How Rape Culture Effects Solo Travel

Rape culture – the way sexual violence is normalized, women sexualized, and men essentially considered animals – pervades the female-bodied solo travel world. Let’s talk about it. “You’re going to Indonesia? Oh. You’re definitely getting raped.” Kid you not. This was said to me before embarking on my first ever…

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Anxiety Abroad: How to Travel as an Anxious Human

One of the comments I hear the most when talking about traveling is: “Oh, I could never do that. No way. I’d be too scared.” Know what that is? It’s anxiety. Facing up to learned anxiety has been one of my biggest struggles in life thus far. It cripples me…

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