Solo Female Travel: See the World Safely, Cheaply, Epically
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Solo Female Travel: See the World Safely, Cheaply, Epically

The ultimate A-Z guide for women who want to safely and affordably travel the world solo while creating epic memories.
4.4 (25 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
162 students enrolled
Created by Lotoya Jackson
Last updated 11/2019
Price: $19.99
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 9 articles
  • 3 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Help you overcome your fear of travelling alone (or just gain more confidence) by giving you all the tools you need to take the trip of your dreams
  • Important and useful steps to take before leaving home on your first solo adventure, including how to choose the right destinations, and protect your health
  • Various options for accommodations, from budget to luxury, and how to stay safe and comfortable
  • Effective safety strategies, including methods to avoid being an easy target, protecting your valuables and avoiding scams
  • Strategies to meet new people and make lifelong friends and potential travel partners
  • Money saving advice so that you can travel longer or more frequently without breaking the bank
  • A curiosity about travelling the world solo

The thought of travelling the world on your own can initially be scary and overwhelming. I’ve been there.

But now, after travelling to 37 countries on 5 continents, mostly solo, I can tell you it is very possible! In this course, I share practical strategies, techniques, and tips based on my real-world experiences, that you can use to begin your own solo travel journey today.

There are women exploring this beautiful globe on their own every single day, and in this course, I am going to take you from dreaming about solo travel to confidently becoming one of the increasing number of women out there creating their own adventures.

If you are a woman thinking of taking your first solo trip, but you don’t know where to start, this course is for you!


  • How to prepare for your first trip including assessing and choosing the right destination, essential health topics, assuring your loved ones and packing

  • Choosing the right accommodations, from hostels to hotels and Airbnbs

  • Safety guidelines to keep you and your belongings safe, and how to avoid scams

  • How to meet people, find free - or nearly free - tours, and enjoy nightlife

  • Ways to plan and manage your money and save on flights, accommodations, transportation, and food


  • Lean Packing List

  • My Favourite Hostels Around The World

  • Travel Budget Worksheet


"I never considered travelling alone until I took this course. She made it seem possible as a female and her experiences looked so exhilarating it inspired me to take a spontaneous solo trip last month! I even stayed at a hostel like she recommended which by far was one of the most incredible experiences of my life. Thank you Lotoya!" - Natasha

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Who this course is for:
  • Women who want to learn practical tips, techniques and strategies for travelling the world solo
Course content
Expand all 32 lectures 01:19:56
+ Introduction
3 lectures 09:35

An introduction to the course and Lotoya.

Preview 02:04

Debunks some of the most common misconceptions about solo female travel related to danger, loneliness, age, and personality.

Preview 03:02

Discusses my first solo trip to Japan and the steps I (inadvertently) took beforehand that built my confidence.

My First Solo Trip
+ Getting Started
9 lectures 19:58
Getting Started: Introduction

To choose the perfect destination for your first trip, you'll need to define what kind of trip you want to take and how you want to spend your days. I discuss how to do this.

Define Your Trip and Time

Women can travel virtually anywhere in the world but as a starting point, I share the top destinations where I felt the most comfortable and welcomed as a solo traveller.

My Favourite Destinations For Solo Travel

A walkthrough of my step-by-step process to assess if a destination is a good fit for the type of trip you want to take.

Preview 02:51

Covers some basic health topics you'll want to figure out before your trip, including sexual health, vaccines, periods, travel insurance and more.


Your family and friends may be surprised and even concerned about you travelling solo. I share techniques you can use to help get them comfortable with the idea.

Assure Your Loved Ones

Discusses packing efficiently for your trip including the benefits of carry-on only travel and dressing for cultural norms.

Smart Packing

A packing demonstration where I show you how I packed everything I needed for a 5 week trip around Southern Africa, including a sleeping bag and 5 pairs of shoes, into a carry-on luggage and small backpack.

Preview 03:40
Activity: Reflect and Assess
+ Accommodations
5 lectures 19:40
Accommodations: Introduction

Describes the benefits of staying at a hostel, and tips for easing into the hostel life.


A tour of a hostel that I stayed at in Cancun that highlights its rooms, common areas, amenities, tours and more.

Hostel Tour: Cancun, Mexico (bonus)

Provides safety tips for selecting and staying alone at a hotel.


A walkthrough of the process and criteria I use to select airbnbs around the world.

+ Meeting People
4 lectures 06:25
Meeting People: Introduction

There are networks that you can join to connect with people around the world. I share some of those with you.

Plug Into Travel Networks

Travelling alone doesn't have to mean being alone all the time. I provide tips to enhance social interactions with others when travelling.

Approach and Be Approachable

Describes various kinds of tours including affordable - and even free! - tours you can find in almost every city.

Tours Don't Have To Suck
+ Safety
5 lectures 13:50
Safety: Introduction

Provides fundamental safety guidelines that will protect you and your belongings when exploring a new destination.

"Common Sense" Safety Guidelines

List of top scams from around the world that you should know in order to avoid being a victim to one of them.

Scams: Top Ones to Avoid

Describes strategies for staying safe while taking local transportation, including overnight travel.


You don't have to miss the nightlife because you're travelling solo. I discuss how to get out and enjoy yourself after the sun goes down.

A Night Out
+ Money Matters
4 lectures 09:35
Money Matters: Introduction

Covers everything you need to know to create and execute a realistic budget for your trip.

Create a Travel Budget

Lists some of the best websites and apps that help you save money on flights, accommodations, food, communication, and transportation.

Websites and Apps to Save

Discusses how to conveniently access your cash anywhere in the world including tips for saving and even eliminating fees.

Accessing Your Cash
+ Conclusion
2 lectures 00:52

Wrap up of the course!

Course Wrap Up