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Curb Free with Cory Lee: Traveling the World in a Wheelchair

As travelers, we want to believe that the world is an open and welcoming place, accessible to all. We may never stop to think about how someone in a wheelchair would approach the kinds...
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How to Overcome Travel Anxiety as a Solo Woman Traveler

My journey into solo travel wasn’t intentional — I never actually wanted to travel alone. I became a solo traveler because of circumstances. When I was 19 years old I started saving for my...
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Moving to Greece: The Risks and Rewards

Moving to Greece has been one of the biggest decisions of my life. Being half Greek, it has always been a part of me and I wanted that chance to explore that half. Many...
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The Future of Women’s Travel: Solo Travel Apps

Traveling alone as a woman is an empowering experience, as lonely and daunting as it can seem sometimes. So why are an increasing number of women traveling solo? Responding to the Travel Society on...
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Living a “Year of Quiet,” Before the Pandemic

The year of quiet.  That’s how I would refer to it, in everything that followed, those 10 months spent living and teaching in a deeply rural part of southern Japan. I knew when I left...
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Egypt Travel Tips for Solo Women Travelers

I consider myself someone with little fear when it comes to traveling to foreign places, however, in the days leading up to my scheduled arrival in Cairo, I was feeling apprehensive.   Suddenly, everything I’d read...
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Mindful Wandering, Part II: Ethiopian Food for Thought

Mariam has already set to work making fresh bread. She pours batter onto a large, round stone pan over the fire and places a cone shaped lid on top. No need for an oven....
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The Solo Female Traveler’s Guide to Hitchhiking

It’s usually those people who have never tried hitchhiking who will try telling you that you shouldn't. While simply being a woman in this world calls for extra precautions, that doesn’t mean you should...
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Mindful Wandering, Part I: The Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony

The sun scorches my shoulders as I sit perched atop a cliff, overlooking the rocky layers of earth below. At such great heights, there is no amount of sunscreen that can protect my freckled...

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