A Solo Travel Girl Is: Personable, Punctual and Priceless

"Poppies... Poppies. Poppies will put them to sleep. Sleeeeep. Now they'll sleeeeep! " The Wicked Witch of the West, The Wizard of Oz (1939)
“Poppies… Poppies. Poppies will put them to sleep. Sleeeeep. Now they’ll sleeeeep! ” The Wicked Witch of the West, The Wizard of Oz (1939)

From A to Z, what are the characteristics of a solo travel girl? This pretty princess is personable, punctual and priceless!

Personable  –  This ambling babe hasn’t met a person she can’t chat up. Sometimes she finds herself in situations where others open up like a faucet confessing their deepest, darkest secrets, even on first meeting. Even sentries who guard Buckingham Palace find it difficult to ignore the solo travel girl.

Punctual – Tick-tock, tick-tock. Never keep a lady waiting, or a man for that matter…well, maybe he can wait a little bit. This lady vagabond knows it’s impolite and disrespectful to be late, whether for an important date or casual meeting. Being ten minutes early means she’s on time and on time means she’s late.  In rare occasions she’s late, she always calls, texts, or emails her appointment.

Priceless – Passport Renewal: $110. Round-trip Airfare to Rio: $1,300. The solo travel girl? Priceless…

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

This post is part of the opens in a new window2013 Blogging A to Z Challenge.



Jennifer A. Huber is an award-winning travel and outdoor blogger and writer in Southwest Florida. Originally from Buffalo, N.Y., a hiking trail led her to a career path in the tourism industry for more than 30 years. She spent a decade with a park management company in Yellowstone, Death Valley, and Everglades National Parks. She founded the travel blog, SoloTravelGirl.com with the goal of inspiring others to travel alone, not lonely. The unexpected death of her former husband in 2008 reminded her how short life is. His passing was a catalyst for sharing her experiences with the goal of inspiring and empowering others to travel solo. Jennifer holds a Travel Marketing Professional certification from the Southeast Tourism Society, is a certified food judge, member of the NASA Social community, and alum of the FBI Citizens Academy. When not traveling, she is either in the kitchen, practicing her photography skills, or road tripping with her dog, Radcliff.

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