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Arctic Exploration: Stories to Inspire

Let’s look at Arctic Exploration.

To wrap up our little series on the Arctic, I wanted to do something special. Part of the reason we love these Arctic destinations so much at BraveWomenTravel.com is that they are, almost by nature, an adventure. While the trips we offer are nothing like the crazy dangerous stunts pulled by those mentioned below, the draw to these places seems to be the same for all who travel there.

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Natural Wonders of the Arctic

Let’s talk natural wonders. Many of us who might be looking at the best travel destinations for single females will have many criteria to fulfill. You might want a luxurious experience, and adventurous experience, a chance to make friends, a chance to chill out. One thing that I think we all share when looking for the perfect destination is the nature of the area. What will we be able to see? What can we experience here that we could never have seen had we stayed at home?

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Reasons to Visit the Arctic

What does “the Arctic” bring to mind?

Cold? Ice? Polar bears?

For me, it represents a spirit of adventure. There are so many places in world that are more accessible than ever, and you can find adventure in any one of them. (I mean, with the right attitude you can find adventure in your back yard, but I digress.)

The Arctic, however, is something special.

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How to Pack Your Toiletries (So They Don’t Drive You Nuts)

Toiletries can be the bane of many a female traveler. There are an awful lot of toiletries that we find ourselves using – I sometimes forget just how many, until I try to pack them all into a bag. And, for those female adventurers out there, packing one small toiletry bag so that you can fit everything into a backpack or carry on can be an extremely important task. Who wants to be worried about whether they’ve brought the right toothpaste, or if their hair oil bottle has exploded in their bag, when they’re trying to have an amazing travel experience? (Hint: literally no-one.)

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Conversation Starters for Female Travelers

A conversation with an amazing stranger might be one of your travel dreams, but how do you get started? Just walk up to someone and shout HEY YOU LOOK COOL LET’S BE FRIENDS”…?

Well… I mean, you can, and if  someone actually responds to that then they’re likely to be the kind of person you want to be friends with. As well as being the kind of person who will probably invite you to go jetskiiing at some point. But what about those deep, meaningful friendships we dream of starting when we set off on our journeys?

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Happy Thoughts: the Benefits of Travel for Your Mind

It’s one thing to know that traveling is fun and enjoyable; it’s another to think about the positive changes it can have on our minds, thoughts and even our mental health. Whether it’s simply breaking you out of your usual routine or helping you to expand your mind, travel can have real, lasting effects on your mood and thoughts. It might even positively affect your personality, helping you to grow and develop in new and interesting ways.

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