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Hi, I’m Becky! I have been traveling internationally (often solo) since I was 18 years old. Whether it’s solo backpacking through Europe or honeymooning with my husband at a luxurious, five-star Caribbean resort, I’m passionate about sharing my adventures and helping women travel the world safely and affordably.

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How to Pack in a Carry-On Only

How to Pack in a Carry-On Only

I am a big advocate for packing only in a carry-on when I fly. I know there is debate among travelers out there, but I consistently prefer carry-ons to save me significant time and money (and the risk of the airline losing my bags!) To be fair, I will pack and check a...

Travel Safety Tips for Solo (Female) Travelers – Pt. 2

Travel Safety Tips for Solo (Female) Travelers – Pt. 2

Find Pt. 1 here. Solo traveling is one of my favorite things on the planet. I've sung its praises a million times before (and will do so again): it's immensely empowering, invigorating, liberating, and such a great self-growth journey. But the number one fear I've...

How to make friends traveling solo

How to make friends traveling solo

Hands up if you have always thought traveling solo was a lonely experience. Yep, I used to think so too. However, my first big solo trip to New Zealand and Australia (6 weeks from Jan-March 2013) proved me SO wrong. I made so many friends, several of which I’m still...

Best Resources for Finding Flight Deals

Best Resources for Finding Flight Deals

Flight deals can be hard to find these days - especially in the summer of revenge travel! But these tried and true tools are great resources for snagging a last-minute deal, watching a fare with intel about whether it will rise or fall, and comparing with other...

15 Ways to Save Money on Your Next Trip

15 Ways to Save Money on Your Next Trip

More often than any other question, I am asked how I afford to travel as much as I do. I'm not rich, and as of last year, I have a mortgage to pay as well! But the trick is, I budget for travel - I specifically set aside money from my monthly paycheck in a travel fund...

10 Ways To Save Money For Travel

10 Ways To Save Money For Travel

More often than not, friends and family tell me they can’t afford to travel - and they wonder how I am always able to afford it. Let me be clear: I am not rich. I don’t make six figures, and as of this year, I now have a monthly mortgage to add to my budget! Planning...

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