Welcome to the Twenty-Something Traveler – the travel podcast dedicated entirely to the twenty-something in search of adventure!
This week, we take a more somber tone and examine the response behind the #Viajosola social media movement, which went viral after the deaths of two young Argentinian backpackers were made public. When some were saying women should not be traveling alone in the first place, the hashtag #Viajosola began as women tweeted out what solo travel means to them, and why it’s so essential.
Lori Goodsell was among the women who tweeted #Viajosola. She’ll be joining us today to talk about why she did it, and the tragedy at large.
Before that, I’m giving you my top five resources for solo female travelers, so that if you decide traveling alone is right for you, you can be as prepared as possible.
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