Posts tagged with solo female travelers:

"If you stay with local people you see so much more than you would as a tourist. You’ll find out about people’s favourite bars, cheaper places to shop, wonderful places to stay, the best beaches…"~ Kate and Isi on Couchsurfing around the world: http://bit.ly/Zc3ljQ

"If you stay with local people you see so much more than you would as a tourist. You’ll find out about people’s favourite bars, cheaper places to shop, wonderful places to stay, the best beaches…"

~ Kate and Isi on Couchsurfing around the world: http://bit.ly/Zc3ljQ

"I think that the idea of opening your home to a complete stranger is one of the most human things a person can do, and this act creates a bit of vulnerability that each is willing to share with the other. The experiences that follow are some of the most true and unguarded. Couchsurfing offers a way to connect with people that seems to have gotten lost somewhere along the way in the past few decades." 
Read about Couchsurfer Hailey’s experience on our Couchsurfing blog:
“Hailey’s Journey – A Solo Woman Traveler Explores the World”

"I think that the idea of opening your home to a complete stranger is one of the most human things a person can do, and this act creates a bit of vulnerability that each is willing to share with the other. The experiences that follow are some of the most true and unguarded. Couchsurfing offers a way to connect with people that seems to have gotten lost somewhere along the way in the past few decades." 

Read about Couchsurfer Hailey’s experience on our Couchsurfing blog:

Hailey’s Journey – A Solo Woman Traveler Explores the World

Why 7 Million People Open Their Homes to Travelers for Free ]

Our Community Manager Martina spoke with Travis of the travel podcast Extra Pack of Peanuts about travel safety, common sense, and the most interesting Couchsurfing stories she’s ever heard!

“Traveled alone in Rajasthan, India, Nov. 2012, for 5 weeks, great experience, stayed with 2 CS hosts, quite good especially the welcome in Jaisalmer….Was organized enough and also I talk easily with people; Eastern cultures are very different and women in Indian society don’t have the same independence as female Westerners; as long as you get your antennas out….it is ok.”
~ Cécile Comblen

Traveled alone in Rajasthan, India, Nov. 2012, for 5 weeks, great experience, stayed with 2 CS hosts, quite good especially the welcome in Jaisalmer….Was organized enough and also I talk easily with people; Eastern cultures are very different and women in Indian society don’t have the same independence as female Westerners; as long as you get your antennas out….it is ok.”

Cécile Comblen

The Exploratrice - for the untamed female traveler ]

We love this digital publication dedicated to the strong, independent, and free-spirited female traveler. Forward this link on to the Exploratrice in your life!

How To Couchsurf with Marian Schembari ]

Couchsurfer Marian’s advice for women travelers is to “be clear about your boundaries and don’t be shy about stating them.”