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Five tips for first-time solo travel

solo travel tips

Travelling by yourself can be daunting, especially the first time you do it. I’ve been taking trips alone for four years now; here are some of my solo travel tips to make that initial experience less scary. Think about your…
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How I changed my mind about vacation apartments

Vacation apartment Corfu

As a solo traveller, I’d never considered renting holiday or vacation apartments when choosing my accommodation. It seemed like a waste of space for just one person! However, when I was looking for somewhere to stay on the Greek island…
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Solo travel film review: Tracks (2013)

This week I decided it was finally time to have a go at vlogging! So here’s my video review of the film “Tracks”, which tells the (true) story of Robyn Davidson, who in 1977 set out to trek the Australian…
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Corfu, Greece

This post was originally published on my first travel blog on 29 July 2014. Every July I go away for a week somewhere hot and sunny, to ensure that whatever happens with the British weather, I will get at least…
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New York, New York!

This post was originally published on my first travel blog on 22 April 2014. I’ve always been fascinated by the United States – as a teenager I bought imported US teen magazines and planned to go to UCLA for university…
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Budapest, Hungary

This post was originally published on my first travel blog on 12 September 2012. With a few days booked off work at the start of September, I fancied one last trip away before the hectic Autumn term began at work….
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Dining solo

This post was originally published on my first travel blog on 2 September 2012. In my experience of reading solo travel forums, and talking about solo travel with friends and on Twitter, one of the biggest worries about going away…
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