Have You Heard the Chatter? Solo Travel Girl’s Been in the News!

Selfie while participating in Hooked on SUP's SUP and Snorkel trip, Englewood, Fla., Sept. 2015
Selfie while participating in Hooked on SUP’s SUP and Snorkel trip, Englewood, Fla., Sept. 2015

Blogging, and in particular, enhancing Solo Travel Girl, is something I wish I could do on a full-time basis. At this point of my life (and based on the balance in my bank account) it’s not something I can do. *sigh*But, I do the best I can in balancing a full-time job and blogging. And, in case you didn’t know, running a blog is a full-time job.

Anywho…

Fall 2015 has been pretty exciting for Solo Travel Girl! I was used as a source about advice for solo women travelers in an article on Orbitz, thanks to the super-fab blogger Kara who is the voice behind Kara on the Coast.

If you follow me on Twitter.com (@JenniferHuber), then you know I assisted Orbitz with their #AksOrbitz Twitter chat about solo travel in November. Participating reaffirmed how much empowerment solo travel gives us.

Pink Pangea featured me in this article on how I got started with Solo Travel Girl and my philosophy of traveling alone, not lonely. (Thank you to my friend and PR pro Mary for that lead!)

And, I was simply honored in being featured on The Renaissance Woman and discussing my desire to inspire others to travel alone, not lonely.

Off topic, I wrote my first article for the Florida Buzz Report called “Glades, Gators and Good Eats.” check it out!

As I’ve written about over and over, I don’t necessarily travel solo because I enjoy it, although I do enjoy it. I primarily travel solo because I usually don’t have that reliable sidekick to join me. There were too many times when I have waited around for others to make plans, only for them to either evaporate or fall through, leaving me with nothing to do.

Carpe diem! Seize the day because life is too short. It’s cool to travel solo and don’t let fears prevent you from doing what you want to do.

Do you travel solo? Or, are you waiting to take your first trip? Where in the world do you want to go?

Photo: Selfie while participating in Hooked on SUP’s SUP and Snorkel trip, Englewood, Fla., Sept. 2015

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Jenn

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.

Temple of Serapis located on the coast of Gulf of Pozzuoli. Image credit: Joseph Walker.
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