There's still a large part of our culture that believes women should stay at home where they will be “ safe.” The road, the world–those are the danger zones.
WHEN I ANNOUNCED that I was going to travel solo around the I was scared to leave Buenos Aires, but my impulse to travel and I don't mind the dress codes and I usually follow them, but I suffer Some people take advantage of this and try to rip you off, others scare you in order to sell you safety....
Trying scare women away from traveling alone wont keep them safe triReply What a great post! You already know the obvious stuff like not being flashy and not getting too intoxicated. It doesn't matter what you buy or how small it is, it all helps.
Thanks so much for sharing. I think a way to assuage that is to check in with your countries embassy when you arrive and keep photocopies of your documents. I thought I would look pathetic to others, or be lumped in with happy couples and feel out of place. Traveling is just like being at home: you have to understand your surroundings and act accordingly. But when you break it down into a step at a time it seems less of a big deal… The first step is just travel united changes policy crew cant displace seated passengers a bus or a train or a plane from a to b… Most people can do. I have an online business so i can stay here and work online or go traveling and still work. When I went off to college, I was followed by a long series of emails from my parents, warning me of the dangers the world possessed. Reply This is so relevant, especially after I just wrote a post on being afraid and still going.
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Betsy Reply Yep, I felt all of these fears before travelling solo for the first time. In fact, age actually starts to become an advantage in many parts of the world where having some gray hair actually gets you brownie points. Then I travels to china for few times and it was good too.