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14 Best Destinations for First-Time Solo Female Travelers

Kate smiling on top of a green mountain, a brown llama on either side of her.

What makes a good destination for first-time solo female travelers? You want a destination that thrills you — but as a first-timer, you don’t want to bite off more than you can chew. My first solo trip ever was to Buenos Aires, Argentina when I was 23 — and while I was already an experienced …

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12+ Best Day Trips from Boston

The bright white Portland Head Lighthouse, standing on a rocky outcropping jutting into the bright blue ocean.

What are the best day trips from Boston? Have I got a post for you! Boston is a brilliantly situated city, surrounded by seaside towns, cool beaches, and natural wonders. Whether you’re staying in downtown Boston or out in the suburbs, whether you’re traveling with kids or on your own, there’s so much to see …

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What NOT to Do in Boston

A small suspension bridge over a pond in the Boston Public Garden, a swan boat with a wooden swan in the front and people sitting on red benches, floating down the pond.

What is the worst thing you could possibly do in Boston? Throw a one-woman “Dunkin’ Sucks and I Love the Yankees” parade? In January? In flip-flops? Wow, actually, that might be the most “what NOT to do in Boston” moment I can imagine. I grew up 20 minutes outside Boston, spent several years living in …

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