When it came down to making the first selections for the new book club, I wanted to find books that would support the mission of Her Bags Were Packed — releasing emotional baggage through solo travel. This is why the books I have chosen fall into one of two categories: personal development or solo travel.
Category Archives: Solo Travel
Note: Some of the links included in this post are affiliate links. If you choose to purchase a suggested product, I may receive a small percentage. Holly Kirtley is a single 30-something living in Knoxville, Tennessee. While she’s been traveling internationally for many years, she just started traveling solo in 2018. I chatted with Holly
People often say to me, “I wish I could travel more, but… “I just don’t have the money…” “You’re fearless… I could never do that…” “Aren’t you worried about being lonely?” If you’re one of those people, please hear me when I say, “You are not alone.” After numerous solo trips, I have come face
Getting started with solo travel can be intimidating but that’s why I’ve created Her Bags Were Packed. I accidentally stumbled upon solo travel about 8 years ago and it completely changed my life. Not only did solo travel literally open up an entire world to me but it challenged me in ways that unveiled my