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Bali Without A Bike: Everything You Need To Know

Bali and motorbikes go hand in hand. But what if you don’t want to ride one? Here’s how to survive travelling in Bali, without a bike.  There were so many reasons that I didn’t want to rent a motorbike when I travelled to Bali. Firstly I have never so much as sat in the driver’s seat of any vehicle in my life and I wasn’t sure … Continue reading Bali Without A Bike: Everything You Need To Know

Solo In Bangkok: Survival Tips

Whether you’re starting out on a solo backpacking trip around Asia or you’re just simply passing through, the idea of being alone in a city as busy as Bangkok can be a little overwhelming. I remember that when I first set out solo travelling a couple of years ago, it wasn’t until I was in that hotel room in Bangkok’s city centre that reality really … Continue reading Solo In Bangkok: Survival Tips

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How To Plan A Backpacking Trip (Without Really Planning It)

I know that the title of this blog post might sound a little bit cryptic but read on, I’ll explain what I’m talking about. After having spent the majority of the last couple of years travelling, one question that I get asked a lot is- ‘how do you plan your backpacking trips?’ Well, I’ll let you in on a little secret: I don’t- at least … Continue reading How To Plan A Backpacking Trip (Without Really Planning It)

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Here are 10 things I accomplished instead of doing a journalism degree

For as long as I can remember there has only been one real thing that I’ve wanted to do-travel. However, when I left school in the UK at 18, I made the ‘sensible decision’ to start university in London, studying for a journalism degree because that was what all of my friends were doing. The thing is, for an impatient person like me, spending just three … Continue reading Here are 10 things I accomplished instead of doing a journalism degree

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Surprising Things I Learnt From Solo Travelling This Year

This time last year the idea of going solo travelling seemed like a nothing more than an unrealistic dream. It was something that I’d been talking about for years but I’d never built up the courage to travel alone before and the idea of just turning up in another country with nothing but myself and my backpack seemed crazy. I wasn’t a particularly confident person, … Continue reading Surprising Things I Learnt From Solo Travelling This Year

A 20 Something Travel Guide To Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a country that had been on my bucket-list for ages. Located at the bottom of Central America and repeatedly voted one of the happiest countries in the world, Costa Rica is known for its spectacular beaches, vast wildlife, yoga, surf culture and its ecotourism, so I just knew that I had to visit it. However I knew very little about Costa Rica and I … Continue reading A 20 Something Travel Guide To Costa Rica

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Solo Travel In New York: What To Do In NYC

A solo travel guide to New York City Cities are often known as lonely places. Therefore, when I decided to go to New York spontaneously after my travels in Central America, I was worried about how I would find the city on my own. I’d been to New York with my family before which meant that it didn’t feel as daunting. However, after the low-key pace of … Continue reading Solo Travel In New York: What To Do In NYC

G Adventures Central American Journey Tour Review

G Adventures Central American Journey Tour Review

My nine week G Adventures Central American Journey was the very first group tour that I have ever done and also my first time visiting Latin America. The tour was combined of two smaller G Adventures tours: the Mayan Sun Southbound one and the Volcano Trail. The trip took me through Central America: a strip of seven countries in between North and South America and includes … Continue reading G Adventures Central American Journey Tour Review

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Dealing with anxiety as a solo traveller

If you think your anxiety means that you can’t go solo travelling, think again. Anxiety is more common and less of a taboo than ever before and its a topic that came up in conversation as much among other travellers, as it did with friends back home. Everyone thinks that to go travelling alone you have to be an overly confident, self-assured and adventurous person. … Continue reading Dealing with anxiety as a solo traveller