The Rise of the Wander Women – Female Solo Travellers


Millenials are known for being very interested in travel… and there is a new growing trend of women traveling solo more than before. So why are these women doing it and what are their habits when they embark on these journeys? The infographic below reveals these facts, as well as important tips on how to be safe and what to do for women interested in wandering the globe. 

Did you know that 63% of women say they feel more energized and refreshed after taking a trip alone? And that dressing according to the country’s culture will help you avoid unwanted attention? Read on to learn more of these findings and tips.

Infographic bought to us by  Visa’s Global Travel Intentions.

Are you a wander woman? Do you have any tips or experiences you’d like to share?

5 thoughts on “The Rise of the Wander Women – Female Solo Travellers

  1. I have travelled solo off and on for 20 years


  2. I have travelled solo off and on for over 20 years now. My work takes me to interesting places. Initially it started as exploring places I traveled to for work (the earliest places I visited were Singapore, Orlando and Mauritius, so…..). Later, I started traveling alone on some vacations because it gave me freedom to explore what I wanted.

    Yes, it is very liberating and I have found that I discover more about the people and places because I have to interact more with the locals. 🙂


  3. I must be a trend setter as I did lots of solo travel before I got married. I went around the world on my own (Hong Kong, the Philippines, Australia and New Zealand) and had an absolute ball. I would recommend it to anyone, it was a life-changing experience and I met plenty of amazing people. After that I also travelled solo in Thailand, Cambodia, Jordan, Egypt and Isreal. I have also done lots of solo travel for work. Nowadays the thought of a solo trip sounds like heaven! However, I also LOVE travelling with my kids and showing them the world…


    1. That’s so wonderful you got to do all that! Thanks for sharing 😉

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