A Solo Travel Girl Is: Adventurous, Awesome, an Ambler

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Monday, April 1, 2013, is Brought to You by the Letter "A"

Monday, April 1, 2013, is Brought to You by the Letter “A”

From A to Z, what are the characteristics of a solo travel girl? In my book she’s adventurous, awesome and an ambler!

Adventurous – She’s eager to try new experiences whether it’s conquering dining alone or navigating a complicated public transportation while traveling abroad. She’ll face her fears in order to check one off her bucket list and bring as bragging rights to holiday family gatherings.

Awesome – Well, let’s face it. Anyone willing to travel alone is Awesome with a capital A. Look at American aviator Amelia Earhart who was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.

An Ambler – She’s not one to sit still but enjoys ambling through new and familiar destinations, especially neighborhoods to learn how locals live. By hoofing it she’ll walk at her own pace and notice things around her she may have passed up if she was driving through.

This Lockheed L-12, is from the Late 1930s and Appeared in the 2009 Movie "Amelia" starring Hilary Swank and Will Appear in "42" Starring Chadwcik Boseman, Alan Tudyk and Harrison Ford

This Lockheed L-12, is from the Late 1930s and Appeared in the 2009 Movie “Amelia” Starring Hilary Swank and Will Appear in “42” Starring Chadwcik Boseman, Alan Tudyk and Harrison Ford, Se for Release in 2013

Are you a solo travel girl? What other qualities beginning with the letter “A” can be attributed to a solo travel girl?

Blogging from A to Z Challenge, April 2013 – THANK YOU Arlee!

This post is the first in a almost-daily series and part of the 2013 Blogging from A to Z Challenge, April 1 – 30, with rest on Sundays. This is my second year participating but the challenge was the 2010 idea of Arlee Bird of the blog Tossing it Out. The challenge has been fun while testing my blogging skills. It’s also introduced me to other blogs.

I’d like to say THANK YOU to Arlee for coming up with the challenge and letting me be part of something creatively amazing.

Author: Solo Travel Girl

Originally from Buffalo, N.Y., a hiking trail led Jennifer Huber, aka: Solo Travel Girl, to a career path in tourism. She has worked in the tourism industry for more than 20 years including 10 years with a park management company in Yellowstone, Death Valley and Everglades National Park. She currently lives in Southwest Florida, and maintains this travel blog with the goal of inspiring others to travel alone, not lonely.

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11 Comments

  1. You are so brave to travel alone- I’ve never done it but think it’s something I’ll need to experience at least once in my life. I’m itching to go somewhere new, this might be a good time. (I hopped over here from the A-Z challenge, I’m also blogging about my past travels- glad I found your blog)

  2. Looking forward to reading about your travel experiences – I’m already envious of your travels after your first post about Amsterdam.

  3. I grew up in Europe and traveling at a young age was common there. Now my travels are mostly confined to the local area, although I moved about 850 miles last fall. Thanks for stopping by my blog,

    Alexandra

  4. *ENVY* I would love to be a world traveler. Maybe I’ll just have to live through your exploits. *sigh*

  5. Jealous! I would love to do more solo travelling, but family and finances forbid it at the moment. Maybe some day. In the meantime, I can live vicariously through you!

    Hi from Nagzilla bloghopping A to Z

  6. I am a solo female traveller, so I LOVE this post! I think ‘adventurous’ is a great “A” word to describe it. I would also add a description “Alone but never lonely” – whether it’s learning to be more comfortable in your own skin and with your own company, or meeting people along the way which is a lot easier when you are on your own. Looking forward to your next “A to Z” post!

  7. I’m inspired! I’m ready to go on a traveling adventure! I’ve never been out of the USA except for Mexico. Dream of going to France, England and Italy.

  8. looking forward to more A-Z posts from a fellow travel blogger! 🙂 loving your first post- I attempt to be as adventurous as I can, and travel has really brought that side out in me. I never really knew it was there before! 🙂

  9. Traveling solo…Wow! I’ve just hardly conquered the fear of driving to the grocery store by myself. However, I’ve also not ever had the choice of really being by myself, I got married when I was 19 (after getting my AA degree), and then my son was born just 2 years later, now with two more children, I revel in the idea of sleeping by myself 😛 Keep up the good work, you are creating a life worthy of conversation!!

  10. I would say any solo traveler would be pretty awesome. Congrats. I am doing travel tips AtoZ (Learned the hard way).

    Rhonda @Laugh-Quotes.com
    AtoZ #42

  11. Definitely adventurous and awesome and if you’ve got an interest in aviation you might like my post on F is for ….

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