Cathryn Westra

Is Solo Travel Safe for Women?

Yes, it can be safe to travel as a woman -- even alone, but you can’t be naïve about it. If you want to be safe, there are four major things to consider before going anywhere: 1. Where are you traveling, and what do you know about the place? 2. What are you doing there? 3. Do you attract attention / do you stick out? 4. Can you get help from authorities if you need it?...

Cathryn Westra

Cathryn Westra recently spent 6 months farming, freelancing and practicing yoga in Ireland, France and India. Before hopping on a plane she worked in media and communications for Davidson College. Now she lives in North Carolina doing freelance writing and visual arts on the topics of science, spirituality and art at large - three soulful topics which she sees as interchangeable.