Category Archives: Stories

Celebrating the first anniversary of Her Bags Were Packed - Blogiversary

Happy Blog-iversary!

I can’t believe it but last week was the one year anniversary for Her Bags Were Packed so I thought we’d celebrate this week by looking back at the 5 most popular posts from this year. But before we get to that, I want to highlight some of the accomplishments of this last year. Since

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Solo Travel Stories - Her Bags Were Packed

Finding The Courage To Fully Live

At Her Bags Were Packed, we’re not just about travel; we’re about helping women overcome and release emotional baggage to live, love, and travel lighter. This week, I’m excited to have Jamie share the story of her first real, big adventure, and how it helped her overcome her anxiety and low self esteem.  If you’re interested

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We Are Never Safe

I’m walking through the Milano train station trying to find the ticket agent. Everything is normal. I have a plan, and everything is going according to that plan. I look around and see people going about their business — professionals, families, backpackers… I am aware of my surroundings, and nothing is out of the ordinary.

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