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Her name is Kate McCulley and she travels the world for a living. At age 26, she quit her job to travel the world alone. she spent six fantastic months in Southeast Asia and turned her travel blog into a full-tiher business. Today, she travels full-time, going anywhere that sounds wacky or beautiful or interesting. her goal is to show YOU how you can travel the world on your own -- easily, safely, and adventurously.

some recent helpful posts..
How I almost got banned from Vietnam
Vietnam is one of the few countries in Southeast Asia that requires a visa in advance - you can't get it at the border. So I ordered it from a travel agency in Vang Vieng. An agent traveled to the embassy in Vientiane and got my visa for $50. When I got my passport back, I was met with a shock: The visa start date was correct, but the end date was in 1900!
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Visiting the White House during Christmas
I recently had the opportunity to do something that I hadn't even thought about before - visiting the White House during Christmas. I visited Washington, DC to take part in the White House's first ever Travel Blogger Summit, focusing on making study abroad accessible to more students. While the summit itself was an exciting, inspiring event (and stay tuned for more on what I learned and who I met!), one of the biggest highlights for me personally was getting to see the White House decked out for Christmas.
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Adventurous Kate gets naked in public
Getting naked in public is not the kind of thing I set out to do on a regular basis, but in Istanbul, I knew I had to experience a traditional hammam, or Turkish bath! These communal bathing facilities are an institution in Turkey. A traditional hammam includes a bath, a heavy-duty body scrub, and a soapy massage. There are additional services like oil massages and spa treatments, but most people just stick to the basic three services.
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Adventurous Kate gets shipwrecked in Indonesia
I survived a shipwreck. Saying that feels unreal - like it happened in a dream, or a really bad Lifetime movie. Seriously, did this actually happen to me?! But it did happen, and I survived. This is my story.
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The truth about solo female travel and safety
There's a sad story in the news that I've been wanting to discuss here. An American woman, Sarai Sierra, was found dead in Istanbul. She was traveling alone at the time. This story is indisputably tragic, especially since Sarai was a mother to two young children. Predictably, there was an outcry. Go onto any site covering this story
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Top 10 travel safety tips for women
Is it possible for a woman to travel the world and stay safe? Absolutely. Even if you steer clear of resorts. Even if you go to developing countries. Even if you don't speak the local language. Even if you're traveling alone.
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