email@example.comJennifer Heuett is a freelance travel writer and co-founder of Travel Hooligan, an organisation that aids young adults in utilising the Working Holiday Visa in Australia and New Zealand. She is also the creator of Travel + Trust & Wanderlust, an online community that empowers women to travel solo. The Day of Trust, the website’s first social experiment will be held October 3rd to celebrate independent travel, new experiences, and self love. To participate and learn more about the day, please visit the website www.traveltrustwanderlust.com
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I was 19 when I first left home to travel overseas. My friend and I chose Rio de Janeiro as our destination and everyone thought we were bonkers. Two girls going off to one of the most 'dangerous' cities in the world didn't sit well with friends and family.