109: Solo Female Travel: Deconstructing Fear, Trusting Your Body, Practical Tips, My Next Adventures
I am compelled to follow my sensuality, surrender, and play — doing so leads me to Mexico! Listen in on deconstructing fears, society’s undermining of women RE travel, practical solo travel tips, stories of women who traveled every single country in the world, some solo.
I explore how I build trust in my body and intuition to keep me safe, what it means to trust your instincts and how healing past trauma supports this. Also, apps and hacks for flight searching, and a whole bunch of other ways to protect yourself and prepare yourself for and on travel. A brief review of my last time living and traveling abroad.
For anyone that is curious or the wanderlust or adventurer in you or a friend.
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03:32 My First Travel — Chiang Mai, Thailand
05:03 Coming Home After Being Exhausted and Healing With Family
05:50 Where Am I Traveling Next?
07:04 The Scary Side of Solo Travel — Learning to Handle the New Fears
08:09 Powerful Solo Traveling Women and Their Findings
13:08 My Own Safety Experience While Traveling
18:33 One More Unique Story
22:18 A Poignant Article — Stop Telling Women They’ll Be Assaulted
26:26 A Call to Trusting Our Instinctual, Intuitive, and Energetic Senses
30:55 What I Am Doing to Be More Prepared for My Solo Travel
33:47 Practical Suggestions for Solo Travel
34:22 Part Two: A Couple Days Later — A Lot Has Changed and Developed
35:25 App Recommendations (Hopper & Skiplagged)
37:16 Travel Packing List
37:51 Item: Door Stop Alarm
38:32 Item: Handheld Personal Alarm
39:04 Self Defense Classes
41:01 Item: An Extra Lock
41:08 Spread Your Money — Put It in Your Socks 🧦
41:44 A Decoy Wallet
42:02 Storing Money in a Plastic Tampon Applicator
42:36 Bringing Copies of Important Documents
43:00 Get a Local Sim Card
43:52 Download Maps in Offline Storage
44:33 Download Google Translate and the Language Pack
45:27 Speaking (Even a Little) of the Local Language
45:47 Checking Windows & Doors on Arrival
46:07 Lock Things When Possible
46:33 Don’t Say That You Are Alone
47:03 Documenting a Taxi Driver (Or Take Uber)
47:42 Know Where Your Embassy Is
48:04 Know the Local Emergency Numbers
48:14 Try to Know the Common Scams and Typical Crimes in the Area
48:30 Plan a Few Days at Least
49:09 Reach Out to Local Friends & Nourish Supportive Relationships
49:52 Looking Into the Cultural Etiquette
50:36 Know That You Can Say No
51:05 Travel Insurance & Medical Evacuation is Helpful
51:30 Get Some Local Currency
51:52 Letting Your Bank Know That You’ll Be Traveling
52:09 Letting Your Government Know You Are Abroad
52:51 Develop Your Instincts and Trust Yourself — How?
56:38 Doing Yoga on Arrival for Grounding
57:18 Looking at Where We Are Fearful
58:45 I’ll Share More About My Experience in Later Episodes
58:54 Connect With Me
59:21 The Embody Newsletter
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