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Is Solo Travel Safe? Essential Gap Year Safety Tips For All Solo Backpackers.

Solo travel is an amazing way to see the world and countless backpackers head off on solo gap years every single day, have a life changing adventure and have the absolute time of their lives, but is it safe to travel solo? Is backpacking or taking a solo gap year really too dangerous? Especially for women? Let’s look at the absolute facts and see if solo travel really is safe or not with expert safety advice for all solo backpackers.

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Win The Ultimate Money Belt Set From WanderWave!

The WanderWave set is a complete money belt system designed specifically for women, and is a fully safe and discreet solution to keep your valuables secure when travelling the world.

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How To Make Friends And Meet People When Travelling Solo.

Travelling solo is one of the best ways to travel, but a lot of people worry that they will get lonely or that they will be alone most of the time. This simply isn’t true. Here are some of the best ways on how to meet people and make friends when you are travelling solo around the world.

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Top 10 Solo Female Travel Safety Tips.

Taking a gap year as a solo female backpacker is often seen as too dangerous or risky, and as a result solo travel as a woman can be a little daunting, but it really doesn’t have to be. Travelling the world solo is one of the most empowering, rewarding and downright awesome things you will ever do, and despite what the mass media or well meaning relatives say it can be overwhelmingly safe too with the right knowledge, preparation and precautions. So here are the top 10 expert tips to help you reduce any risk to your personal safety and security whilst on your travels.

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Posted in Solo Travel, Travel Lists, Travel Safety

The Downsides To Solo Travel That No One Will Tell You About.

Solo travel is one of the best ways to travel the world, and I will always advocate that every traveller try it at least once in their lives, but it isn’t for everyone and like everything in life there are negatives to go with the positives. Here are the 10 downsides to travelling alone that no one will tell you about.

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The Reality Of Fear And The Truth About Travel Safety.

Fear of becoming a victim of crime continues to dominate almost every discourse on gap year or independent world travel, despite the facts and the statistics showing that relatively speaking it is no more dangerous than staying at home. I want to use my experience and background to give all potential travelers some perspective on the issue of travel safety and provide you with some real, practical advice. 

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Well Intentioned Travel Advice You Should Totally Ignore!

There is so much travel advice out there it can be hard to be sure which is good and which is bad, and with every piece of good advice that comes your way there are often half a dozen pieces of bad advice too. These are ten of the most common pieces of bad travel advice that you should completely ignore. 

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