Alex is an explorer in the old-fashioned sense of the word, and first and foremost a writer. She has worked as a freelance writer for years and has been published in publications such as the Huffington Post, Elite Daily, the Price of Travel, Pink Pangea, and many others. She was also formerly the Generation-Y blogger at Wanderlust and Lipstick and is currently USA Today’s 10Best Local Expert on Florence, Italy.

Tips for Solo Travel

The first time I booked a trip abroad by myself, I felt a number of emotions. I was thrilled to experience a new adventure, terrified something would go wrong, and overwhelmed by the possibilities of traveling solo. The desire to set off on your own is exciting, but you also might have a number of fears and concerns.