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The Solo Traveler Guide to Standing Stones in Scotland

What are Standing Stones? Standing stones were erected over 10,000 years ago by the first settlers in Scotland. The meaning behind the standing stones has always puzzled historians and archaeologists and will always remain a mystery. Historians believe that many of these standing stone sites were used for religious or ceremonial purposes (Visit Scotland). This […]

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Discover the best solo travel destinations in the world with One Girl Travel and Revel! youtube Collaboration with revel If this is your first time hearing about Revel, let me introduce you! Revel is a YouTube channel that is the world’s best destination for adventurers & explorers, artists & romantics, and the curious & the […]

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When Travel is Not an Option…Read! Currently the world is fighting against the COVID-19 pandemic. We are told to stay in our homes, practice social distancing, and take all precautions against passing this virus around. Travel has been put on hold, and trips are being cancelled. It is a tough time, but we will get […]

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I have good news! Edinburgh dining is not all about haggis, tatties, and neeps (potatoes and turnips, for those who aren’t down with the Scottish lingo)! Edinburgh is home to some of the best eateries I have experienced during my travels, and I am so excited to share my list of top restaurants in Edinburgh […]

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I tend to book my big travel itineraries at the oddest times. My first time going to Europe… booked it at midnight while half asleep in bed. Paris… while driving (don’t worry, I pulled over first). My most recent trip to Scotland…my lunch hour. My upcoming trip to Paris… after opening my eyes from a […]

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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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