Solo Travel Books

So many great and wonderful women have made the leap to travel solo throughout the history of time. So many of them have written solo travel books on their experiences, told their ups and downs, their tips for survival and inspiration. Here are some of my favourite recommendations of solo travel books to inspire you and let you know that your CAN DO IT!

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Go Your Own Way: Women Travel the World Solo

There is nothing quite like hitting the road by yourself to awaken your senses, sharpen your mind, and build your confidence. In twenty-three beautifully crafted essays, women recount the thrills of traveling solo.


The Solo Traveler’s Handbook 

The 2nd edition of The Solo Traveler’s Handbook offers more stories and tips on solo travel fun and safety. It’s a how-to manual, a solo travel guidebook, with travel literature and color photos as well. It will help you venture out with confidence to discover yourself as you discover the world!


Wanderlust and Lipstick: The Essential Guide for Women Traveling Solo

Designed for women of all ages traveling for business, pleasure, or family, this indispensable travel handbook offers encouragement, lighthearted anecdotes, and numerous travel-tested tips.


Women with Wanderlust: A Guide to Roaming

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Feeling like you can’t afford a big adventure or don’t know how to plan one. This resource guide will help help you feel confident that you can travel the world with ease on any budget.


Travel Junkie: A Badass Guide to Solo Female Travel

Travel Junkie: A Badass Guide to Solo Female Travel taps into the real-life around the world experiences of travel journalist Julia Dimon, a young adventuress who has traveled to over 80 countries, all seven continents. On assignment, hosting a 40-episode television series for National Geographic Adventure and Travel Channel International, her work led her to experience the extreme: from hiking with mountain gorillas in Uganda, to polar kayaking among icebergs in Antarctica, trekking in Chernobyl, to snacking on local delicacies such as deep fried scorpion, Cobra blood and severed human toe.


A Girls’ Guide to Travelling Alone

Taking to the road alone is a brave decision. A Girls’ Guide to Travelling Alone is an eye-opening, honest and inspiring on-the-road companion. Richly varied, these witty, inspiring, challenging and sometimes uncomfortable travel stories have been written by women of all ages, nationalities, backgrounds and experiences, each with a compelling tale to tell.