Last updated on March 31st, 2023
10 inspirational quotes to help you take the first step
When it comes to inspirational quotes about solo travel, there’s no better place to look than JourneyWoman readers.
In these powerful quotes, gathered from JourneyWoman readers, we have the essence of a solo traveller: curious, profoundly adventurous, grateful, generous and above all, courageous. These inspiring quotes are from women with decades of solo travel experience. Women who have broken barriers, challenged the status quo and followed their hearts. Women who look you in the face and tell you it like it is, without artifice (but always with humour), that you need not follow the crowd. You can do it. You can be the woman you want to be.
We hope these inspiring quotes about solo travel help you take the first step! Find more inspiration on our Solo Travel Wisdom group here.
10 inspiring quotes about solo travel – from women who have been there
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1. “Listen to your heart and travel.” – Evelyn Hannon, JourneyWoman and Solo Traveller
JourneyWoman founder Evelyn Hannon was a constant source of inspiration for solo travelers everywhere. Read our Tribute to Evelyn here.
Read “Marion’s Indomitable Spirit”, where she shares her sources of inspiration, including her grandmother.
Jeanne participated in a recent Solo Travel Wisdom webinar, which you can watch here.
Karen is also the author of “Travel Mania: Stories of Wanderlust”, based on her solo travel experience. Read about her book here.
Read Joy’s memoir Healing After Heartbreak, about her solo trip to Italy in 1956.
After. multiple sclerosis diagnosis Jennier Haddow traded in her corporate job for one in adventure travel, becoming the CEO of Wild Women Expeditions. Read her story here.
A passionate traveller, Andrea is the Chief Marketing Officer at VaynerMedia, where she also supports travel-realted causes such as human trafficking and women’s empowerment Andrea participated in a recent Solo Travel Wisdom webinar with us, which you can watch here.
As the CEO of JourneyWoman, Carolyn seeks to inspire women to follow their intuion and take the first step toward living the life of their dreams. Read “Five Lessons Learned in Living in Mexico Durig the Pandemic.”
As CEO of Safe4Life, Lorna Selig has been teaching self-defense for nearly 17 years. Read her tips for women to defend themselves here.
10. “Explore the world. Broaden your horizons, meet new people, view beautiful nature, hike mountains, hills and trails, experience joy and happiness, learn new languages. In the meantime, read books, watch films, plan voyages and then go. Have fun.” – Pattie, JourneyWoman and Solo Traveller
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