Solo Travel

Taking that first solo trip can fill you with wonder. A woman in a red polka-dot dress with a backpack on a narrow stone alley in Split, Croatia

Your First Solo Trip: 13 Things to Consider When Planning

Planning your first solo trip? Hurrah! You will have such a great time! Here are 13 things to consider as you plan your first solo trip to help you make decisions that will lead to a wonderful experience. FREE trip planning guide!

Is Croatia Safe for Solo Travelers in 2024?

One of the first questions solo travelers ask is whether or not a country is safe to visit. Croatia is no exception, but you might be surprised at just how safe Croatia is for solo travelers and solo female travelers. I draw from my own experience as a solo female traveler visiting Croatia for two months, as well as recent safety data on Croatia.
Zagreb Cafés often have branded coffee cups, like the one here in Kavana Palinovka, with a painting of a woman with rainbow hair. A water glass is visible on the table, and in the background, yellow walls and patrons are visible

Zagreb Cafés and Café Culture (with Map)

Zagreb’s café culture is one of Europe’s best, rivaling that of Paris and Vienna. This post includes an overview of Zagreb café culture as well as several of my favorite Zagreb cafés from around the city. Use the detailed map on the go and in planning your trip!
Safety and Solo Female Travel Barri Gotic

21 Helpful Tips to Stay Safe as a Solo Female Traveler

Fears surrounding safety are the number one reason why many women do not travel solo. I’m here to tell you that it’s entirely possible to have a joyful—and safe!—solo female travel experience, provided that we adhere to some common-sense principles. While I can’t promise that nothing bad will befall you, following these 21 helpful safety tips will certainly help you have a safe trip.