The most common thing that I hear especially from women, is I can't go traveling because I have no one to go. But don't let the fact that you've got no one to go with stop you from exploring and traveling. Go on get out there!
When you travel alone you experience so much more. Second thing I hear all the time is is it safe for women to travel alone short answer Yes.
I'm going to give you my top five tips of traveling abroad alone.
1. If you don't do it at home don't do it abroad
What I mean by this is if you don't travel down a dark alleyway at 2:00 a.m. in the morning back in your hometown, then what are you gonna do it in a foreign country? Be safe, be sensible.
2. Be aware of pickpockets
Women are more like you to carry a handbag therefore don't just put it over your shoulder put it across the body and keep it near the front especially in crouched areas like market stores or shopping centers.
3. Be aware of scammers
Scammers can spot tourists a mile away you're not hard to miss with your SLR camera and your backpack and your Sun hats if it sounds too good to be true it probably is
4. Be aware of your surroundings and the culture that you're in
Take on their values and customs and pay attention and
5. Always refer to tips 1 2 3
If you're thinking about going backpacking or traveling on your own then yeah it's gonna be really scary. Your heart will be pounding against your chest as you get through the airport coach station. You're gonna be nervous, but it will be the best thing you have ever done.
Don't let the fact the you don't have friends who want to go traveling with you put you off. We're only here once enjoy it have a bit of adventure take a risk because you won't regret it.
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