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You Need to Read These Books on Your Next Solo Trip


As an empowered and strong woman, one of the best things you could do is to travel alone. Sure, it does sound intimidating in the beginning. The prospect of exploring an unknown place all by yourself may raise some concerns in your mid, but with necessary precautions, it can also be one of the most liberating experiences of your life. Apart from all the travel necessities, here are some must-read books that we suggest you carry along on your next solo trip:
Go Your Own Way: Women Travel the World Solo: 
This is collection of 23 essays of women who have taken solo trips around the world. These essays beautifully describe all the joyous experiences as well as hassles that they have faced and makes it a very relatable read for any woman contemplating a solo trip. Whether you are on your solo trip or planning it, pull this book out for a dose of confidence and motivation.


The Solo Traveler’s Handbook 2nd Edition (Traveler’s Handbooks):This book will be a lifesaver on you solo trip. It is full of fun travel stories illustrated with beautiful photos to help you kill time on that long bus ride, and it also doubles up as a handy guidebook for essential travel tips. When you read about other solo travellers and their adventures, we promise you will feel strong enough to take on anything in the world.

Wanderlust and Lipstick: The Essential Guide for Women Traveling Solo
This book is a godsent for a woman who loves being outdoors as much as she loves lipsticks. It offers motivational as well as fun travel anecdotes that are meant to keep women of all ages hooked, regardless of the purpose of their travel. It also includes packing tips as well as guidelines on travel resources for destinations all around the world. What’s more, you will also find handy tips on there to help you save money.

Travel Junkie: A Badass Guide to Solo Female Travel: This is the ultimate travel bible for all outdoorsy girlbosses out there. It is penned by travel journalist Julia Dimon, who records her travel adventures in over 80 countries (as a part of her 40-episode television series for National Geographic Adventure). She has had experiences ranging from exotic to weird, and gives handy survival tips in this book, like how to get the best travel experience in your money, how to book the best tickets online, how to pack like a pro as well as bond with the locals, all while avoiding diseases like malaria. It is an absolute must-have in our opinion.

These were some of our favourite books to read while on a solo trip. You can pick one that you like, and rediscover a whole new way of finding yourself through travel.

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