Author page: Kate Downes

Travel Goals for South America

How do you choose your travel goals for an entire continent? There is so much variety in the sights and cultures found throughout South America, with its forests, deserts, rivers and cosmopolitan cities.

This is by no means a exhaustive list. But if you’ve ever considered traveling to South America and have no idea where to start, you might be able to find something here to intrigue you. Of course, we would love it if you chose one of Brave Women Travel’s trips for women to some of these locations. But first and foremost, you should be looking for something to excite and inspire you.

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Adventure Travel Preparation

Sometimes, adventure can require an extra level of effort. How do we manage that while still making it fun?

For many of us, the ideal holiday will involve a lot of lounging around, sipping cocktails and getting massages. And there is absolutely nothing wrong with that. However, we are all about adventure travel for women. And adventure can be a little difficult to come by at the side of a pool. Just saying.

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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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