A Solo Travel Girl Is: Curious, Cool and Captivating

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Wednesday, April 3, is Brought to You by the Letter "C"

Wednesday, April 3, is Brought to You by the Letter “C”

From A to Z, what are the characteristics of a solo travel girl? By far she’s curious, cool and captivating!

Curious – Forget about stones, no travel brochure, menu or garment price tag goes unturned during a solo travel girl’s journey. Curiosity drives her adventures as she searches for the most off-the-beaten path and unique vacation destinations in order to earn those coveted bragging rights envied by her non-traveling friends. She’s also the annoying one asking the most questions during guided museum tours, nature hikes and historic walks through neighborhoods.

Cool – This gallivanting babe knows how to keep it together even during the most stressful situations. Looking down the barrel of a semi-automatic weapon during a trip to Kabul, Afghanistan, may have caused others to pee their panties but this solo travel girl just nodded, smiled and said hello to the officer at the other end of the gun, causing him to shy away.

Captivating – Oftentimes she finds herself the center of dinner party conversations, peppered with questions of, “You travel alone, aren’t you lonely?,” or, “Where’s your favorite place you’ve traveled,” of course, “Where are you going next?,” and, “Can you help me book my vacation?”

A solo travel girl is often the object of a man’s attention, particularly those from countries other than her own. This independent traveler has been affectionately called “cute monkey girl” by a Japanese suitor and told by an Egyptian sailor named Sinbad she didn’t look bad for her age of 39. Indeed, the solo travel girl is quite captivating.

Apparently, this Blogger is as Cute and Captivating as the Monkeys of Hell Valley, Japan

Apparently, this Blogger is as Cute and Captivating as the Monkeys of Hell Valley, Japan

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

This post is part of the 2013 Blogging A to Z Challenge.

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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8 Comments

  1. Lots of cool C characteristics for a chick on the move.

  2. I travel solo. Sometimes it’s more fun that way. Lots of luck with the challenge.

  3. I am loving this! I am a solo travel girl! I have been completely alone on the Forum Romanum at dawn once, and owned the place for two hours before the first tourist showed up. Yep.
    Cheers to A to Z! 🙂

  4. Wow! What a great experience! Thanks for dropping by and happy travels and happy A to Z 🙂

  5. Absolutely it can be more fun – you can do what you want 🙂 Thanks for dropping by.

  6. LOL, this kind of reminds of an Ursula Le Guin story – I think she’s the author of it – about a woman who travels to a place that has legendary secrets of longevity…

  7. Hmm, I’ll have to check that out – sounds like my kind of story!

  8. Hi, I check your blogs on a regular basis. Your story-telling style is witty, keep it up!

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