Solotraveling

Tips to prevent jet lag

Every nice vacation unfortunately ends with the return back home, regardless of whether you were traveling by car or by plane. At some point you will be back home and back to everyday life. However, after a long flight, the famous torment will reach you: jet lag. In order to deal with this better, I’m giving you some practical tips in this article.

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Most important apps for solo travelers

Yes, even traveling and being on the road means I do have my phone a lot in my hands. No matter where or when, I like to keep in touch with family and friends…. and social media. My phone is also an extremely helpful tool when I travel. Which apps are my travel buddies? I’ve made a list of my 16 favorite apps for your travels.

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«Bienvenue» and «welcome»: these language tips will help you while traveling

The first words in a foreign country can scare or welcome you. Language problems are a part of travel, like salt in soup. English is spoken often, but not everywhere. Is French in your repertoire? Très bien! We have all experienced how bumpy the language barrier can be. But how do you best deal with it? I have put together some tips for you.

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Finding love while traveling

February being the month of the hearts is where you will see many people getting romantic, HHWW or holding hands while walking, and for some a bit of kissing and smooching around the park. Being a solo traveler, I don’t mind looking at those people showing their affection in public (or do I? ha ha) Guess that’s for you to find out.

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Tips how to be a behaving flight passenger

For some it is the most exciting thing about a trip, for others it is pure horror, spending so much time in a plane. If we try to make ourselves as comfortable as possible, it can be very annoying for another passenger.

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Safety tips for female solo travelers

Being a solo traveler can turn into a challenge for me as soon/as close as Zurich. There are corners of the world where great people and a good time are just one smile away. Other places don't feel too comfortable when you’re female and by yourself - they make me queasy enough to hurry on ASAP. Inside your home (country), knowing your way around is second nature. What about foreign places and customs, though? Being well (and safely!) on the way is the topic of this blog article.

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Solo travel as a curvy

The freedom to decide right before breakfast, whether I am standing in line at the Natural History Museum or prefer to be at the castle in time, feels like uncompromising and freedom on a solo trip. Not falling into an endless discussion with a travel companion, that is freedom. I decide, because I want it that way. There is no difference between these two types of travel - women traveling alone and / or curvy women traveling alone. But how I came to my limits as a curvy traveler and how you can prepare for it, read it here.

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Tips to fall asleep better during your travel

Physical activity while traveling makes you tired and helps reduce stress. So actually, we should travel a lot more for healthy sleep anyway. But have you ever been in the most comfortable hotel bed that you have ever encountered in your life and you still cannot fall asleep? I have put together a few tips for you here.

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Guest posts

Confidence wearing a bikini

Guest post by Vikki Coupland

Body confidence and acceptance has always been a trouble for me. I am a UK size 18, which is a plus size, and having always been the biggest one in my family and friendship groups, being a plus size woman has always been a part of my identity. I have always received this in a negative way – until 2019.

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Traveling without fear

Guest post by Jean Tien

Jean is an Intuitive Mindset Coach who uses her intuition and her vast corporate experience to help powerful business women find fulfillment, balance, alignment and expansion. She is a mom of 2 beautiful kids, and loves to travel both with and without her family.

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10 Tips for Maintaining Your Healthy Lifestyle While Traveling Solo for Work

Guest post by Kathy Wisniewski

Once upon a time there was a girl who stumbled upon a job that ended up taking her all over the world as she planned annual meetings for a group of doctors who research a particular rare disease.  She got to visit all kinds of places she had never been, stay in 5-star hotels and receive gifts and VIP treatment wherever she went. And she lived happily ever after.

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Culturally sensitive tourism

Guest post by Karthika Gupta

Culturally sensitive tourism is all about having a positive experience during your travels as well as leaving a positive impact on the people who live in the places we choose to visit.

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