Welcome to Thrive and Wander!
I’m Magdalena, solo female traveler and the face behind Thrive and Wander. After conquering health obstacles that held me back for years, I embarked on a remarkable solo journey across continents. With my firsthand knowledge and expertise, I’m here to empower you to embark on your own epic adventures, uncover hidden gems, and truly thrive while wandering the globe.
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My mission is to inspire women to thrive and wander with confidence
There are many resources available for female solo travelers to find affordable flights, accommodations, and other travel essentials. Here are some of the best resources to help you save money on your next adventure!
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Venice Italy – the most essential travel tips
25 best destinations to travel in 2023
Best things to do in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
A Guide to the Best Tulip Fields in the Netherlands
Lavender fields – the best time to visit Provence
How WayAway Can Save You Hundreds on Flights: The Ultimate Cheap Flight Hack
Hi, I’m Magdalena
I am a travel enthusiast who defied the odds and broke free from the chains of illness to pursue my dreams. Through my experiences battling Crohn’s illness and finding my path to recovery, I discovered the transformative power of solo travel. Join me on Thrive and Wander as I share practical tips, captivating stories, and invaluable insights to help you navigate the world fearlessly, just as I have!
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Empowering Women Through Solo Travel
I’ve witnessed it time and time again – the power of solo travel to liberate and empower women. As they set out on their own, leaving behind the expectations and limitations imposed upon them by society, they discover a newfound sense of freedom and possibility. Through solo travel, women have forged their own paths, explored their own passions, and tapped into an inner strength they never knew existed. I firmly believe that every woman has the potential to thrive, and that solo travel is one of the most effective ways to unlock that potential.
That’s why I poured my heart and soul into creating an ebook, “How to Travel Cheaper, Smarter, and Safer,” to help women overcome the obstacles that may be holding them back from embarking on their own solo adventure. Inside its pages, you’ll find practical advice on how to travel on a budget, stay safe while on the road, and make the most out of your solo travel experience.