Category Archives: Travel Anxiety

Tips for anxious travelers.

Confession: I Have A Fear of Eating Alone in Public

fear of eating alone in public

Time for a confession, ya’ll. I have a tremendously big fear of eating alone in public. Yup, it’s true. I know it’s irrational. I know it’s silly. I know none of the restaurant’s fellow patrons really negatively judge me for enjoying a – gasp! – solo meal. I know the waiting staff probably serves solo diners on a […]

Fear of Flying Over Water: What Should I Do?

fear of flying over water

We all know a lot of people are scared of flying. It’s a remarkably common fear. I give a lot of tips for fearful flyers on this website in the hopes of helping. But, like any other phobia, a fear of flying has many different faucets and faces. It’s not fair to claim each person’s underlying […]

Your First International Flight: 7 Simple Rules to Follow

first flight international

Are you ready to embark on your first international flight and feel overwhelmed? No problem! You’re gonna be just fine. Tons of people travel on international flights, sometimes alone, without experiencing any crazy problems. It’s natural to feel nervous for your first multi-country adventure even if you’re a frequent domestic flyer. I mean, think about […]

Solo Travel and Iceland: Perfect for Anxious Explorers!

iceland solo travel

Do you wanna travel alone, but the mere thought of venturing out your front door makes you feel all wobbly inside? Awwww, I promise you’re not weird. In fact, your fears are very common! Lots of people want to travel solo yet don’t feel as if they’re capable of managing a trip on their own. It’s […]

Why I Blog About Travel and Mental Health

travel and mental health

This has been a shitty week. Sorry for swearing, but there’s no other way to convey my emotions here. It’s rough, and I’m still feeling overwhelmed by all the news. I know I’m not alone either, given the many beautiful reflections on my twitter and instagram feeds. As you all know, this week Kate Spade died in […]