Show Notes: Ep #43 Solo Traveler with Kristin Addis
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About This Episode
Are you planning your first trip alone? Are you unsure where to start or worried about safety? Kristin Addis joins KYD to explore solo traveling and shares how she took the leap from her 9-5 to sustaining full-time travel blogging and adventure.
What started out as a passion project has evolved into a top rated blog and a book called Conquering Mountains. Kristin was encouraged from a perfect stranger to pursue her travel dreams and now she’s ready to encourage you!
About Kristin Addis
I was the kid who used to play Civilization and the Amazon Trail video games. I was the one who spent hours searching the weather and capital cities of far-off places around the world, just to imagine how it would feel to be there. I used to write imaginative stories and paint all the time. I was a dreamer.
Somewhere along the way, however, I started to doubt my passions and instead went for a stable career. I worked as an investment banker for four years in Newport Beach, which burned me out and pushed me to make a change. So… (continue reading Kristin’s website)
Check out Kristin’s Book!
Click here to buy Conquering Mountains on Nomadic Matt’s website.
After years of solo traveling, writing a widely read solo female travel blog (named one of the Top 10 Vagabonding Blogs by USA Today), and serving as an expert on solo female travel for the likes of the BBC, Trip Advisor for Business, Wise Bread, BuzzFeed, Huffington Post, and many others, I’ve put together the ultimate comprehensive guide for women considering a new life of travel.
When the planning process is broken down into manageable pieces, it becomes much simpler and even exciting.
Most of all, I want to reassure you that it is going to be OK. Let go of your fears, stop holding back, and become one of the increasing number of women who decide to live their own adventure.