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Dream To Destination

57 EpisodesProduced by Shelley MarmorWebsite

Solo travel is freedom. It is one of the quickest paths to personal growth & empowerment! ...One of the best places for it? Mexico 🇲🇽 Not convinced!? Join Shelley of Travel Mexico Solo, and other solo female travelers to learn all about solo travel, Mexico travel, and solo travel in Mexico!Host Sh… read more

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55 • Merida, Mexico Travel Safety

July 18th, 2021


Curious about Merida, Mexico safe travel? It is actually known as the safest city in Mexico — but you’ve come to the right place to get a more …

54 • Pt. 2: 30 Solo female travel tips (#14-30)

July 12th, 2021


Need some solo travel tips & advice? The solo travel advice in this podcast comes from the experts — female travel bloggers who have been on solo …

53 • Pt. 1: 30 Solo female travel tips (#1-13)

July 5th, 2021


Need some solo travel tips & advice? The solo travel advice in this podcast comes from the experts — female travel bloggers who have been on solo …

52 • Safe solo female travel in Mexico City

June 28th, 2021


Traveling to Mexico City alone? You’ve landed on the right podcast for Mexico City solo travel tips and advice — because I used to live there! That’s …

51 • Poonam talks 10 benefits of solo travel

June 21st, 2021


Poonam, of blog Rex Angel, took her first solo trip in 2014. Since then, she has been to places including Mexico, London, Paris and Hawaii, all as a …

50 • How to start a travel podcast

June 14th, 2021


In honor of my 50th episode, I decided to do an episode about how to start a travel podcast! From narrowing down your niche to what equipment you need, and picking a podcast host, designing your cover art and how to …

49 • Renting a car in Mexico

June 7th, 2021


Looking into a Mexico car rental? You’ve come to the right place, because I live in Mexico, and am going to walk you through the process of renting a …

48 • Kelli talks Mexico van life

May 31st, 2021


This week's guest, Kelli of blog The Vanabond Tales, along with her partner, Eddie, traveled Mexico in their Chevy van for about six months! In this episode of the podcast we discuss the #1 question about van life in …

47 • The ultimate Tulum, Mexico travel guide

May 24th, 2021


🏝️ For a complete guide to visiting Tulum, visit my newest site, Tulum Travel Secrets! Tulum travel planning on your mind? If you’ve never visited …

46 • Brittany overcomes fear & anxiety through travel

May 17th, 2021


Brittany, of the blog She Goes With Purpose, a self-proclaimed homebody who loves solo travel, says "I don’t believe that anyone is truly fearless." …

45 • Traveling to Merida, Mexico

May 10th, 2021


🇲🇽 For a complete guide to visiting Merida, check out my newest site, Travel To Merida! Making your Merida, Mexico travel plan? How exciting! If you’ve never visited Merida (or even Mexico), the thought of Merida …

44 • Louisa talks van life in Mexico

May 3rd, 2021


Louisa, of @theoffgridgirl, was on sabbatical from work in Denver, and decided to buy a camper and do some solo travel in Mexico for six months! In …

43 • 50 Mexico travel tips from a long-time resident

April 26th, 2021


Need useful Mexico travel tips? You’ve come to the right place because, well, I live in Mexico, and also because the 50 best Mexico travel tips are …

42 • What to pack (and NOT pack) for Mexico

April 19th, 2021


Mexico isn't all beaches and tropical weather, and in fact, Mexico City and Central Mexico are much colder than most people think they are. This …

41 • Sue's 15 Tips to combat loneliness in solo travel

April 12th, 2021


🏆WE ARE A TOP RATED TRAVEL PODCAST ON FEEDSPOT 🏆This week's guest, Sue, of the blog Sue Where Why What, has been a solo traveler for more than 30 …

40 • Tips for safe solo travel in Mexico

April 5th, 2021


One of the biggest questions in the Mexico travel world is — Is Mexico safe for travel? While this question has no real answer (I wish it did!), I am offering 20 Tips on how to travel to Mexico as safely as possible. I …

39 • Kylie's 5 Tips for being a mindful traveler

March 29th, 2021


🏆WE ARE A TOP RATED TRAVEL PODCAST ON FEEDSPOT 🏆We all miss travel — but when it's safe to move freely again, What will you do different? This …

38 • How to NOT get sick in Mexico

March 22nd, 2021


One of the biggest questions in the Mexico travel world is — Can I drink the water? To quickly answer that, NO, tap water in Mexico isn't safe to …

37 • Michelle talks getting paid to travel the world

March 15th, 2021


🏆WE ARE A TOP RATED TRAVEL PODCAST ON FEEDSPOT 🏆This week's guest, Michelle, of the blog Wander Eat Write, has traveled to all 7 continents, on all …

36 • How to NOT feel lonely during solo travel

March 8th, 2021


One of the biggest questions from first time solo female travelers is — Will I feel lonely? Spoiler alert: Most likely. However, loneliness is normal …

35 • Heather's 11 Tips for making friends during solo travel

March 1st, 2021


🏆WE ARE A TOP RATED TRAVEL PODCAST ON FEEDSPOT 🏆This week's guest, Heather, of the blog Heather Begins, left the U.S. corporate world after …

34 • Planning your first Mexico solo trip

February 22nd, 2021


🏆WE ARE A TOP RATED TRAVEL PODCAST ON FEEDSPOT 🏆Wondering where to visit in Mexico on your first solo trip? There are the obvious big destinations, …

33 • Rose talks about her solo travel in Mexico

February 15th, 2021


🏆WE ARE A TOP RATED TRAVEL PODCAST ON FEEDSPOT 🏆This week's guest, Rose, of the blog Where Goes Rose, spent six months traveling all around Mexico …

32 • 10 Tips for Tulum, Mexico travel on a budget

February 8th, 2021


Planning your trip to Tulum, Mexico, in the Yucatan Peninsula/Mexican Caribbean? You’re in the right place because I used to live there, and can …

31 • Daria talks about her Yucatan solo travel

February 1st, 2021


This week's guest, Daria, offers up Mexico tips for solo travel and general travel in the Yucatan Peninsula. This popular area, considered one of the …

30 • Pt. 2: How to Travel Alone for the First Time

January 25th, 2021


🏆WE ARE A TOP RATED TRAVEL PODCAST ON FEEDSPOT 🏆This continuation of last week's episode offers more tips for solo travelers! Always dreamt of solo …

29 • Pt. 1: How to Travel Alone for the First Time

January 18th, 2021


Always dreamt of solo travel? Is your first solo trip coming up — and you're unsure how to feel about it?? This is the podcast episode for you! I …

28 • Marquita talks about her solo travel in Tulum

January 11th, 2021


This week's guest, Marquita, "The Traveling Twin Mama" of the blog Marquita's Travels, spoke with me about making the time to travel! She is a busy …

27 • Flavia talks Latinx solo travel

January 4th, 2021


🏆WE ARE A TOP RATED TRAVEL PODCAST ON FEEDSPOT 🏆This week's guest, Flavia of the blog Latina Traveler, spoke with me about everything from her …

26 • How to spend 4 days in Mexico City

December 28th, 2020


Traveling to Mexico City? This is the travel itinerary you need in your life! I lived in CDMX, as it's known, for about 1 year, and in this episode, …

25 • Leigh talks traveling solo to Mexico City

December 21st, 2020


Mexico City is amazing, and despite what the mainstream media might lead you to believe, it's a safe place to travel. My guest this week, Leigh of …

24 • Trusting your intuition while solo traveling

December 14th, 2020


I often refer to solo travel as “the quickest form of therapy” because of all the lessons I learned about myself, some seemingly overnight! One of …

23 • Nina's Top 10 first time solo travel hacks

December 7th, 2020


Ready to take your first solo trip? This is the podcast for you! My guest this week, Nina, joins me to talk about how to turn first time potential …

22 • 📿 Ten days in silent meditation

November 30th, 2020


Do you think you could stay silent for 10 straight days? Are you considering a Vipassana? You’ve come to the right place for info, because I did a …

21 • Carrie talks making time to travel

November 23rd, 2020


Do you have a "good" excuse as to why you "can't" find the time or money or whatever to travel? My guest this week, Carrie of the blog Overworked and Undertraveled ( joins me to talk about how to …

20 • Traveling to Tulum, Mexico

November 16th, 2020


This podcast will tell you everything you need to know about safely traveling to Tulum. This travel podcast also covers everything you'd need to know …

19 • Sarah's 5 reasons you should travel solo

November 9th, 2020


Sarah, of the blog Last Minute Wanders, traveled solo for a longggggg time — as in 5 years long! On this episode of the podcast, she talks about her …

18 • 5 ways to overcome solo travel anxiety

November 2nd, 2020


Anxious about traveling alone? You landed (pun intended!) on the right solo travel podcast. Anxiety holds us back from so much we want to do, so …

17 • Kathryn talks La Catrina from Day of the Dead

October 26th, 2020


Kathryn, of Vivien Travel, joins me to discuss La Catrina — the skeletal icon of Mexico's famed Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead) holiday! La …

16 • Day of the Dead in Oaxaca, Mexico

October 19th, 2020


There's no better time in Mexico than during Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead)! There are a few large celebrations in various parts of the country — …

15 • Pt. 2: Travel off the beaten path in Oaxaca

October 12th, 2020


🇲🇽 For a complete guide to visiting Oaxaca, visit my newest site, ⁠Travel To Oaxaca⁠! Mexico's off the beaten path travel destinations are kinda my …

14 • Pt. 1: Travel off the beaten path in Mexico

October 5th, 2020


Mexico's off the beaten path travel destinations are kinda my thing! Looking to travel to some Mexico hidden gems? If so, you’re in the right place… and you’ve come to the right guide! In this podcast, we're going to be …

13 • Elizabeth has learned 8 languages 😳

September 28th, 2020


Travel blogger Elizabeth, of, joins me to talk about the importance of learning (at least the basics of) the language before visiting another country. To date, she has learned 8 languages, and …

12 • Emma's tips for eating alone while traveling

September 21st, 2020


Emma, of the blog Forever Lost in Travel, discusses how she overcame her fears & got comfortable dining solo while traveling! Although she …

10 • Naa Adei talks Cancun (& Why it wasn't for her)

September 7th, 2020


Travel blogger Naa Adei of The Pursuit of Flyness joins me to talk about her February 2020 trip to Cancun... one of Mexico's biggest tourist …

09 • How to get awesome solo travel photos

August 31st, 2020


Do you want to learn how to get beautiful solo travel photos, and take your travel photography game to the next level? If so, you’re in the right …

08 • Alex's 35 Tips for traveling to Mexico

August 24th, 2020


Expat/Travel blogger Alex AKA the Backpacking Brunette joins me to discuss her 35 Tips for Traveling to Mexico for the First Time. Now, don't let the …

07 • Afraid to travel solo? You need these 5 tips

August 17th, 2020


Afraid to travel alone? If so, you landed on the right podcast (pun very much intended!). Fear is the #1 thing that holds us back from nearly …

06 • Retha talks things to do on Cozumel Island

August 10th, 2020


Travel blogger Retha, AKA the Roaming Nanny, joins me to talk about her week-long trip to Cozumel Island in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. Cozumel is a …

05 • In Mexico, everyday is Taco Tuesday

August 3rd, 2020


I often tell people I had to move to Mexico because everyday is Taco Tuesday! What I never knew was just how many distinct types of tacos there are …

04 • Janine's take on solo female travel safety in Mexico

July 27th, 2020


Fellow Mexico travel blogger Janine joins me to further examine the "Is Mexico safe?" question. From her blog: "This is BY FAR the most frequently …

03 • My take on solo female travel safety in Mexico

July 20th, 2020


...If I had a peso for every time I've been asked "Is Mexico safe?"!!! In all seriousness, the answer to “Is Mexico safe?” is quite complex; but from …

02 • How to confidently dine solo

July 14th, 2020


Does just thinking about solo dining & eating out alone while traveling make you feel anxious? If so, you’re in the right place. In fact, I'm …

01 • How social distancing prepped you for solo travel

July 14th, 2020


Is your first trip alone on your mind? Now that we can finally begin to travel again, you’re likely finding yourself in a unique situation… A serious wanderlust itch you want to scratch -but- no one willing to travel! …

00 • Solo travel is The Hero's Journey

July 14th, 2020


👋Hi, I'm Shelley & this is the About Me episode! It's based on my blog titled "Is it Weird to Travel Alone as a Woman? (Spoiler: NO)" & …

Dreaming of Solo Travel?

June 26th, 2020


Solo travel, in a word, is FREEDOM. It is one of the quickest paths to personal growth & empowerment for women! Have you been dreaming about it, …

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