Women Who Travel Alone

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As I’ve been planning my 2016 journey to Europe recently I’ve been telling my friends about my trip. While my best friends have been encouraging, many women have expressed fear for my safety and amazement that I would do such a thing at my age. Then, last Friday night, as the bad news from Paris began to be known, my son called to say “You’re not going there now, right?” At 6:00 Saturday morning I emailed the agent who arranged my Paris apartment to confirm my arrival plans.

It is not at all uncommon for women – even women with Medicare cards – to travel alone throughout the world. Yesterday I found a gift! On her blog called AdventurousKate.com, a young woman named Kate McCulley posted a listing of 16 women travel bloggers who are age 40+. These women write about their adventures as they explore the world. They are an inspiration for any woman who really wants to leave home for a while to expand her horizons.

You can see this list at http://www.adventurouskate.com/solo-female-travelers-over-40/. I hope you’ll take a few minutes to read this post which contains pictures, bio’s and links. It’s inspiring!

What do you think about these women travlelers? What’s been your experience as a solo traveler? Please share by posting a comment below. Thanks!

I found the photo at the top of this page when a friend posted it on Facebook. I know nothing about its source.

 

About Libbie Griffin

For several months recently I've been traveling around Europe. Write to me at in.my.suitcase.too@gmail.com if you would like to receive a very short email each time I post new words and pictures here. I would love for you to tell your friends who love to travel about this blog. And I would be very happy to read about your experiences, your suggestions and your questions in the comments section. Let's make this blog a conversation! Thanks! Libbie Griffin
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