Bali packing list for girls

The BEST Packing List for Bali – Solo Female Travel 2021

THE SOLO GIRL’S PACKING LIST FOR BALI

Packing for Bali takes finesse, girls! You need to be prepared for a wide range of Bali adventures from swimming on some of the world’s best beaches to taking Instagram photos in Bali’s most Instagrammable cafes. The key to packing for Bali is balance!

In this packing list for Bali, I’m going to show you what to bring on a proper Bali vacation. Follow this solo female travel guide – and you won’t have to worry about over-packing or underpacking.

Here we go. Here is the ultimate packing list for Bali for solo female travelers.

A Quick Guide to this Blog

#1 – CLOTHING

Girls, Indonesia is hot. Like HOT HOT. And while in an ideal world, we’d be running around in a tank top and shorts, we can’t do that because #Indonesia. We’ve got to keep in mind that Indonesia is a relatively conservative country – both on the streets and in the temples.

So trust me when I say that balancing your India wardrobe is an art form.

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✔️ Two Capri Pants

For plane rides and car rides…and whatever else you may ride (that sounds accidentally dirty so I’m just going to leave it).

OALKA WOMEN’S YOGA CAPRIS (IN 2 COLORS)

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Three Maxi Dresses or Wrap Dresses

Maxi dresses are the most versatile articles of clothing in your bag!

Dress them up for a night out, cover your knees for a day of temple hopping or throw one on to look airport chic.

Here are a couple of my maxi dress picks…

✔️ Breezy Tropical Maxi Dress

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✔️ Much Obliged Golden Yellow Wrap Maxi Dress

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✔️ Heart of Marigold Rust Red Floral Print Wrap Maxi Dress

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One Midi Dress

For our nights out…we’re getting super sexy by showing our ankles LOL

✔️ Postcards from Positano Blue Tie-Back Button Front Midi Dress

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Two Long Skirts

When you enter temples in Bali, its always a good idea to have a skirt that covers your knees.

✔️ Samoa Blush Midi Skirt

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✔️ Doublju Womens Waist Strap Tie Up Point Long Skirt

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✔️ One Throw-Over or Shawl

Ps. You can buy beautiful shawls in Indonesia!!!

This baby doubles as a temple shawl and an airplane blanket!


The Wayfarer Wraps and Blankets Collection

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One Pair of Flowy Pants

These pants are very Ubud…and photograph really cute. I love these for those long cross-island car rides.

✔️ STARBILD Women’s High Waist Palazzo Wide Legs Yoga Pants Layered Flowy Loose Flared Pants

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Versatile Tops

Bali is so chic and fashionable that you will want to have outfit changes from day to night. Pack some tops that work for both.

✔️ YunJey Round Neck Triple Color Block Stripe T-Shirt

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✔️ Women’s Solid Open Front Tie Knot Crop Top Long Sleeve Deep V Neck Ruffle Chiffon Short Blouse Shirt

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✔️ BLENCOT Women’s Button Down V Neck Strappy Tank Tops Loose Casual Sleeveless Shirts Blouses

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Comfy Travel Undies

I love lace undies and thongs…but when I’m traveling, I got the practical route!

✔️ Warm Sun Women’s Bamboo Viscose Fiber Panties

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✔️ REI Co-op Active Bikini Underwear- Women’s

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Light Sweater or Windbreaker for Nights and Travels

Amed. Ubud. Sidemen. These areas tend to get a bit chilly at night. Bring a light jacket.

✔️ SweatyRocks Women’s Casual Color Block Drawstring Hooded Windbreaker Jacket

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✔️ Amazon Brand – Core 10 Women’s Soft Cotton Modal French Terry Fleece Yoga Wrap Sweater

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✔️ Milumia Women Color Block Drawstring Hooded Zip Up Sports Jacket

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Active Wear/Workout Shorts: https://amzn.to/2HrwCCH 

Bedtime Nightie: https://amzn.to/2UO0vAd

SHOES

I have a holy collection of shoes that I always travel with:

  • 1 pair of flip flops
  • 1 pair of walking sandals
  • 1 pair of cute sandals
  • 1 pair of running shoes

Make sure you tick each box.

Flip Flops

(I’ve been wearing these travel flip flops for 10 years – replacing them every 2 years)

✔️  Sanuk Women’s Yoga Joy Flip-Flop

Best Flip Flops Ever:
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Walking Sandals

I love a pair of travel sandals that are cute to pair with a dress but are also comfortable enough that your feet aren’t sore by the end of the day. 

✔️  Merrell Women’s Around Town Arin Backstrap Sandal

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✔️ Teva Original Universal Black 7

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✔️ Cute Sandals

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✔️ Tennis Shoes or Running Shoes

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Swimsuits for Hotel Pools

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✔️ CUPSHE Women’s Smocked Green and Monstera Ruffled High Waisted Bikini

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✔️ CinShein Women’s Bikini High Cut Leopard Print One Piece Monokini Swimsuits Backless Thong Bathing Suit

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✔️ Tempt Me Women Two Piece Swimsuit High Waisted Off Shoulder Ruffled Bikini Se

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Long Black Sheer Skirt: https://amzn.to/339EMXV

ESSENTIALS

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✔️ 1. Travel Insurance

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WORLD NOMADS
SAFETYWING

✔️ 2. Travel Wallet

Krosslon Rfid Passport Holder Wristlet Travel Wallet

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✔️ 3. Travel water bottle

Nomader Collapsible Water Bottle

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✔️ 4. Electronic Adaptor

SAUNORCH Universal International Travel Power Adapter

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✔️ 5. Travel Towel

Black Hills Off White Multi Print Travel Towel

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✔️ 6. TSA Locks

ZHEGE TSA Lock 2 Pack

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✔️ 7. Hand Sanitizer

Bath and Body Works Anti-Bacterial Hand Gel 5-Pack PocketBac Sanitizers

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✔️ 8. Packets of Tissue

Kimberly-clark Corp 11975 Kleenex White Facial Tissue

You won’t find much toilet paper in Indonesia.
Fun Fact: Indonesians interact with food and humans using their right hand, as their left hand is used for bare wiping – as in water + hand = tissue.

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✔️ 9. Menstrual Cup

Saalt Soft Menstrual Cup

You won’t find much toilet paper in Indonesia.
Fun Fact: Indonesians interact with food and humans using their right hand, as their left hand is used for bare wiping – as in water + hand = tissue.

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Platinum Venus Razor: https://amzn.to/2Hrx57V

BAGS AND PURSES

✔️ 1. Main Travel Backpack

Osprey Fairview 40 Women’s Travel Backpack
With the uneven roads in India, I recommend that no one brings a rolley suit case.
The BEST travel backpack I’ve ever used is this Osprey Farpoint.

And because we’ll all have the same backpack…customize yours.

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✔️ 2. Jewelry Organizer

Jewelry Roll Clutch- Travel Jewelry Case

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✔️ 3. Passport and Money Belt

Large Fanny Pack with 4-Zipper Pockets

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✔️ 4. Bra Pouch

Braza Secret Bra Stash

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✔️ 5. Laptop or Carry-On Bag

Hap Tim Laptop Backpack

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Anti-Theft Backpack: https://amzn.to/35X9R30

Travel Wallet: https://amzn.to/3pRX3CG

✔️ 6. Anti-Theft Over the Shoulder Purse

Travelon Anti-Theft Classic Messenger Bag

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✔️ FANNY PACK (IF YOU’RE SUPER COOL LIKE ME)

iAbler Holographic Fanny Pack for Women and Men

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✔️ FOR NIGHT

MINICAT Women RFID Blocking Small Crossbody Bags Cell Phone Purse Wallet With Credit Card Slots

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Small Day Purse: https://amzn.to/3kTpP23
Large Day Purse: https://amzn.to/3pOqWnH

BATH AND BEAUTY

✔️ 1. Cosmetic Bag

Relavel Travel Cosmetic Bag

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✔️ 2. Toiletry Bag

Portable Hanging Travel Toiletry Bag

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✔️ 3.Dirty Laundry Bag

Miamica Laundry Bag

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✔️ MAKEUP AND FACE PRODUCTS

Watch my Best Makeup For Traveling video here:

LIST OF PRODUCTS I USE:

✔️ 1. Lip Balm with SPF

Burt’s Bees 100% Natural Moisturizing Lip Balm

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✔️ 2. Brush on Sunscreen for your face and decollete

Brush On Block Mineral Sunscreen Powder

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BATH & BODY

PRO-TIP , TRAVEL SIZE EVERYTHING IS THE WAY TO GO

✔️ 1. Travel-Size Silicone Jars

Travel Containers, Silicone Cream Jars 

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✔️ 2. Sunscreen

Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Water Resistant and Non-Greasy Sunscreen Lotion

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✔️ 3. Shampoo & Conditioner

Love Beauty and Planet Shampoo and Conditioner

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✔️ 4.Dry Shampoo

Batiste Mini 1.6 Ounce Variety Pack

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✔️ 5. Anti-Perspirant Deodorant

ZeroSweat Antiperspirant Deodorant

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✔️ 6. Travel Hair Brush

Travel Brush All-in-one with Compact Mirror Case

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✔️ 7. Body Wipes

Bliss – Lemon & Sage Refreshing Body Wipes

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✔️ 8. Makeup Remover Wipes

Olay Cleanse Makeup Remover Wipes Rose Water

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✔️ 9. Toothbrush with Case

4 Pack Travel Toothbrush Case

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FOR THE TUMMY

When you travel, your tummy is introduced to foreign bacteria. You’re bound to get some weird stuff happening in Indonesia, so let’s prepare…

✔️ Charcoal Tablets

Organic Activated Charcoal Capsules

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✔️ Imodium

Imodium A-D Anti-Diarrheal Softgels with Loperamide Hydrochloride

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CAMERA AND ELECTRONICS:

✔️ Electronics Organizer

Electronics Organizer

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✔️ HERE ARE ALL THE ELECTRONICS I TRAVEL WITH:

DJI MAVIC Air Fly More Pack: https://amzn.to/35T0XTS

DJI Osmo Mobile 3 Combo: https://amzn.to/3fpWJ9v

iPhone 11 Max Pro (unlocked): https://amzn.to/335mjLV

MacBook Pro: https://amzn.to/35T8UZd

Xiaomi Ear Buds: https://amzn.to/397yxHV

GoPro Hero 8: https://amzn.to/33EBJI6

Canon G7x Mark II: https://amzn.to/39Zhnum

✔️ FOR YOUR GLOW UP

GoBabyGlow Playlists

Glow Up Official
Packing Playlist
The Day Before you Fly
Airplane

TRAVEL DAYS IN INDONESIA DOWNTIME

✔️ Travel Bucket List Journal

Travel Bucket List Planner & Journal

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The Solo Girls Travel Guidebook for Bali
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✔️ Travel Journal

Refillable Handmade Travelers Notebook

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✔️ Travel Journal

Lock Diary Leather Locking Journal Writing Notebook

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Solo Travel Girl

19 Genius Safety Tips and Travel Hacks for Solo Travel Girls (2019)

19 Genius Safety Tips and Travel Hacks for Solo Female Travelers in 2019

I joined the Peace Corps when I was 21. I was assigned to move to Bulgaria where I lived alone in a post-communist block apartment building at the edge of town…all by myself with no English-speaking neighbors and tons of cockroaches. I loved it. THIS was hands-down the BEST life choice I’ve ever made and has since shaped my entire life…but I almost didn’t go.

I come from a smallish town full of people who rarely travel beyond North America but sure do watch a lot of CNN. Naturally, many travel opinions are created by sensationalist media stories. And so, I had more people than not trying to convince me not to travel because it was dangerous. Stories about kidnapping, shootings, and stolen purses were the topic of conversation the months leading up to my departure.

My favorite phone call of all? “God told me that you’re going to die”. Not kidding.

Ten years later, I have not been kidnapped or shot. Although I did have my purse stolen (see tip #5). And hey, I’m still alive. I often imagine what my life would look like if I listened to those friends and relatives. But I chose do my research instead.

Don’t let fear dictate your life, girl. Don’t listen to the fear mongers.

Instead, read this blog. Buy an anti-theft travel purse. Pick your travel destinations wisely. And you’re ready to travel solo.

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🌺 Safety Tips for Solo Female Travelers 🌺

#1 – Find the Safest Places to Travel Alone 

Bali girl

Bali, Indonesia

Seriously, a quick Google search with keywords like “best countries for solo travel” and “safest countries for solo female travelers” will show you where to go and where not to go.

You’re going to see a similar pattern in travel blogs in which the same countries are always recommended

  • Bali
  • Thailand
  • Iceland
  • Vietnam

And you’re going to see countries that are on the no-go list

  • South Africa
  • Iran
  • Venezuela
  • Brazil

You will see the same countries over and over. Trust these patterns. The research has already been done for you. Tested, loved, and approved by travelers across the world. These places are up to date and change naturally over the years.

#2 – Plan the First 5 Hours of your Travel 

Plan exactly how you’re going to get from the airport to your hotel. Use a vacation planner like this to clearly map it out.

Know how much cash you’re going to take from the ATM or exchange at a counter in the airport.

Choose a hotel that is in a safe, walkable location. You’re going to be hungry after that flight; choose a hotel with food options nearby.

Once you’re at your hotel – safe and sound – you can wing the entire trip, if you please.

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#3 – Check Travel Advisories for your Vacation Destinations

Hong Kong is one of the safest countries on Earth. No one expected a round of violent protests to break out during the summer of 2019. Shit happens.

So before you go, double-check the current status of a country before you travel so that you can decide how to handle protests, military coups and all that might interfere with your travel safety.

#4 – Buy Affordable Travel Insurance

Mandatory for solo travelers. Don’t be a cheap ass fool. You are not invincible; especially on vacation where you’re snorkeling, island hopping, jungle trekking, scooter riding and eating weird food that your stomach has never met before.

✓ Motorbike accidents happen.

✓ Cutting your foot on coral is common.

✓ Drunken face plants are a rite of passage out here.

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#5 – Wear a Crossbody Travel Purse at all Times

Crossbody Purse

Your purse should go across your body and have a decently thick strap!

Only carry a purse with a zipper or snap closure. Fanny packs are also awesome.

The best way to avoid getting robbed? Don’t make yourself a target. Thieves are opportunists who look for fast money and easy prey! When you are wearing a crossbody travel purse, thieves look at you and say, “Nah, not worth the trouble”.

Pro Tip: Also bring a small travel purse that is so slim & comfortable that you won’t need to take it off and put it on the table like we often do at bars and restaurants.

#6 – Don’t Stash all your Travel Cash in One Place

What happens if your purse gets stolen with your credit card, passport, and cash? You’re screwed.

Instead, divide your belongings. Put your passport in your backpack. Stash your cash in your cross-body purse. Put whatever credit card you’re not using in your hidden travel bra pouch.

For total anti-theft protection, visit my article, 20 Ways to Hide your Money and Jewelry While Traveling.

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#7 – Carry a Solo Travel Guide

Blogs are suggestions; Travel Guides are bibles. Travel blogs are best for finding WHERE to travel. Travel guides are best for WHEN you’re traveling.

Travel guides have the nitty-gritty details that will help you navigate a country or city like a local. The Solo Girl’s Travel Guide was written for women traveling alone. Check to see if there is a guide for your vacation spots.

#8 – Buy a Local SIM Card When you Land

Sim Card Asia

I hear it all the time: “When I go to Thailand, I’m just going to use Verizon’s international plan for $10 a day.”

No. Your Verizon/Sprint/T-Mobile plan will be weaker and more expensive than a local SIM plan. A local SIM card is 10x cheaper AND has 10x better coverage outside the big city (which will account for 80% of your trip).

A SIM Card will keep you safe. 

♡ Use Uber or GrabTaxi instead of getting in a random car

♡ Access GoogleMaps so you’re not getting lost in a foreign country

♡ Call the local 911 in case of an emergency

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#9 – Don’t Be Flashy

Rings on Girl

For a safe trip, the name of the game is Keep a Low Profile. When traveling alone as a woman, you want to deflect attention and blend in as much as possible.

For example; There are some destinations – like South Korea or Singapore – where walking around with a $1500 camera strapped to your neck is okay. But in many foreign countries (hell, even your own country), you’re putting a target on your back when your flash your fancy stuff.

♡ Put your camera away when you’re not using it.

♡ Leave your fancy jewelry at home (many women don’t wear their wedding ring while they travel).

♡Avoid dressing in super sexy outfits that draw attention.

#10 – Don’t Party like an Idiot

Girls at a bar

It’s so easy to fall into that “nothing bad ever happens on vacation” mode. You reach a tropical island with white sand and coconut cocktails and you just want to live it up. News Flash: Bad things can happen anywhere.

Just like back home, you need to use common party sense and know your limits.

〤 Don’t accept drinks from strangers.

〤 Limit your alcohol intake by alternating cocktails with water.

〤 Don’t decide you’re tired and walk home alone at midnight.

〤 Set a bedtime plan, including how you’re going to get home.

〤 And DO NOT blindly trust cute guys on vacation; snakes are everywhere.

#11 – Keep your Friends and Family Updated

Whether it’s a simple, “Hey mom, I’m traveling to this ancient city tomorrow” or a similar post on your Instagram story – you should be leaving a trail for your loved ones to follow in case something goes wrong.

Have your fam download Line or Whatsapp (a free international messaging app).

Not only will this act as an extra insurance policy for you…your mom will also really appreciate it.

 

🌺 Safety Travel Hacks for Solo Female Travelers 🌺

#12 – Don’t Travel with JUST One Bank Card

You guys! The biggest mistake solo travelers can make is this!

The most common travel problem I see is this: Solo travelers traveling halfway across the world with only ONE debit card…which inevitably gets flagged for fraud, blocked by the bank and rendered useless for 48 hours. No cash = stuck and stranded.

Travel with 2 Bank Cards + 1 Travel Credit Card. 

  • 1 main ATM card (for cash)
  • 1 travel credit card (for hotels and flights)
  • 1 emergency travel credit card (to fly yourself home in case of emergencies or bail yourself out of jail…yes, I’ve seen it)

Here I explain the best travel credit cards and debit cards for solo travelers.

Quick tip sheet: Chase Sapphire Reserve, American Express Platinum, and Charles Schwab Brokerage.

#13 – Download GoogleMaps Offline

Don’t have data? No wifi? Signal out of reach? You can still use GoogleMaps offline if you pre-download your maps!

Here’s a quick tutorial on how to do that.

#14 – Carry a Portable Battery Charger 

The scariest situation I ever found myself was in Vietnam after sunset with a dead phone and no sense of direction. It took me over an hour to find my way back to the hostel. And it started raining because that’s how my life goes.

Don’t be lost in the dark rain in a foreign country! Carry a phone bank, especially for those long days of exploring new cities and restaurants. Just make sure you charge that baby, too.

✓ Charge on the Bus

✓ Don’t run out of juice after a long day of sightseeing

✓ Don’t worry about your phone dying when you need to call an Uber at 3am.

 

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#15- If Someone Tries to Steal Your Purse, Sit Down

Scenario: Mr. Thief Man comes up to you from behind, grabs your bag and tries to run away with it.

The moment you feel him tug, sit down.

Sit down. On the ground. Curl your body around your bag.

This is going to surprise the thief and throw him off his game. It will also change his physical center of force giving him less leverage to yank and run. Practice this with a friend…cause it’s kinda funny.

#16 – Pack a Doorstopper for Safe Sleep

This weird but genius method will help you sleep better at night by giving you extra safety and assurance that you’re door can’t and won’t be popped open by some weirdo. When you’re traveling on a budget through guesthouses and hostels…you stay in some humble abodes with less-than-secure doors and locks.

So here’s what you do: lock your door and then stick this baby at within 3 inches of the opening corner. Now your door has extra fortitude.

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#17 – Carry a Shawl or Sarong

Travel Shawl for Women

You’re in a tropical country. It’s hot. You’re exploring. You want to wear a breezy outfit. Go for it.

But once you step into a local neighborhood – BAM – shawl. Cover up around locals, around men, and around religious areas.

Modesty is important. And to be blunt, bare shoulders or thighs can often be taken as an invitation for promiscuous activity. That sucks, but it’s just a travel fact. This travel shawl is also a sweater and a blanket. Highly recommend.

#18 – Eat Street Food Where the Locals Eat

Street Food Asia

You can avoid food poisoning by avoiding street food and stalls with slow turnover. Slow turnover means that the ingredients are sitting out all day, collecting all sorts of icky bacteria. Thailand Blogger, Jess from ImJessaGirl.com says, “If there’s a line of locals waiting, it’s safe to eat!”

#19 – …but Be Prepared for Travel Food Poisoning

Sometimes, you’re stomach just needs a couple of days to adjust to new bacteria…but as you’re traveling from city to city (home to new types of bacteria in each one), you’ll find your stomach upset during your whole trip.

Easy fix: Activated Charcoal serves as a gentle detox BEFORE and AFTER bad tummy bacteria.

Activated Charcoal Pills absorb the bad bacteria that causes nausea, vomiting, and the runs. They don’t stop you from….going. Rather, they wrap the bacteria up and escort it out of your system.

Take 2-4 capsules with 8oz of water either before a street food adventure or once your stomach starts acting up.

In Conclusion: Lazy Bitches Get Travel Stitches

OMG I’m kidding. Really though, it’s so easy to stay safe and avoid dangerous situations by taking an hour to research where you’re going and how to prepare. Once you’ve put your plans and prep in place – let go of all that travel anxiety and fear. Trust yourself. Have confidence that you can do this. And if you’re still no confident – fake it cause’ you’re going.

Below, I’ve put together a travel checklist for easy travel prep.👇👇👇

The Ultimate Prep and Pack List for Travelers

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20 Ways to Hide your Money and Jewelry While Traveling

Let me scare you with some travel truth. Your shit can get stolen while traveling!

We’re usually talking about credit cards, cash, passports, cameras, and purses (very rarely do big backpacks get stolen).

Thieves go where the tourists go. Stealthy pickpocketers + bag snatchers = What YOU need to prepare for BEFORE you travel. You need to come prepared with ways to hide your money and jewelry while traveling.

Thieves are looking for tourists who have their guard down in that “nothing bad ever happens on vacation” mode. Whether it be gracefully sliding your phone out of your pocket at a bar in Bali or stealthily stealing your purse while you’re sleeping on a bus in Vietnam…they are good at what they do.

The good news is this: Thieves are opportunists. Don’t give them the open opportunity to take your shit…and they won’t. It’s sincerely that easy and once you’re prepared, there’s no reason to be scared.

So, listen up while I spit some travel safety tips and wisdom!

Travel Safety Tips for Solo Travelers

  1. Only take cash out to the bars – not debit cards.
  2. Don’t set your phone on the table while you eat.
  3. Don’t set your purse on the ground or hang it on the back of your chair.
  4. Carry these TSA-Friendly Locks for hostel lockers and to lock your luggage during transit.
  5. While on overnight buses, sleep with your cross-body purse on your body + your purse zipped.
  6. Don’t store your purse or laptop bag in under the bus (in the luggage compartment) on long-distance buses.
  7. Wear your concealed money pouch under your clothes (you wouldn’t believe how many people don’t understand this).

For country-specific safety tips, get your copy of The Solo Girl’s Travel Guidebook before you go!

Now, the best ways to hide your cash and credit card while traveling!

 

#1 – A Scarf that Doubles as a Travel Pocket for Cash and Keys!

 

Scarf

Promising Review: “This is the best purchase I have made in a while! The pocket fits my Galaxy S8 phone, 2 passports, long wallet and camera AND there’s still room.” – Bubbie5

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#2 – A Functional Hair Brush with a Hollow Handle- Roll the Cash and Hide

 

Brush

Promising Review: “HIGHLY RECOMMEND, especially if you are traveling and need to carry a large amount of cash. I could fit about 12-15 bills in it.” – Pinky

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#3 – A Speed Stick to Camouflage your Money from Thieves.

Safe Stash

Promising Review: “Clever!!! I have taken it with me on a few trips it is a great place to hide a little emergency money or small jewelry.” – C. Villarreal

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#4 – Staying Stylish, Keeping Fit and Safely Storing Jewelry Comes Easy with this Running Belt

 

Travel Money Belt

 

Promising Review: “I bought this belt for running and hiking, but mostly to take with me to Mardi Gras this year in New Orleans so I have one less thing to carry, and I don’t have to worry about being ripped off.” – Kate

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#5 – This Bra Stash Accessorizes your AND Stashes Your Cash!

Bra Stash

Promising Review: “I have a great travel bag, but I like to keep my money directly on me when I travel. This is the most comfortable and secretive way to do so that I’ve found yet.” – Samantha.

Ps. I’ve been carrying the SAME one of these for nearly 8 years now. Best investment!

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#6 – Travel with your Money Safely in your Underwear – Ultimate Privacy

 

Pocket Stash

 

Promising Review: “The underwear was comfortable and gave me peace of mind that I had money stored in the underwear while in Paris with pickpockets.” – Linda A

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#7 – Traveling Tank Top with a Hidden Front Pocket

 

Travel ShirtPromising Review: “I purchased the black version and stored 1 passport, 1 credit card, 1 license, and cash in the pocket.” – KS.

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#8 – A Water Resistant Pouch with a Lock Closure

 

Money Bag with Key Lock

Promising Review: “Great buy, feel much better about carrying cash or checks when traveling.” – PlayGirl

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#9 – An Ordinary Marker Turned Cash Hideaway

 

Secret Stash Can

Promising Review: “This is exactly what I was looking for to clandestinely stash things. The best thing is it’s an actual working marker I can use to write with!”- Mary A

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#10 – Wherever your Travels take you- Keep your Cash Conveniently at Arm’s Length with a Travel Neck Pouch.

 

Travel Neck Pouch

 

Promising Review: “Used it as my wallet during the entire 10-day trip so that I wouldn’t have to worry about pick-pockets snagging my passport/ID/credit card/debit card/cash/train tickets, etc out of my shorts pockets.” -Oakley

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#11 – Get a Credit Card Holder to Store your Debit Cards AND Prevent Electronic Skimming

 

Pocket Wallets for Men & Women

 

Promising Review: “I can put my driver license, work ID card and several credit cards in this small leather wallet. It can be kept in my pocket but almost cannot fell it when I was jogging outside.” – Chris

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#12 – An Underwear Girdle that’s Stylish and Hides Way Your Cash!

 

Travel UndiesPromising Review: “Your money and passport are always comfortable with you and so easy to access. I can even sleep safely with my money with these cool panties.” – Kathryn G.

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#13 – A Clever Way to Conceal Valuables Right under your Boobs

 

Tank Top

Clever Travel Companion Unisex-adult Tank Top with Two Secret Pockets

Promising Review: “With this tank tops side pocket design, items are not visible. A passport and extra currency can be kept well hidden during international travel.” – Bubbly.

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#14 – A Belt with Hidden Compartment- Perfect Place to Store Quick Cash

 

CASH BELT

 

Promising Review: “While you can always replace your license and credit cards are protected against fraud, if you have cash stolen while you travel you are out of luck. This is a great way to safeguard from theft.” – E. Spalter.

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#15 – A Money Belt to Deter Quick Fingers

 

Day Tip Money Belt

Promising Review: “This product allowed me to travel with $7,000 cash without being noticeable. It did not even beep in the metal detector, just make sure not to put metal in it.” – Melinda Vazquez

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#16 – A Wallet to Slim Clip to Discretely Carry Your Cash & Cards- Great Way to Frustrate Pick Pocketers

 

Money Clip Wallet

 

Promising Review: “This is hands down the best Money clip/wallet that I have used in 17 years. One of the keys to its success is the center pocket for items that are irregular in size.” – GJL

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#17 – A Roll Bag to Stash your Jewelry in Your Purse – Not your Checked Bag!

 

Jewelry Roll Bag

 

Promising Review: “I had a horrible system of traveling with my jewelry, so this is a true life saver! It is compact and fits practically anywhere. Especially if you travel with necklaces, GET THIS!” – Mai Tai

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#18 – A Garter Hoslter for the Most Descrete Hiding Spot Ever

 

Garter Purse

Promising Review: “I recently used this at a rave/concert (jumped a ton and bumped into a bunch of people constantly) and it held up without re-adjustment.”- Bittenapples

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#19 – A Back Bra With a Back Pocket! Talk About Carrying Your Money On Your Back, Is There Any Place Safer? 

 

Sports Bra Phone Pocket

Promising Review: “This sports bra is very practical. It fits very well and looks great. It’s made very well, great material. My phone actually fit in the back pocket too.” -Bird Cwynar

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#20 – Everyday RFID Blocking Wallet for Anti-Theft Credit Card Protection

 

Anti Theft WalletPromising Review: “I have a card in every pocket, and 2 IDs in the ID pocket for a total of 7 cards. Even with all of these cards, I was able to comfortably fit $300 worth of $20 bills (15 bills total) in the middle cash slot with plenty of wiggle room.” -AC

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Conclusion – Ways to Hide your Money and Jewelry While Traveling

I see it all the time. Solo travel girls walkin’ round big cities or sipping cocktails in crowded bars with their purse gently dangling by their side, either half-zipped or no zipper at all. I SEE IT and the THIEVES SEE IT. Don’t be that girl. Don’t make yourself a target and follow my simple tips above.

Oh, and once you’re done reading this article – let your anxiety go. You are officially more prepared than most travelers which means, you’ve officially not the target anymore.

 

Before you Travel!

Check the Expert Packing & Prep List

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Bring The #1 Travel Camera

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Have fun. Pack sunscreen, please!

 

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Travel Credit Cards

The 3 Best Travel Credit Cards & Travel Debit Cards

When I was younger, I was taught that credit cards were bad.

When actually, it turns out that spending like an idiot is bad.
AND buying flights with cash/debit cards is the REAL way to spend like an idiot. 
 
Don’t spend $500-$1600 on a plane ticket and get nothing in return! 
Repeat after Me: Never pay cash for airplane tickets or hotels.
If travel is a part of your life now OR you want to go on the best trips for solo travelers next year – you need to apply for the best travel credit cards ASAP.
This isn’t clickbait. This is my true, honest, urgent advice for any person that wants to travel more and spend less. 
 
For example; if you buy a $500 plane ticket with American Express, you’ve now got 25,000 travel miles – which equals a free one-way ticket to Thailand or free hotels while on your trip. 
Get it?
 
Your spending directly converts to travel points. 
Besides travel points, these travel cards come with powerful travel benefits like this…
 
  • Airport Lounge Access around the World
  • TSA Pre-Check
  • Miles and Points Used for Free Flights
  • Free Hotel Upgrades
  • Business Class Upgrades on Flights
  • Insurance (Purchase Protection) on Gadgets
  • Coverage on Lost Baggage & Delayed Flights
  • $200 of Free Uber Credits

Ya’ll, I could keep going.

Let’s just get into it and I’ll show you how to travel like solo female traveler queen (or king, hey!).

This is how I travel every month for pennies. 

 

Best Travel Credit Cards

If you’re not cashing in on travel points when buying flights, staying at hotels, and eating at restaurants…you crazy.

Here are the credit cards I use every day AND for all of my solo female travel trips…

 

#1 – Chase Sapphire Preferred 

Best for Overall Travel, both Domestic and International, and for Everyday Spending

 

  • 2x points when used on flights, hotels, Uber, AirBnb, and restaurants
  • Trip Cancelation Coverage (weather, sickness and other causes)
  • Baggage delay insurance
  • Purchase Protection Insurance on items purchased with your Chase card
  • Primary Rental Car built-in insurance
  • 50,000 point sign-up bonus (that’s enough for a 1-way ticket to Asia) after spending $3k in the first 3 months

How Much: No sign-up fee and free for the first year. 

I use this card for everything in America, online, and abroad.

AND when I was in Indonesia, my phone was stolen at a bar. But because I bought my phone with my Chase Sapphire Preferred Card, the full amount was totally covered and back in my bank account within a week.

Travel girls, take note from my situation: Solo trips for women require a safety net when things go wrong – and Chase Sapphire travel credit card acts as your safety net.

This is my referral link. When you use it, I get 15k points. Let me know if you do, so I can thank you!

 

#2 – American Express Platinum 

The Most Powerful Travel (and Every day) Credit Card Ever

 

American Express Platinum Travel Credit Card

  • 5x points on flights and hotels
  • $200 in Uber Credits per year
  • $200 Airline Fee Credit per year (aka money back)
  • Baggage delay insurance
  • TSA Pre-Check / Global Entry
  • Airport Lounge Global Access with Priority Pass
  • Elite Status with Hilton and Marriott
  • Purchase Protection Insurance on gadgets purchased with this card
  • Trip Cancelation Coverage (weather, sickness and other causes)
  • 60,000 point sign-up bonus after spending $5k in the first 3 months

How Much: $495 per year…BUT BEFORE YOU PASS realize that your $200 Uber Credit + $200 travel reimbursement takes that down to $95 per year…which is more than made up for with free alcohol & food in airport lounges and those 60,000 travel points.

This is my referral link for American Express. When you use it, I get 15k points. Let me know if you do, so I can thank you, again!

Note: AMEX is best used for flights, hotels, and all online tour bookings/shopping – but isn’t accepted in stores in Asia.


Best Travel Debit Card

#3 – Charles Schwab Brokerage Account

Did you know that foreign ATM fees can charge as much as $8 per transaction? You’re literally paying to withdraw your own money from your own account. And when dinner is $3…that shit don’t make no sense.

On top of that foreign ATM fee, your bank will likely charge you a fee for using an ATM other than your own.

That’s two fees and if you ask me….that is some bullshit.

But ya know what bank doesn’t charge you ATM fees? Charles Schwab.

They don’t charge ATM fees AND they reimburse you – every month – for the ATM fees that foreign ATMs charge.

 

I opened a Charles Schwab Checking Account in 2014 and I’ll never change.

Ps. When you open an account with this link, you get $100 deposited (free money) into your new account.

So, a Charles Schwab card gives you:

  • No ATM penalty fees abroad or at home
  • Reimbursement on foreign ATM fees
  • Official Visa-exchange rates when you withdraw cash abroad
  • Amazing coverage in case of fraud
  • Also, a built-in brokerage account for trading stocks and investing in EFTs (I’ll save this topic for another time)

Update: My credit card information was hacked while I was in Bali.

Charles Schwab came to my rescue with just one phone call. 

  • They put the money back into my account within days (even before the investigation was complete)
  • They sent me a new card TO BALI via FedEx Priority. 

Wells Fargo won’t do that. 


How to Use Travel Credit Cards

 

1. Spend with your Travel Credit Cards Every Day

These cards are a full replacement for your everyday credit cards.

  • Book your flight with these cards
  • Book your hotels with these cards
  • Pay at restaurants with these cards
  • Go shopping with these cards

Why?

  • Travel Credit Cards collect travel points when you spend on flights, hotels, Uber, restaurants, and more. These points add up for major travel benefits.
  • Travel Credit Cards come with purchase protection (example: I bought a phone with my travel card, it was stolen in Indonesia, and my travel credit card reimbursed me)
  • You don’t have to exchange/carry huge amounts of cash when you travel
  • And much, much more

2. Optimize your Travel Benefits

Once you get your card, it’s time to start setting up your rewards

AMEX and Chase Sapphire partner with different programs to give you discounts on spending like,

  • $200 Uber Credit
  • 5% back at Starbucks
  • Get $30 off at LuLus

You’ve got to remember to go online and sign-up for whichever deals you want!

Don’t forget to apply for TSA-Precheck, and order your Airport Lounge Pass!

 

Conclusion to the Best Travel Credit Cards and Debit Cards

Save money. Protect your electronics. Travel more comfortably. Travel Credit Card

If you plan to get on an airplane sometime in the next 5 years…start collecting those travel points on day-to-day purchases for some amazing travel opportunities.

Ps. Traveling with a lounge-access Priority Pass literally changes the entire trip from headache to play-time!

Thank you American Express Platinum for free Business Lounge Access.

 That’s it!

If you use my referral links, don’t forget to tell me so I can say thank you!


Safe Travels! And don’t forget to tag me in your travel photos on Instagram @SoloGirlsTravelGuide

 

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Girl reading

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“That’s the thing about books. They let you travel somewhere without moving your feet.” -Jhumpa Lahiri.

Most of my travel journey has been shaped by books. I bought Eat, Pray, Love in an airport before I flew to Hawaii; that book inspired me to travel to solo. I was gifted “The Art of Asking” by an Airbnb host in Dallas; that book gave me the courage to start house sitting in Mexico. I’m currently reading “Wild” and am I’m planning a trip totally unplugged & off the grid.

Books are magic. The best books inspire you to travel solo – still with fear and anxiety – but a good fear and anxiety. The kind of feeling you get before a first date. 

Find your inspiration, your courage, your next wild idea…between the pages of your next travel book. 

Whether you’re leaving for a single girls trip to Thailand next month or you’re on the hunt for the best solo destinations – here are 13 travel books to steer you in the right direction. 

Ps. Most of these books are available as Audiobooks.
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#1 – Vagabonding by Rolf Potts

 

Vagabonding by Rolf Potts

How do you do it? How do you leave everything behind and jump into the world unknown?

Being away from your friends and family for an indefinite period of time, leaving your job, and there’s also that itsy-bitsy problem with the money.

The “father of vagabonding” will teach you how to maneuver around these and many other on-road obstacles, how to financially support yourself, and shape yourself into the “long-term” traveler living life to the fullest. 

 

Genre: Solo travel guide

Price: $9.45 on Amazon

Audible: Free

Best for: Planning your escape

 

#2 – Thru-Hiking Will Break Your Heart: An Adventure on the Pacific Crest Trail by Carrot Quinn

 

Thru-hiking Will Break Your Heart

Carrot is a long-distance hiker and blogger who leads you through her adventures of hiking while totally disconnected from the online and outside world.

Her adventures along America’s Pacific Crest Trail are relatable and inspiring, while also emotional and captivating. 

In her book, she shares how she got her start to thru-hiking and outlines how an expert thru-hiker prepares for the task at hand. Outdoor adventure seekers: start here.

Genre: Travel Diary

Price: $9.41 on Amazon

Audible: Free

Best for: Girls who just want to disappear for a minute

 

#3 – The Art of Asking by Amanda Palmer

 

The Art of Asking by Amanda Palmer

The art of asking has turned me (and thousands of women around the world) into a person who is no longer afraid/shy/embarrassed to just ASK for what I want. 

While “The Art of Asking” is not travel book, per se, Amanda’s bold and vigorous message shows you exactly how to turn your wishes into your realities (travel included).

Amanda is innocent, worldly, and experienced at the same time – a heady combination which every woman can relate to right now.

Genre: Memoir

Price: $9.33 on Amazon

Audible: Free

Best for: Making the big moves needed to change your life

 

#4 – The Geography of Bliss by Eric Weiner

 

The Geography of Bliss by Eric Weiner

Where is happiness? Is it a place? A condition of the spirit? Or a meaningful relationship? Weiner travels the globe searching for what defines the elusive enigma of happiness. Follow him through Qatar, Bhutan, England, Switzerland, Iceland, or Morocco to discover the secrets to happiness around the world.

 

Genre: Travel guide; Self-help

Price: $9.91 on Amazon

Audible: Free

Best for: Redefining happiness…and possibly traveling to find your new “happy”

 

#5 – The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative by Florence Williams

 

The Nature Fix

Nature is an essential, not a commodity.

Traveling far and wide, Florence Williams explores the ticklish issue of nature’s interwoven existence with humanity; and the great benefits of living in unison with our environment.

From the west coast in California to the Korean peninsula, Williams shows you how to find happiness, soothe anxiety, and rediscover yourself as you rediscover the world around you. 

 

Genre: Environmental science

Price: $10.84 on Amazon

Audible: Free

Best For: Understanding your unbalanced emotions…and how to balance them NOW

 

#6 –Turn Right at Machu Picchu by Mark Adams

 

Turn Right at Machu Picchu by Mark Adams

Easier said than done; tracing the steps of an Indiana Jones’ prototype as he winds and climbs to the top of Machu Pichu. Luckily, Mark Adams has brilliantly recreated the famous tales of renowned explorer, Hiram Bingham, through his  (before Google maps and guided tours) search for Inca ruins!

“Turn right at Machu Picchu” is a brilliantly amusing mash-up of unfortunate setbacks, whimsical archeological finds, and some of the world’s most entrancing landscapes in incredible written detail. 

 

Genre: Travel guide

Price: $12.99 on Amazon

Audible: Free

Best for: The best plane book ever

 

#7 – Ant Egg Soup: The Adventures of a Food Tourist in Laos

 

Ant Egg Soup The Adventures of a Food Tourist in Laos

Now, doesn’t that sound delicious? While traveling through Southeast Asia, you will be exposed to ways of eating that have never crossed your mind before. Starting here – in Laos, just north of Thailand.

The art of eating has always been a five-sense experience – starting with your imagination. Natacha will make you salivate (and cringe) while exploring the exotic foreign foods in Southeast Asia.

 

Genre: Travel guide

Price: $5.17 on Amazon

Best for: Overcoming gourmet prejudice

 

 

#8 – Queen of the Desert: The Extraordinary Life of Gertrude Bell by Georgina Howell

A woman born more than 150 years ago, Gertrude Bell was one of the first fierce female travelers in history.  

queen of the desert

She was many things in one: a scholar, a Renaissance woman, a feminist, and through her travels…a justice fighter. Voyaging through the harsh conditions of the Arabian Desert, Bell’s love for the people she met turned her into a champion of the people’s independence.  

A tale so moving, Queen of the Dessert was made into a (terrible) movie staring Nicole Kidman…which reviews so terrible that I urge you…just stick to the book.

Genre: Biography

Price: $11.25 on Amazon

Best For: Finding your Fire

 

 

#9 – Passionate Nomad: The Life of Freya Stark by Jane Fletcher Geniesse

 

Passionate Nomad

Just like the bellicose goddess, Freyja in Norse mythology, Freya Stark caught wanderlust when she was a little girl. By the time she grew up, she was beyond all recovery from this life-long addiction to the open road.

Her insatiable thirst for adventure took her to lands where stories waiting to be told. Traveling across the Middle East in the 1930’s – in countries like Syria, Kuwait, Iran, and Yemen – she documented what she saw and the stories local people shared, one of the first to shed light on this then-unknown part of the world.

 

Genre: Biography

Price: $11.92 on Amazon

Best for: The Journalist Within You

 

#10 – Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia

 

Eat, Pray, Love

As cliche as it sounds, this is the book that changed my life. Eat, Pray, Love opens with Elizabeth Gilbert sobbing on a bathroom floor in utter despair at the lowest point of her life. In a time of rock-bottom hopelessness, all she has left to do is just say ‘fuck it’ and travel the world in hopes of finding…something. What she found was gourmet food in Italy, her soul in India, and a spiritual for herself and the universe in Bali. 

This book is equal parts travel inspiration and how-to. 

Genre: Memoir

Price: $9.98 on Amazon

Audible: Free

Best for: Painting a picture of what your life could be, truly, if you just say ‘fuck it’ and go.

 

 

#11 – Bali: The Solo Girl’s Travel Guide by Alexa West

 

Bali The Solo Girl's Travel Guide by Alexa West

You didn’t think I was going to leave this one out, did you!?

“Eat, Pray, Love” meets “Lonely Planet”, The Solo Girl’s Travel Guide series act as your guidebook, your inspiration, and your entertainment all in one go. Find the best street food, book your boats with ease, and figure out what to order at an Indonesian restaurant that won’t be filled with mystery meat. From the best hotels for your budget to the best place to find Nasi Goreng in Bali, The Solo Girl’s Travel Guide is the #1 travel guide series for women today.

Traveling outside of Bali? There are more Solo Girl’s Travel Guides for Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Southeast Asia.

Genre: Female Solo Travel Guide

Price: $24.99 on Amazon

Best for: Planning the safest, most exciting, and least scary solo trip ever

 

#12 – The Art of Travel by Alain de Botton

 

The Art of Travel by Alain de Botton

The BEST audible travel book that is 100% guaranteed to awaken your travel soul!

De Botton is famous for his introspective essays that have the miraculous ability to ignite a fire in previously still, bored, and uninspired brains – particularly when it comes to the art of traveling.

When you need a shake up. When you feel hopelessly lost. When you are looking for purpose, “The Art of Travel” will tell you where to go, why and how. 

 

Genre: Essays

Price: $7.00 on Amazon

Audible: Free

Best for: Pushing yourself out of your comfort zone

 

#13 – Breaking Trail: A Climbing Life by Arlene Blum

 

Breaking Trail

The first American woman to attempt Everest, Blum has many other firsts establishing a firmer ground for women’s place in society. She also managed to challenge the conservative scientific circles and shaking bad legislation. Blum relates her way up (literally and figuratively) with a generous sprinkle of candor and wit.

Genre: Memoir

Price: $13.19 on Amazon

Best for: Courage to just go!

 

#14 – The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce

 

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce

This one doesn’t sport a woman protagonist but stay with me. Harold is an elderly and shy gentleman and he’s on a mission. And that’s a must if you want to keep going. What Joyce’s novel is most remarkable for are the people Harold encounters. They are strangers, but they’re always kind to him.

Sometimes fears are just in your head and the world is often a far friendlier place than we imagine it to be.

Genre: Novel

Price: $9.33 on Amazon

Audible: Free

Best for: Tackling fear of strangers on the road

 

#15 – A Dip in the Ocean: Rowing Solo Across the Indian Ocean by Sarah Outen

 

A Dip in the Ocean Rowing Solo Across the Indian Ocean by Sarah Outen.jpg

“Wisdom comes through suffering,” Aeschylus famously said. Bereaved by her father’s death, Sarah embarked on a perilous journey. Many chocolate bars and salty waves later she became the first woman and the youngest person to cross the Indian Ocean rowing solo, setting three world records in the process.

Genre: Memoir

Price: $14.55 on Amazon

Best for: Becoming fierce

 

#16 –  In Patagonia by Bruce Chatwin

 

In Patagonia by Bruce Chatwin

Patagonia is almost synonymous with “in the middle of nowhere.” It’s also a renowned sportswear brand which sort of dusts off its geographic oblivion. Nonetheless, Patagonia has this whiff of farawayness about it that gives it a mysterious halo. With an indisputable knack for adventure, Chatwin is a hearty storyteller that pulls out from the limbo this slightly neglected “uttermost part of the earth.”

Genre: Travel notes

Price: $11.05 on Amazon

Best for: Searching for hidden gems

 

#17 – Wild Mama: One Woman’s Quest to Live Her Best Life, Escape Traditional Parenthood, and Travel the World by Carrie Visintainer

 

Wild Mama

Something for you, traveling mamas! I see you.

How do parenthood, postpartum depression, diapers, and traveling get along? Carrie is here to teach you exactly that. The mind-boggling questions in her head are on many adventurous young parents’ list, so descend into the rabbit hole with her and she’ll show you that you don’t need to give anything up.

Genre: Travel notes; Self-help

Price: $14.99 on Amazon

Best for: Dispelling the myth that you can’t travel with kids

 

#18 – The Great Railway Bazaar: By Train Through Asiaby Paul Theroux

 

The Great Railway Bazaar By Train Through Asiaby Paul Theroux

Saving the best for last; a travel adventure story that every wanderlust woman must read. Traveling by train has a quaint romantic undertone about it. And crossing enigmatic Asia by its mythical trains is surely a dainty to be savored by any self-respecting traveler. Theroux is a dexterous narrator who will generously accompany you along the “hippie trail” to India, en route passing through Thailand, Japan, and Siberia.

Genre: Travel notes

Price: $11.44 on Amazon

Audible: Free

Best for: Getting to know Asia

 

 

#19 – Travels in a Thin Country: A Journey Through Chile by Sara Wheeler

 

Travels in a Thin Country

Sara Wheeler’s compelling account of her journey through the rough but mesmerizing terrain of the Chilean desert – the driest in the world – to the southernmost unhospitable wastes near the Antarctic. Wheeler’s book is an amalgam of political feuds, history, and fascinating landscapes unfolding through her witty narrative.

 

Genre: Travel notes

Price: $14.16 on Amazon

Best for: Solo Travel Ideas

 

 

#20 – The Virago Book of Women Travellers by Mary Morris

 

The Virago Book of Women Travellers by Mary Morris


A precious little gem of collected writings by exceptional women, passionate observers, and chronologists of the world.

The geographical diversity and journey through various decades and generations are a sincere reminder of the power of women all over the world.


Genre: Collection of Memoirs

Price: $12.61 on Amazon

Best for: Finding your travel role model

 

 

Conclusion to the Best Travel Books to Inspire you to Travel Solo

Your book will be your best travel friend. It will give you courage to go. It will keep you entertained as you fly. It will keep you company at a quiet cafe. And (for me) it will help you ease yourself into new situations, letting you hide behind the cover until you’re ready to come out and play. 

 

I’m curious to know which books caught your eye.

Write me on Instagram @SoloGirlsTravelGuide and tell me what you’re reading.

No. I’m dead serious. WRITE ME AND TELL ME WHAT YOU’RE READING, DAMNIT.

Love you.

 

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