Couple of years ago I spent almost half a year in southeastern Cameroon volunteering as an English teacher in various kindergartens and primary schools. In my case, it was the most life changing experience. In a school of life, volunteering is a workshop worth to sign up for. I could dwell on how much I have learned for ages. Here, I list five important lessons I have received.
When the thrill of adventure calls, you answer. But what if one day you have the urge to take off all by yourself? Some people (especially your family and friends) might consider this idea a bit risky, and truth be told, there is reason to be vigilant. Although men and women have equal rights in Western Europe and America, you cannot deny the fact that travelling alone is not as equally safe for us, women, as it is for them, men. There are parts of the world which are regarded by many as not-so-safe travel destinations for solo women tourists. If you are interested to know if your travel destination is on that list, you can check here. Just remember, whatever your plan, safety comes first. Having said that, let’s have a look at some ideas we came up with for our female readers, in hope of helping you stay safe.