Make the Jump: Go Solo Female Travel!

Solo female travelers have seen a lot of revolutionary changes the past years. It is now more accessible and more acceptable to travel alone as a woman, even if it is at the other end of our dear world. Something that used to be not done, is now a must do in every woman’s life.

But what is so special and fulfilling about traveling by yourself as a woman?

Maybe it is the courage and strength you show yourself and others in your close environment. Maybe it is the connections you make, the unforgettable experiences you go through, or the realization how much this world has to offer. I find this Spanish saying summarizing solo female travel perfectly: “Todo lo bueno en la vida nace de un salto al vácio.” All the good things in life are born out of a jump in the unknown.

Going on a solo trip is the most terrifying, liberating and eye-opening experience anybody can ever have. Why? Because the best, wildest and most beautiful version of you comes out during this time. You have that “je m’en fou” attitude and you take more risks than you normally would. You can do what you want, not what your friend of family member wants to do. This is time for yourself. Time to ignite your soul and make the jump.

The most used reason to not go on a solo trip as a woman probably is the following: because it is not safe.

Of course, a very important aspect of a solo female trip is to do research. What country do you want to go to? What city? Which neighborhood will you stay in? Be careful and always be safe. Also: respect the local rules and norms. Make connections, talk to people and hear what they have to say about where not to go (alone) or how to act/ dress in certain areas.

If you did proper research and you don’t go looking up danger, or entering a church wearing just a bikini, you should be totally fine.

So go on. Make that jump, accept that frightening challenge, take your salto al vácio. Because I, together with all other solo female travelers, promise you: it is worth it.

10 Comments Add yours

  1. cindy knoke says:

    I want to follow your blog, so I clicked on the follow icon but it would not work! Love this post.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. HI Cindy! Thank you so much for your feedback. I am really happy that you loved my post! Too bad the follow button did not work, Here’s the link to my blog page: Hopefully it will work this way! Kind regards, Anaïs


  2. Shibi A.K says:

    Loved your blog since I am also a solo traveller and thanks for following my blog 🤗

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    1. Thank you so much! Cool! Keep on solo traveling and enjoying life! Kind regards, Ana

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  3. Array says:

    Have been a solo travel for many years – more freedom 🙂
    Welcome to visit my blog:


  4. D says:

    I’ve traveled on leisure with family and solo on business trips and can totally understand when you say “do what you want to without catering to your co travelers’ wants”. After reading your post I’m definitely going to travel solo on leisure for at least some trips.

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    1. I love hearing this! You made a wonderful decision! It’s nice to care about others but we must never forget about ourselves.


      1. D says:

        Hi Ana. So finally I did do my first solo trip and thought I’ll share it with you

        So give your feedback 🙂


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