Solo travel breaks Latina cultural norms, leaving many hesitant to go out on their own. But solo travel is easy after listening to Flavia Cornejo, solo travel expert and Founder of Latina Traveler, on Episode 84 of the Life Lnxx Podcast. In this episode, Flavia encourages Latinas to have that “tough talk” with family that may expect you to stay close to home. Cultural norms and rules tend to tether First Gen adults to expectations that don’t align with being raised in the U.S.
Still, Latina cultural attributes is exactly what is needed to go solo travel the world; love of people, empathy for community and courageous sense to go after whatever she wants. This presence comes streaming through, literally, in listening to Flavia share her early childhood stories. In turn, these influenced her to go to where she could take control of her life, make her own decisions and feel free to live her true self out loud, anywhere in the world.
And just who is her true self? A vivacious, intelligent Peruvian woman whose love of travel is infectious. She shares her best kept secrets of budget travel options, apps that cut costs and what to avoid. Flavia has already visited 35 countries with her first solo flight at 7 years old! She has covered 32 of the 50 States in the U.S.with every intent to land on every continent and all of the 197 countries.
Check out the Latina Traveler blog (note, the actual site is two “L’s”) to stay up to date on her recommendations and adventures. Reach out to her on Instagram, TikTok, YouTube and Twitter.
Ready to pack your bag and live your true self? Then listen to Flavia Cornejo, Latina solo travel expert, share her encouragement and expertise to make the leap towards safe, secure and budget friendly solo travel. Live up to her tagline, #ViajaMoreyLiveMas!