Wanderlust 101: Must-Haves For Your 2016 Solo Travel

December 15, 2015  |  

There’s nothing more rewarding than being brave enough to travel alone. Leaving behind your boyfriend/husband, kids and friends to embark on a drama-free solo adventure. Solo travel allows you to learn more about yourself while taking the time to listen to your own inner thoughts. Yes, this may sound cliche but it’s true. Every woman should take a solo trip at least once. And if you’re playing to do so next year, we’ve got you covered with what to pack.  Every city requires you to pack differently, but this list includes all the things you shouldn’t forget, no matter where you are off too. Click continue to see 15 must-haves for every solo traveler.

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1. Heavy Duty Backpack

To fully enjoy your trip and explore all ends of the city you’re in, you’ll probably need to carry all your things with you.you can find heavy duty backpacks at Modells, Walmart, etc


2.Quality camera to capture every moment.

Oftentimes, your smartphone will suffice, but when buying a quality camera you’ll be less susceptible to distractions on your phone (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) and you’ll be more immersed in your trip.


3. Map of the area you’re in which can be found at any tourist site.

When you’re in a new city, it’s important to know the area.


4. Umbrella/Rain Gear

Stay prepared for any weather.

5. Journal

Bring a journal to record your thoughts and immediate emotions to your experiences.


6. Travel adapter

Research the country you are traveling to and don’t forget the respected adapter.



7. Passport holder/case

Keep your passport and all important documents organized and safely secured.


8.Toiletry bag

Keep your toiletries organized! hm.com, $6

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