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#NGTRadar: Travel Lately

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My work and my wanderlust have led me to travel alone more often than not, and I’ve grown to embrace it, and even crave it. When I’m alone, extraordinary things happen on ordinary days all the time.

#NGTRadar: Travel Lately

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The Radar: The top travel news, stories, trends, and ideas from across the web. Got Radar? Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTravel and tag your favorite travel stories with #NGTRadar. Check back on the blog each Wednesday for our Travel Lately roundup.

We’ve all heard about women who have gone missing or have been found dead while traveling alone. While these stories are unsettling and often tragic, I refuse to let them stop me from doing what I love.

The Radar: The top travel news, stories, trends, and ideas from across the web. Got Radar? Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTraveler and tag your favorite travel stories from the Web #ngtradar. Check back on the blog for our roundups.

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The Radar: The top travel news, stories, trends, and ideas from across the Web. Got Radar? Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTraveler and tag your favorite travel stories from the Web #ngtradar. Check back on the blog for our roundups. Photo: Luis Matamoros/My Shot

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The Radar: Top travel news, stories, trends, and ideas from across the Web. Got Radar? Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTraveler and tag your favorite travel stories from the Web #ngtradar. Check back the next day for our daily roundup.

Today in the New York Times there’s an interview between me and Seth Kugel, the NYT Frugal Traveler. (Full disclosure: I was the NYT Frugal Traveler, from 1998 to 2004). The topic? That perennial one: Is it harder to travel when you’re a woman? Regular readers of my Real Travel column might have noticed that…

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The Radar: Top travel news, stories, trends, and ideas from across the web. Got Radar? Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTraveler and tag your favorite travel stories from the web #ngtradar. Check back the next day for our daily roundup.

Janice Holly Booth is the author of Only Pack What You Can Carry: My Path to Inner Strength, Confidence and True Self Knowledge, a new book published by National Geographic about her deepening sense of personal understanding and appreciation of the travel experience through adventures she took by herself, for herself. She stresses that everyone should learn to overcome unhealthy fear and do things that make us feel uncomfortable, so that we can learn and grow.

Go retro with a vintage travel experience. Lonely Planet recounts travel trends by the decade, then tells you how to replicate those trends in today’s world. [Lonely Planet]

Traveling solo can be a great adventure, but what if you get lonely on the road? Here are seven tips to combat loneliness when traveling alone. [Travel Bite]

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The majority of visitors to Grand Canyon National Park enter via the South Rim, but the North Rim can provide an equally rewarding park experience. North or South? Here’s a break down of the pros and cons of both rims to help you decide. [Kaleidoscopic Wandering] Want to travel solo but not sure if you…