Month: January 2021

50 Quotes By Women About Solo Travel and Bravery

When we’re busy with the tasks of our day-to-day life, it can be hard taking the time to reflect. Being a solo female traveler makes it that much harder—looking for the next big adventure doesn’t exactly lend the opportunity for moments of stillness. But inevitably we all get to a point where we could use the words of strong, inspirational women to tackle our next challenge.

Below are 50 quotes said by women about bravery, adventure, travel, and growth. I hope these women give you inspiration if you need it, and help you find encouragement wherever you are:

On Bravery

“Step out of the history that is holding you back. Step into the new story you are willing to create.” —Oprah Winfrey

“What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” —Jane Goodall

“You are the one that possesses the

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The Best Airbnbs in Tulum, Mexico

If you’ve been dreaming of the jungly, artsy, wonderful vibe of Tulum, we’ve got you covered for the best places to stay while you’re there.

With every type of traveler in mind from budget, to solo, to couples and groups, these are 18 of the best Airbnbs in Tulum, Mexico:

The best Airbnbs for Budget Travelers

Affordable dorms that still offer comfort and convenience:

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Where to Travel in the USA in February

February might be the optimal time of year to hibernate at home for some, and for the rest of us, that means smaller crowds, snowy adventures, and/or warm escapes.

There are plenty of destinations that are ideal for wintertime travel in case you decide to explore, and we’ve got the best for February right here for you. Who knows, some of these destinations might be right on your doorstep!

1. Big Sky, Montana

Big Sky is a destination fit for skiers of all levels, boasting more than 5,800 acres of skiable terrain and 85 miles of trails. While skiing is the main attraction, there’s plenty of variety including ice skating, hiking and sightseeing around the 4 mountains in the area.

You can even make Big Sky a stop on your winter road trip to Yellowstone as the park is just an hour away!

2. Lake Tahoe

If you are

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10 of the Best Solo Road Trips in the USA

With everything going on in the world right now, a solo road trip has never sounded so appealing. Being out on the open road solo is liberating –adhering to your own schedule, moving at your own pace, and packing your OWN road snacks.

What’s not to love? So pack a bag, turn off those email notifications, and hit the road BMTM style! Here’s our list of the best road trips for solo travelers:

10. Pacific Coast Highway, California

camping in big sur
Camping along Pacific Coast Highway in Big Sur at Ventana Campground is just one of the many ways to enjoy this breathtaking trip!

It’s no secret that California is a road trip heaven all year round with its amazing Pacific Ocean views and wide expanses of open road waiting to be traversed. Take your pick from beginning as far south as the Mexico border or as far north as the Oregon border

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9 Essential things to Know about the Golden Canyon in Death Valley

The Golden Canyon in Death Valley National Park is probably the most famous hike in the park, and for good reason.

As you hike along these gorgeous badlands, layers of color begin to unfold that change dramatically throughout the day’s different lighting conditions. It’s one of the most unique hikes I’ve ever done and having hiked it twice, I’ve got lots of tips to share with you on how to have an amazing Golden Canyon hike:

1. When to Hike the Golden Canyon

red cathedral golden canyon

Death Valley National Park is not a summertime destination, at least in my opinion. The hottest temperature ever recorded was in Death Valley at 134°F, or 56.7°C.

I’ve only ever hiked it in January and December, and even then it felt warm.

Each time I’ve started with several layers and shed all but the base throughout the day as it went from sunrise to midday, so

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6 Hacks for Staying Warm in Cold Weather

This sponsored post features products from Stanley, with genuine reviews after testing each product:

When the winter chill comes this California girl gets excited. It feels like after a lifetime of living without snow, I’ve got lost time to make up for.

I used to think winter would be so painfully cold, but even up until -30, I’ve learned that it’s more down to outfit choices and having the right gear with you to keep you (and your food and drinks!) warm. Here are the hacks I’ve learned from Tahoe to the arctic:

Bring Hot Food and Beverages

keep warm outside in winter

Few things are more satisfying than a warm sip of coffee or soup when out in a winter wonderland. Plus, if it’s really cold enough out, your water could freeze if it’s not insulated enough.

How much insulation is enough insulation? Well friends, I tested a bunch of options from Stanley, both

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