Advice for Women Travelling Alone

The temptation of travelling alone offers countless
possibilities and opportunities for adventure and is becoming more popular than
ever before – and the number of women opting for solo trips in recent years has
increased even more sharply than the number of men. Around 45% of solo
travellers are now women – a sign of the times undoubtedly, and an encouraging
one for those with a thirst for adventure but a fear of the big unknown
 
A slightly less encouraging statistic however, is that 79%
of those lone female travellers would prefer to have a companion but have no
choice. But is the glass half full here or half empty? Should we bemoan the
fact that with independence comes loneliness, or instead celebrate the fact
that more people than ever now simply decide to go off and follow their dr