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    3 Questions Solo Female Travelers Hate… And Why They’re Sexist

    It gets exhausting having to so often respond to the idea that I shouldn’t do things, or shouldn’t do them alone, simply because I am a woman. Sure, there are a few¬†things that really are too dangerous to do alone, but they are ...

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    Hippie Got a Liebster!

    Hippie Hits The Road got a Liebster (two, actually!) For those of you who don’t know what a Liebster is (I didn’t until recently), it is an award from one blogger to another. The person who nominates you asks you 11 questions, and ...

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  • Hey there everyone! Holy moly, I can’t believe it’s almost March already!!! When did that happen? I’m about at the 2 month mark until I get back on the road. My grandma is already getting sad about me leaving, but is pretty understanding most of the time… or at least she isn’t constantly begging me...

  • “This is my daughter Tara, fresh home from Athens, Greece,” boasted my mom. “Hi, nice to meet you,” I said, shaking the older gentleman’s hand. “Ohh, you’re the one who’s been traveling. We’ve heard about you. We can’t tell you how glad we all are you’re here. Where you can be safe.” I wasn’t really...

  • A couple of days ago, my boyfriend and I were on our way back home from Athens (we live in a village on an island called Salamina, about an hour away from downtown Athens with the motorbike), and just after getting off the ferry, it happened. My first actual motorbike crash. I’ve had some close...

  • So if you have followed my adventures at all, you know I love Greece and spend quite a bit of time here. What you maybe DIDN’T know, is that in my last three months living here, I have spoken hardly any English. I am living my life in another language. Last summer on my first...

  • If you missed Part One of my hitchhiking from Bucharest to Athens story, check it out here… Part Two Sofia To Thessaloniki Around 9 (meaning almost ten) in the morning, it was time for me to head out of Sofia towards Thessaloniki in northern Greece, a 300 km leg. After a great last night out...

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