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.

Backpacking in Barcelona: Saving Money While Having Fun

Backpacking in Barcelona but worried about your Barcelona budget per day? Use this post to get secret budget Barcelona travel tips, to discover the best Barcelona backpackers hostel, and to learn about some of the best cheap eats in Barcelona.

Free Self Guided Walking Tours Paris: Fall in Love with Paris Again!

Looking for some fantastic and totally free self guided walking tours Paris? Then look no further! This post details one of the finest walking tours in Paris. Not only will you explore some of Paris’ top attractions, but you’ll find some Paris hidden gems too.

Solo Travel Madrid: 10 Stunning Madrid Icons to Explore

Check out these 10 attractions and experiences that you need to add to your Madrid, Spain bucket list right now.

Christmas Markets in New York City

Everyone thinks of Europe, but the Christmas Markets in New York City are the perfect place to spend a holiday break in New York City! So read this local’s guide to 10 of the most enchanting Christmas Markets in New York City. Find out where to shop in New York City, and which are the best Christmas Markets in NYC.

An Amsterdam Food Tour of 10 Amazing Amsterdam Desserts!

Calling all Amsterdam foodies! This is the ultimate dessert bucket list for foodies in Amsterdam! 10 amazing Amsterdam desserts that you need to add to your Amsterdam itinerary right now! From ice cream to waffles, to cookies, and cakes, this dessert list has it all.

Copenhagen Solo Travel

Top tips on how to travel Copenhagen alone, with unique, budget-friendly ways to enjoy the city as a solo traveler! This Copenhagen solo travel guide details 15 of the best things to do in Copenhagen on your own, including top attractions like the Little Mermaid Statue, Christiana, the Cisterns and more!

A Charming Walking tour of Montmartre, Paris

Want to experience all the magical things to do in Montmartre, Paris? Then check out this self-guided walking tour of Montmartre, with a list of the best places to eat in Montmartre. Stroll through one of Paris’ most charming districts and discover the secret delights of Sacre Coeur, Musee de Montmartre, and more.

One Day in Antwerp: A Day in Antwerp You’ll Always Remember

Only have one day in Antwerp? Perfect because this one day Antwerp itinerary will introduce you to some best things to do in Antwerp, like Central Station, Cathedral of Our Lady, Rubenshuis, and more. You’ll also learn about some secret spots where you can find some of the best restaurants in Antwerp, Belgium.

Must See Places in Europe in Winter

Whether you are looking to escape the cold or embrace it, check out these 20 must see places in Europe in winter. From Switzerland to Malta, you will find a destination that is perfect for anyone traveling to Europe during the winter.

How to Create a 3 Day Barcelona Itinerary

Trying to plan the perfect 3 day Barcelona itinerary? Then read this post and learn about what to do in Barcelona for 3 days. Discover some of Gaudi’s incredible architecture like Sagrada Familia, explore the historic Gothic Quarter with it’s Picasso Museum, and learn about some of the best places to eat in Barcelona.

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