Why Every Woman Should Travel Alone, and How

The decision to go off on my own was not deliberate. It was in January of 2009 when I was offered a rare opportunity: an internship at the European Parliament. The stint was six weeks and I was psyched. What an honor to be chosen to represent my country, the Philippines.

Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport
I made instant friends with another solo woman traveler from Brazil, who kindly took this photo in front of the storied Rijksmuseum.
At the Forbidden City, Beijing, China
My own point-and-shoot “art”

Former presidential speechwriter, still a musician; writes about urban gridlocks. Will work full time for the planet. Harvard Kennedy School ‘14 🇵🇭

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