Even before Nellie Bly set off on her record-breaking trip around the world in 1889, women have travelled by themselves. There will be people who’ll tell you it’s not safe to travel alone as a woman. It’s true that solo female travel comes with its own set of challenges, but it also comes with its own adventures. So should you do it? Of course you should! If you need a bit of inspiration and peace of mind, here are some tips and lessons from women who travelled the world.