Melissa is our Solo Female Travel Expert. She traded the mundane 9-to-5 for a life of adventure and fun on the road. Whether it's drunkenly falling off bicycles in Sweden or scuba diving with sharks in Western Australia, she's got the desire to do and see it all. When she’s not too busy throwing herself off bridges or making friends from all over the world, she writes about her experiences as a solo female traveler at The Mellyboo Project.
She also describes herself as a professional world-traveler, wannabe filmmaker, avid social-networker. We think she's pretty rad!
To the newbie traveler, solo-travel can be an intimidating thought. There’s a lot that you can spend countless hours up at night worrying about. But ultimately you have to take that leap and have a little faith that the goodness of the world will swoop you up before you fall. Faith, however, only gets you(…)
“So…what are your plans for the next year?” “I want to travel. I was thinking of traveling over to Europe for three weeks in September and October… and then I was thinking of finally doing a working holiday for a year in Australia.” “By YOURSELF?!” “Sure why not?” “Well… I’d feel a little bit more(…)