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Interview With Solo Female Traveller Jacky Lefev From Colourful Movement

1. Introduce yourself! Who are you and which country do you come from/ call home? Hey guys, I’m Jacky. Originally I’m from Germany but ever since I graduated from high school in 2009 I have been all over the place. Even though I always lo...
by Universal Traveller on Mar 28, 2015

Normal to Nomadic: How One Girl Built a Life of Travel

Life isn't always about planning something, finding something, being something. Sometimes we just drift along and see where it takes us. And so it was with my 23-year-old self, working in a cushy cubicle-bound corporate job in Singapore that indulged...
by theplanetd on Mar 4, 2015

Normal to Nomadic: How One Girl Built a Life of Travel

Life isn't always about planning something, finding something, being something. Sometimes we just drift along and see where it takes us. And so it was with my 23-year-old self, working in a cushy cubicle-bound corporate job in Singapore that indulged...
by theplanetd on Mar 4, 2015

Normal to Nomadic: An Indian Girl’s Journey

Life isn't always about planning something, finding something, being something. Sometimes we just drift along and see where it takes us. And so it was with my 23-year-old self, working in a cushy cubicle-bound corporate job in Singapore that indulged...
by theplanetd on Mar 4, 2015

How Travelling Solo as a Female Boosts Your Confidence

I’ve been asked by Tim to do a guest post on his blog. I was really flattered, but at the same time, I’m my own biggest worst critic and a huge perfectionist (my moon position is in Virgo, if anyone wonders, I know you do, and whilst I’m at it...
by Universal Traveller on Feb 28, 2015

35 Kick-Ass Female Travel Blogs to Follow in 2015

Here it is… this year’s best female travel blogs! Are you ready for some new kick-ass female travelers to follow? Because none of these blogs were featured on last year’s list; this collection of inspiring ladies is ALL NEW! That b...
by Travel Junkette on Feb 25, 2015

Why Women Should Try Solo Travel Once in Their Life

Aren’t you afraid? Do you think it’s safe for a woman to travel alone? I got so many questions like this while I was abroad. People were looking at me like I was insane. But solo travelling was an empowering for me, a life-changing experience and...
by Universal Traveller on Feb 25, 2015

Robbed at Gunpoint in Argentina!

A few weeks ago I was robbed at gunpoint in Buenos Aires. Not so different from a many other tourists and luckily I came through it just fine. As I write this, the mugging is just a distant memory. But it’s worth writing about as a cautionary...
by International Mel on Dec 12, 2014

Impressions of Montevideo

There are no potentially rabid stray dogs following me around. Rats, if there are any, remain out of sight. Fireworks aren’t exploding at all hours of the night, cars stop at stop signs and the local men don’t have semi-automatic weapons...
by International Mel on Nov 5, 2014

Time to Hit the Road Again

It’s been a long time since I posted here. As many of you know, I returned to the United States earlier than planned after getting word that my father had suffered a cardiac arrest on St. Patrick’s Day. Although that was a difficult per...
by International Mel on Sep 2, 2014

Time to Hit the Road Again

It’s been a long time since I posted here. As many of you know, I returned to the United States earlier than planned after getting word that my father had suffered a cardiac arrest on St. Patrick’s Day. Although that was a difficult per...
by International Mel on Sep 2, 2014

Confessions of a Solo Female Traveler

Inspiration for this post: Celina & Liz (by God, this is probably my most favorite blog post in all of history). Travel. It’s regarded as one of the most incredible things in the world because – well, for lack of better words – it encompas...

The Challenges of Full Time Travel

It’s been almost five months since I started traveling and I hear things all the time from my friends back home like, “Your life is so glamorous!” or “You’re living the most amazing life!” Or, my personal favorite...
by International Mel on Mar 14, 2014

The Challenges of Full Time Travel

It’s been almost five months since I started traveling and I hear things all the time from my friends back home like, “Your life is so glamorous!” or “You’re living the most amazing life!” Or, my personal favorite...
by International Mel on Mar 14, 2014

Reflections on my Year on the Road

Around this time last year I gave notice at my corporate job, said goodbye to all my friends, finished packing everything I owned into a Lexus SUV and headed east. It’s hard to believe I’ve been gone from the corporate world for almost a...
by International Mel on Mar 10, 2014

Reflections on my Year on the Road

Around this time last year I gave notice at my corporate job, said goodbye to all my friends, finished packing everything I owned into a Lexus SUV and headed east. It’s hard to believe I’ve been gone from the corporate world for almost a...
by International Mel on Mar 10, 2014

Earthquakes and Hospital Days in Leon

You can read part one of this little hospital mini-drama, here. The earthquakes and hospital days in Leon, Nicaragua are keeping things interesting! Earthquakes and Hospital Days in Leon I’ll start part 2 with the earthquake. Apparently there w...
by International Mel on Mar 3, 2014

Earthquakes and Hospital Days in Leon

You can read part one of this little hospital mini-drama, here. The earthquakes and hospital days in Leon, Nicaragua are keeping things interesting! Earthquakes and Hospital Days in Leon I’ll start part 2 with the earthquake. Apparently there w...
by International Mel on Mar 3, 2014

A Few Days in a Leon Hospital, Part 1

It started innocently enough with a couple of blisters I noticed on my foot after diving in Utila, Honduras. They seemed to be healing up fine, but a few days later I got another bum pair of fins, and my blisters opened up again. Coincidentally, that...
by International Mel on Mar 2, 2014

A Few Days in a Leon Hospital, Part 1

It started innocently enough with a couple of blisters I noticed on my foot after diving in Utila, Honduras. They seemed to be healing up fine, but a few days later I got another bum pair of fins, and my blisters opened up again. Coincidentally, that...
by International Mel on Mar 2, 2014


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