Hi I’m Julie, an award winning travel blogger and founder of this site. I love to travel the world on my own and inspire othe solo female travellers. Have you ever wanted to travel alone?
On this website you’ll find:
- Information that will make your solo travels easier
- Inspiration for solo travel
- Great destinations for solo female travellers
- Tips for travelling as an older woman
- Ideas for your next adventure
Why solo travel?
Solo travel as a not so young woman can be quite the experience. If I could have a dollar for every time someone has told me I was brave I would be a wealthy woman. I have always had the yearning to travel. When I was young my greatest desire was to don a backpack and take off to see the world.
My family came a little earlier than expected and I found myself with 2 wonderful children by the age of 23 (not that I minded), – my travel plans were put on hold. So as soon as my family was grown and I found myself single again, that old desire returned and off into the world I went.
A Not So Young Woman Abroad has been born of my experiences as a solo traveller who has no desire to “do” any country much less be confined on my travels. It has grown into a community of amazing women from all around the world.
A Not So Young Woman Abroad was inspired by my own experiences trying to find information for older solo female travellers go it alone. Travelling alone in the world I have had the most amazing adventures. I’ve found lots of off the beaten track places to go and have met some wonderful people along the way.
I consider myself lucky to call Melbourne Australia home and when not travelling am often found photographing and exploring my wonderful surrounds.
Things about me:
1. I drink too much coffee
2. I’m the grandmother to the most beautiful boy in the world
3. I follow world news
4. I enjoy catching up with my family and friends
5. When I’m travelling I leave my very old man at home.
Where am I off to next? France and Spain