Anyone who knows me knows that February is my birthday month. Mostly because the day Christmas ends, I start counting down the days until February 25th. Being the birthday-obsessed human I am, I couldn’t possible choose a February wanderlust destination without my birthday swaying the decision. Which is why I chose a destination that has been on my birthday bucket list for years: New Orleans. Why my longing to travel to New Orleans in February? Guess you’ll just have to keep reading…
Well, I'm back in America. It wasn't the plan, but I'll write about that more in the next blog. When has life ever followed a plan, anyway? And to be honest, I'm not even that upset about it. After a year in Edinburgh, the California sunshine is much appreciated, as is the chance to take a break from paying rent for a few months.
When it comes to solo travel, destination makes a big difference. I hate to admit it. I like to believe that with the right attitude, anything can be an adventure. But as a solo traveler, destination is important. Some places just aren't safe for a solo female traveler, and some places honestly just aren't that interesting when traveling alone. That's why, in my preparation of all the travel I hope to do when I return to America, I've put together a list of the top five U.S. cities for solo travelers.
Budget is a huge factor in my travel plans. I'm always searching for ways to save, whether it's on flights, food, or accommodations. As I prepare to move back to New York City, I've been considering how to keep traveling even as my budget becomes tighter than ever. That's why I've been researching the cheapest cities to visit in America. Here are five of the cheapest and most interesting options I've found.