Posts Tagged ‘ solo travel ’
Offline networking: tips on travelling solo
7 responses - Posted 07.09.10

During my recent stay in Miami I decided to take my travel networking offline. How? With the oldest trick in the book. It goes a little something like this… 1) Go to bar 2) Sit at the bar 3) Order a drink 4) Get out a notebook 5) Wait In my experience, sooner or later, […]

Travel networking: getting over the fear
1 response - Posted 05.27.10

Some people hate the idea of offline travel networking. I’m talking about anything – from Couchsurfing to an open-house dinner – which involve stepping out of a comfort zone and finding yourself in the company of strangers. Here are some tips for getting over the fear and making it work for you: Worried about awkward […]

Going solo: propping up female confidence
5 responses - Posted 10.03.08

When I was travelling around South and Central America for the Guardian earlier this year, I received lots of emails from female travellers looking for advice. “All my friends travel with their boyfriends. I’m not sure if I can do it alone” was a line that sticks in my mind. Of course, I encouraged her […]


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