Solo Female Travel

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Feb 10 2020 32 mins   1

In many western societies, there are a lot of things that are sometimes thought of as strange when they are done by yourself. Going out to a restaurant, seeing a movie, and taking a trip all fit that bill. For women, there is sometimes a stigma around traveling alone in particular. There are a huge number of barriers to solo female travel, from societal norms to safety concerns to cultures that don’t quite approve of women doing things alone. My guest today is Dr. Keri Schwab. Keri is a professor at Cal Poly San Louis Obispo. Keri has recently conducted a series of studies about solo female travelers on social media networks, and she has found that although many more women