Tausha Cowan

Via- The Globe Getter

I recently returned from 10 days of traveling in Chile and Argentina,
part of that time with a friend and the rest by myself. In fact, the
three days I spent in Buenos Aires were completely solo dolo. I
would be lying if I said I hadn’t been nervous before going to Buenos
Aires. Quite frankly, I had heard mixed reviews from mostly people of
color, and I wasn’t sure what to expect as a black woman traveling there
by myself. Fortunately, I can say my overall experience in Buenos
Aires was fantastic. Did I see anyone who looked like me? Not gonna
lie, I didn’t. But I met some great people, experienced one of the
city’s closed door restaurants, ate more red meat than I have in the
past decade, drank some fantastic Argentine wine, walked for miles,
toured the main hot spots and enjoyed a city that was experiencing
perfect spring weather.

All that said, I was still a solo female
traveler in a new, foreign city, so I took some precautions. Here are 10
dos and don’ts for solo female travelers:

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