Last month, I introduced you all to Katrina McGhee in a special safety edition of Unpacking Solo Travel. For those of you who forget, or maybe missed it (click here to go read it), Katrina grew up in a family that didn’t prioritize travel. While she was always fascinated by the idea, it took her
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Get ready for another fascinating round of Unpacking Solo Travel. This week we’re talking with Toni Gonzalez. Toni is a police sergeant living in Tinton Falls, New Jersey. During our conversation, she explained how she got into traveling, how she overcame her fear of traveling alone after her divorce, and how she developed a deeper
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.
Last month I introduced a new interview series called “Unpacking Solo Travel” where I chat with women about their solo travel experiences. This month’s interview is with Jana Roe Osofsky. I did not know Jana before our conversation, but I was quickly blown away by her incredible story. Today Jana is a joyful newlywed living