dominican Republic. EJT 10 Reunion Group Cruise As I was on the cruise, with friends and family, I found myself constantly comparing the cruise experience with my previous cruise when I sailed alone.  I enjoy traveling with others, it is big fun with traveling in groups and I also prefer traveling solo, at times.  Some of the advantages of traveling by yourself are: You can go to bed at any time.  One of the most beneficial things of cruising alone is having the ability to go to bed when you please without guilt.  When traveling with others,…
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Solo Cruising Day 2:  Be In The Moment

Solo Cruising Day 2: Be In The Moment

Blog, Solo Travel
On this day, I slept in until my body naturally woke itself.  What a great feeling to naturally wake on your own with no agenda insight to control your day.  I turned on the T.V. and watched the last half of an animated movie before I finally rolled out of bed, pulled back my curtains to a beautiful view of the ocean--stunning!  The day was beautiful.  Perfect weather.  "This is vacation" I thought to myself.  I opened the balcony door and allowed the sounds of the ocean to fill my room with peaceful bliss.  After showering, instead of drying off with a towel, I sat on my balcony and allowed the natural wind to do it for me.  "It's amazing..." as I think to myself, looking out into the blue…
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