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Welcome from Girl with the Passport



Hey Guys!


My name is Kelly and I am the QUIRKY (you’ve been warmed) solo traveler behind Girl with the Passport. In 2017 I got tired of my boring 9-5 job and thought, “Geez, there’s got to be more to life than living for the weekend”. Am I right?


So here I am, living my dreams and hoping to inspire you to do the same. Now was it easy? No. Has there been a ton of chaos along the way? Yup! Would I Change a Thing? Never! Is it impossible? Absolutely not!


Trust me, I am just a regular, New York City girl, trying to travel the world one day at a time. And trust me, if I can do it, then you can do it too.


On my blog, you’ll find hopefully hilarious. practical, down-to-earth tips for solo female travelers on any budget. I want to help you discover Europe, New York City, and beyond, without making all the same disastrous travel mistakes that I have.


I love to travel beyond the typical and often find myself in unique and totally weird places, meeting insanely interesting people. I want to inform you but also make you crack up and all the insane situations that I find myself in.


Because you know what? Part of travel is learning to have fun even though you are making a ton of mistakes along the way!


So if you find me mildly interesting, then feel free to anonymously stalk me on social media! I don’t mind!




 I’m in love with cities I’ve never been to and people I’ve never met. – John Green.

2 Days in Florence Itinerary

Only have 2 days in Florence? Perfect because we have a fun and exciting Florence itinerary for you. Filled with all of the Florence top attractions, like Florence Cathedral, Uffizi Gallery, and Ponte Vecchio, this itinerary will help you quickly and easily explore all that Florence has to offer.

8 of the Best Places to Shop in NYC on a Budget

Check out this local’s guide to 8 of the best places to shop in NYC on a budget. Because even if you’re broke like a joke, you still deserve to look and feel good in the clothes that you wear.

25 Must Have Travel Items that I Cannot Live Without

A list of 25, must have travel items that this travel expert loves and uses every single day. So if you have no idea what to get the traveler in your life, or if the people in your life have no idea what to get you, then this is the travel gift list for you.

What to See in Santorini Greece to Make Your Trip Extra Special!

Not sure what to see in Santorini Greece when you visit? Then check out this guide to 11 of the most mesmerizingly beautiful attractions in Santorini. Between the Oia sunsets, the Santorini salads, and the hike from Fera to Oia, you definitely won’t run out of things to do in Santorini.

10 of the Coolest Themed Restaurants in NYC (and Bars)

Check out this local’s guide to the best themed restaurants in NYC. Whether you’re planning a weekend or week-long New York City itinerary, here is a list of unique restaurants and bars that you absolutely must try. Anything from NYC diners to Instagram gems to top NYC bars to high-end restaurants!

Iceland Solo Travel: Planning the Perfect Solo Trip to Iceland

Iceland solo travel can be challenging since Iceland is known to be expensive and difficult to navigate. But between the majestic landscapes, the fantastic hiking trails, the amazing wildlife, and the refreshing hot springs, there are plenty of things tor solo travelers to do in Iceland.

13 Awesomely Unusual Things to do in Edinburgh

Get off the beaten path and discover 13 totally unusual things to do in Edinburgh, Scotland. From Maison de Moggy cat cafe to Surgeon’sHall Museum to Dean’s Village, Edinburgh has so much to offer beyond the Royal Mile and the typical list of top things to do in Edinburgh.

Backpacking Edinburgh: An Edinburgh Backpackers Guide to Saving Money in Scotland.

Backpacking Edinburgh, Scotland but not sure how to save money on Edinburgh travel? Then read some of these secret tips on finding budget Edinburgh accommodations and restaurants to enjoy. You’ll also see an exciting list of Edinburgh top attractions that are totally free and super fun.

Solo Female Travel Destinations: 25 of the Best Cities to Travel Alone

Expert female travel bloggers reveal their picks for the 25 best solo female travel destinations in the world. These cities are not only fun but safe cities for solo female travelers. So check it out and see if your favorite city made the list.

23 Fantastic Things to see in Lisbon

Looking for fun, unique, and exciting things to see in Lisbon? Then check out this post, which is filled with 23 amazing things to do in Lisbon. With this list, you can plan the perfect Lisbon itinerary and even explore some of the more unusual things to do in Lisbon and find some of the best food in Lisbon.

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