Wander women: Rise of solo female and female-only travel

Ms Yasmine Khater in Scotland (left) and Ms Nur Atikah Mohd Zaini on her first solo trip in Venice. PHOTOS: YASMINE KHATER, NUR ATIKAH AMALINA BINTE MOHD ZAINI
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SINGAPORE - Although she is single, sales coach Yasmine Khater, 36, wears a band on her ring finger whenever she is overseas.

It helps the half-Egyptian and half-Singaporean, who has been travelling solo since she was 25, to ward off male admirers. "Most of the time, men will leave me alone, but they still try their luck from time to time," she says.

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