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Interview: Experiences of Black Teachers in China

Monaye, Amirah, J’Lynn, and Mathapelo are all Black English teachers in China. They are all American except Mathapelo, who is South African. And with nothing but a couple of suitcases, a passport, and a...

Outdoor Accounts Centering Marginalized Voices

Like travel, the outdoor industry is traditionally white and male-dominated. This is not to say that marginalized groups have not been recreating outdoors, but that the power-holding narrative overlooks these adventurers. The outdoor industry...

A Solo Woman’s Travel Guide to Colombia

Being faithful to my love of exploring the world means that sometimes I must travel solo. As a freelance journalist and digital nomad, I am lucky to be able to work from anywhere, but...
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Creating a Sense of Community Abroad

Living the life of your dreams, emerged in culture, tasting local foods every week—there is so much appeal to moving abroad.  You can search the hashtag "digital nomad" and come across hundreds of accounts...

Top Women-Friendly Destinations for Adventure Vacations

Whether you’re dreaming of unspoiled nature or diverse cities teeming with culture, there are plenty of destinations around the globe offering women adventure on vacations. Embark on an empowering solo voyage or take the...

When Black Women Travel Solo

I never intended on becoming a solo traveler. But after a four-day trip to the South of France ended up lasting ten, it was safe to say that I developed an interest in exploring...
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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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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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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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