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8 Essential Tips for Traveling Alone in Thailand

Wat Pho, Bangkok/Oyster Traveling alone — especially as a woman — can seem daunting. Luckily, many countries, like Thailand, are perfectly safe as long as you’re smart about it. The Southeast Asian country offers lots of variety: City lovers may want to head to Bangkok, beach bums should plan a trip south to the islands,…

The Best Trips for First-Time Solo Travelers

We could wax poetic about all the ways traveling alone can be beneficial, however, taking the plunge and traveling solo for the first time can be a daunting thing. Taking your debut solo trip is bound to unleash a series of emotions that range from sheer joy to touches of loneliness. Thankfully, there are some…

Here’s Why You Should Visit Disney World Solo

Magic Kingdom, Disney World, Orlando/Oyster While plenty of people are fine with going to the movies or restaurants on their own, the idea of going to Disney World or other theme parks without friends and family in tow probably doesn’t cross most people’s mind. However, there are plenty of good reasons to visit Disney World…

6 Tips for Going on a Cruise Alone

Cruises offer almost all your vacation needs within easy reach: restaurants, bars, casinos, pools, exotic port locales, live entertainment, and live music, to name a few. It’s an easy way to visit several different countries and eat a handful of different cuisines without ever having to change rooms. Unfortunately, as convenient and accessible as cruises…

8 of the Most Awkward Travel Scenarios and How to Survive Each

Let’s face it: There are almost limitless things that can go wrong when you travel, from financial disasters to getting lost in a place where you don’t speak the language. Putting yourself out in the world and exploring takes guts. The risks are, of course, part of the reward, but it doesn’t mean you won’t…

How to Plan Your First Solo Trip

There are some who love the flexibility and insights that come with solo travel, while others find the notion fear-inducing. Others might find it just downright boring. But if you like the idea of getting to pick everything you do on vacation (or simply don’t know someone who wants to visit the same destination as…

6 Unforgettable Trips to Take Before You’re Married

Photo Courtesy of Hamza Butt/Sole Treadmill Traveling might be something you’ll eventually do with the love of your life (once you meet that person), but there’s something to be said about exploring the world while single. Apart from the distinct possibility of finding romance and meeting new friends on the road, solo travel allows for…

Where to Travel Based on Your Myers-Briggs Type

We’ve all taken a personality test at this point — whether it’s a quick Buzzfeed quiz that tells us our secret cereal identity or a more in-depth character analysis. People want to know more about who they are. And when it comes to travel, your personality can be a crucial component in planning your next…