Losing the fear of being a woman: 8 tips for solo women travelers in India

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8 tips for solo women travelers in India This post is dedicated to my July-25th-2013-me and to all the women who forgot to put inside their backpack their fears, so they could travel lighter, far away, as far as they wanted to go. “Boluda, you don’t know how it is! It drives you crazy ...It's a mess, it’s a mess! Good we didn’t go there as backpackers, because I swear we would be dead. I tell you one thing: the woman who makes India on a backpack deserves my whole admiration.” A Read more [...]

It’s cool to sleep on a stranger’s couch

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(7 myths about Couchsurfing and other hospitality social networks).  “Never talk to strangers,” my mom used to tell me back in the 80s, not knowing that one day, 25 years later, her daughter would find cool to sleep on a stranger’s couch in a foreign country. Formerly, such an audacious idea (if not stupid) could be considered only as a result of a night in which everything that could go wrong, actually, went wrong. What the fuck would I have in my mind to do something like that, a quarter Read more [...]

How the hell do you to travel so much? (II and final part)

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So let’s continue with the future bestseller (hopefully!): "The Seven Habits of the Highly traveled backpacker " or, more realistically, the answer to the question: How the hell do you to travel so much? Check Part I for points 1 and 2. The ones who already have been initiated, without any further introduction, jump with me to point 3. Follow me, backpackers! 3. I descend my quality standards Just as each person chooses how he/she wants to invest his/her money and what kind of reality Read more [...]

How the hell do you travel so much? (Part I)

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"Che (because this guy is Argentinean), could it be that Andre is a millionaire and she has never told us? Have you ever been in her house? Do you know where she lives? Maybe she has a lot of money and we have never known about it ...” That's one of my friends, theorizing with my best friend about the eternal question that, I know, goes around many people’s mind when they meet me: how the hell does she travel so much? I know. This is a question that people always ask me and, if they don't Read more [...]