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Some Tips to Find a Trustworthy Local Friend and Traveling Partner Through Couchsurfing When You’re a Woman Traveling Alone

Let’s face it, being a solo traveler when you have a vagina isn’t an easy job. There are some challenges we women face that men probably never have to experience, and when it comes to traveling alone… That’s a lot!

Couchsurfing is one of them. Well, if you use Couchsurfing as a woman who occasionally travels solo, I suppose you’d probably agree that you might have a love-and-hate relationship with the platform.

It’s not just once or twice that I read some thread on female solo travelers group on Facebook that complained about the platform. Some stories were quite troublesome. From some hosts that expected sex, to having to stay in-between 2 hosts who just broke up in a transition period.

So far, I often use Couchsurfing to make a connection with people in my travel. Be it to find a place to crash or simply just get a friend to talk to along the way. Thank God, I’ve never experienced any bad experience through the platform.

And in this post, I would like to share some tips in which I use to prevent any inconvenience that might happen from using Couchsurfing for women traveling solo.

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3 Days 2 Nights in Bario: Where to Stay and What to Do Around Kelabit Highlands in Sarawak

Needless to say, Bario was actually my serendipity when I planned out my trip in Borneo. Before I finally decided to go there, I knew nothing about Bario or Kelabit Highlands in general.

However, thank God that I accidentally found some pic on Instagram in the last minute of my trip planning. That basically led me to the decision to just book a flight to Bario from Miri.

Now that I’ve been to Bario, I could proudly say that I’ve been there and flown with Twin Otter as a passenger. So, what’s so special about Bario?

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10 Inspiring Women Travelers and Stories Behind Their Journey

Happy International Women’s Day!

As you may have probably noticed from my blog, I’m trying to infuse my girly touch on my blog. And I’d love to cover stories from other women just so I could show you that everyone has their own battle. Not just that, but also to show you their fighting spirits.

Honestly, now that I think about it… If you want to fight effectively, instead of telling yourself to man up, you should tell yourself to fight like a girl.

So, in celebrating the women’s day today, I decided to connect with some other fellow women travelers to get to know them. To find out what’s the story behind their journey. And I’m super excited to share this to you all, in the hope their stories could inspire you the way they do me.

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