Traveling is one of life’s great pleasures. No, we don’t mean that business trip where you were delayed for 10 hours. We are talking about those leisure trips where you are going to explore another city, state or country. Traveling expands our view and helps us understand different cultures as well as see some of the amazing wonders that the world has to offer. But what if you don’t have a friend or partner to travel with? Should you just stay at home? Absolutely not! There are plenty of choices for female travelers and FirstLantic has put together an overview of some of your best options. So, read on and start exploring the world!
If you prefer to travel in a small group and meet other like-minded women along the way, there are many companies that cater to that. Whether you want to go on a safari in Africa or a wellness retreat in India, there are more organizations that are specializing in travel for women than ever before. If you are the adventurous type, there are companies that focus on that. If you prefer to be pampered, there are luxury travel groups. So, whatever you have in mind, we have you covered.
Many women are deciding that they want to travel alone. Sometimes you just need a break and what better way to get a fresh perspective than through travel? Or maybe you want to feel empowered and a trip alone reminds you of all that you can accomplish by yourself. Whatever the reason, more women are traveling alone than ever before. In fact, a recent study found that 72% of American women have embraced solo travel. While there are numerous places in the world that are safe for women traveling alone, do your homework. There are many sources in this blog to help you plan as well as tips for making it a positive and memorable experience.
Travel for Good
For some women, traveling is all about giving back. And, there are more ways than ever before to help the less fortunate. You can book a hotel through KindTraveler.com which unlocks special rates for hotels if you donate a small amount. You can also take a more active role and help to build a school in Peru or track dolphin populations with researchers in Croatia. Or you may decide that you want to make sure that your travel dollars help the local communities that you are visiting. LokalTravel creates bespoke trips that provide an amazing travel experience and benefits back to the local community.
So, don’t wait to explore the world around you! Take a trip to a bluegrass festival in Kentucky or visit a monastery in Tibet. Or maybe you’re interested in meeting someone special through a singles trip? Whatever the reason or wherever the destination, you can be one of the other 32 million American women who have caught the solo travel bug!