Travel in the Old Days https://i0.wp.com/www.chooseadventurebook.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/FireShot-Pro-Screen-Capture-057-What-Solo-Travel-Was-Like-Before-Smartphones-and-Google-Maps-I-Condé-Nast-Traveler-www_cntraveler_com.png?fit=1152%2C550&ssl=1 1152 550 Greg Ellifritz https://secure.gravatar.com/avatar/e0796fbe64c5c54764b80b72b3148061?s=96&d=mm&r=g
I first started traveling internationally around the turn of the last century. At that time, I had a cell phone that charged me $9 a minute for international calls. There were no smart phones and Google Maps was only available on a computer.
It was a different world then, but it was nothing like what travel was like in the 1960s-1980s.
The article below shares the adventures of several women who traveled internationally 40+ years ago. We really don’t appreciate how easy we have it today.
What Solo Travel Was Like Before Smartphones and Google Maps