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Is Cartagena, Colombia a Safe Solo Travel Destination?

Is Cartagena, Colombia a Safe Solo Travel Destination?

When you hear Colombia, you might think of drug cartels, civil unrest, and rampant crime. But is this the Colombia that exists today? Cartagena is a beautiful, unique, exciting place. Don’t let fear keep you away from this captivating Colombian city!

Top Safety Tips for the Female Solo Traveler - New Orleans

Top Safety Tips for the Female Solo Traveler - New Orleans

Be smart, be aware, and be safe when traveling alone in New Orleans. If solo travelers do these things and follow the safety tips we've detailed for you, solo female travel in New Orleans should be a piece of cake.

Episode 068: The STEPs to Safety for the Solo Traveler

Episode 068: The STEPs to Safety for the Solo Traveler

Safety is top of mind for most people thinking about solo travel. On the new episode of my solo travel podcast, Solo Travel Talk, I take you through the US State Department Travel website and share the wealth of information this resource provides the US citizen traveling alone. Plus— I share my tips for how to use this valuable information in the planning for your solo travels.

Episode 067: Planning Ahead for Safety and Crisis Overseas

Episode 067: Planning Ahead for Safety and Crisis Overseas

When things go wrong when traveling solo you need to know what to do to solve the crisis. The US State Department website is a valuable resource to American and non-US travelers alike that helps the solo traveler in time of need. On the new episode of my solo travel podcast, Solo Travel Talk, I share what kinds of information you can get to help plan for your safety, and even help you in a crisis when traveling alone.

Solo Traveler’s Jazz Fest Guide - Getting Around

Solo Traveler’s Jazz Fest Guide - Getting Around

Getting to and from the New Orleans Jazz Fest for the solo traveler can be tricky. Read this blog and get all of my tips on how navigate the transportation issues when attending Jazz Fest alone.

Episode 065: 10 Tips for Experiencing New Orleans

Episode 065: 10 Tips for Experiencing New Orleans

I love New Orleans! Not only is New Orleans a historic and grand place to visit, it's fabulous for the solo traveler. On the new episode of my solo travel podcast, Solo Travel Talk, I share my top tips for visiting the Cresent City, plus explore some of the nicknames New Orleans has picked up over the years! 

How to Get Around New Orleans As A Female Solo Traveler

How to Get Around New Orleans As A Female Solo Traveler

From lodging to airfare, a solo trip requires careful planning. Travel and transportation plans are often daunting and tedious, especially if you are planning a solo trip to New Orleans. Read this blog for New Orleans transportation trips when traveling alone to the Big Easy.

Episode 058: Live from The International Travel Goods Show

Episode 058: Live from The International Travel Goods Show

Traveling solo with the right gear and products can make your trips more enjoyable and less stressful. If you are interested in the latest travel products and making your solo travels a bit easier, my new solo travel podcast episode is for you! Live from Las Vegas, I am at The 2018 International Travel Goods Show.

Mardi Gras Safety Tips for the Solo Traveler

Mardi Gras Safety Tips for the Solo Traveler

If you are planning on attending Mardi Gras in New Orleans as a solo traveler, please consider these 11 safety tips to ensure that you have the best possible time in this incredible city!

Solo Travel Safety Tips: New Orleans

Solo Travel Safety Tips: New Orleans

Be smart, be aware, and be safe. If you do those things and follow the tips we've detailed for you, solo female travel in New Orleans should be a piece of cake.