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

Atlanta To New York City EastWest Bus: All You Need To Know

  ‘Shall I get the bus or fly from Atlanta to New York?’ That was the question I asked my friends in Costa Rica as I tried to arrange all the logistics from timings to my ESTA visa for a last-minute detour to the US, before flying back home from my backpacking trip. The verdict was unanimous, fly of course. Why would you voluntarily decide to take … Continue reading Atlanta To New York City EastWest Bus: All You Need To Know

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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

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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

11 Money Saving Hacks For New York City

Budget travel guide: Easy money saving hacks for NYC After travelling around Central America for a couple of months, I needed somewhere amazing to end my trip. I decided to go and visit my aunt and uncle in Atlanta on the way home, and then found out that I could get a bus to New York for 30 dollars, and with plenty of cheap fights out … Continue reading 11 Money Saving Hacks For New York City

What to do if you want to travel but have no one to travel with

Stop waiting for others: Here’s why being alone doesn’t need to stop you from travelling You’ve got the money, you’ve got the time and you’re all ready to jet off and travel the world.  There’s only one problem, you’ve got no one to go with. Going travelling is one of the most exciting experiences ever so it can seem crazy that’s it’s often hard to rustle up … Continue reading What to do if you want to travel but have no one to travel with

The chocolate Tartufo: Romes’ greatest indulgence

On Blue Monday, I thought everyone, myself included, could do with a little escapism. So here’s a little flashback back to a foodie moment on a trip to Rome. Cheers to sunnier days. The deep, rich taste of the chocolate grounds me to the spot. On the outside it’s adorned with a casing of jagged chocolate fragments. The bitterness exacerbated from the coldness of it. … Continue reading The chocolate Tartufo: Romes’ greatest indulgence

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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

Dropping Out Of Uni And Starting Fresh: 2017 Reflections

This time last year I made the huge decision to drop out of my first year at university. I had been studying up in London and had come home feeling lost, confused and underwhelmed. My course and my University hadn’t been what I’d expected. I’d found myself feeling lonely in London, with little money to do anything and way too much time to myself. To … Continue reading Dropping Out Of Uni And Starting Fresh: 2017 Reflections

Tallinn: Why You Have To Spend Christmas In The Estonian Capital

With its cobbled streets, castles, markets and cathedrals, surely there’s not a more magical place to spend Christmas than In Estonia’s capital city: Tallinn? Located in Northern Europe, Estonia is relatively new to the tourist scene, but it’s starting to make a name for itself. Tallinn is a good destination for those looking to enjoy the Scandinavian lifestyle, but at a much cheaper price. In fact … Continue reading Tallinn: Why You Have To Spend Christmas In The Estonian Capital