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Solo Travel in Alaska: Ultimate Packing Guide and Best Excursions

Unveiling the Adventure of a Lifetime Solo travel is an empowering and enriching experience. Among the top destinations that offer unparalleled beauty and adventure is Alaska. In this blog post, we’ll dive into my solo cruising journey to Alaska—a dream come true despite countless hurdles. From preparation tips to essential packing lists and breathtaking excursions, […]

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How I eased into solo overseas travel The first time I ever went to Europe, was by myself. I always wanted to visit Italy, but I wasn’t sure if it would ever happen. In 2015, I realized I could fulfill my dream, if I decided to go alone. Considering I have never been to Europe […]

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When people hear that you are traveling solo, it usually translates to “I am traveling alone.” When I first started traveling solo, I can remember being seated to a guy (around the same age as me) on my flight, who was also a solo traveler. The entire flight we chatted and he told me about […]

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I would like to preface this post with… I am not affiliated with Norwegian Cruise Line in any way. I am loyal customer and I truly and honestly appreciate them as a company. Technically Norwegian Cruise Line was my first “real” solo vacation. In 2013, I decided to go to Bermuda from New York, on […]

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I live for a good time, thrive off live music, and love a good afternoon sunshine-in-your-face nap.

Hi, my name is Alessia, and I live on Long Island, NY. I am a solo traveler, baker, artist, gardener, and all-around good-time-haver. Most importantly, I believe anyone, especially women, can do anything they set their minds to

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