First time solo travel

9 TRAVEL PACKING TIPS FROM THE EXPERTS

9 TRAVEL PACKING TIPS FROM THE EXPERTS

So your exciting trip is looming, you’ve got your passport, tickets and guidebooks and there’s only one thing left to do - pack! Why do we always dread packing!? Fear not, I’ve rounded up some of the best essential packing tips and tricks from those in the know.

7 SAFETY TIPS FOR SOLO FEMALE TRAVELERS

7 SAFETY TIPS FOR SOLO FEMALE TRAVELERS

One of the most common questions I am asked, is “Will I be safe travelling alone?”. This was definitely one of my concerns too, before I ever set out on my own alone, aged 23. But with a bit of research, and packing the right kit, you’ll be absolutely fine. You can minimise risks and take steps to protect yourself, so all you have to do, is relax and enjoy yourself!

TOP 8 GIRL TRAVEL TIPS FROM A PRO INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER

TOP 8 GIRL TRAVEL TIPS FROM A PRO INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER

A few months ago, whilst I was at a conference on a hot London summer day, I met a kindred spirit, Laura Pearman. Laura has a wealth of knowledge about taking amazing photographs when we’re on the road and (being the beautiful lady she is), shared her top beauty hacks for travelling too - bonus!

SAFE SOLO TRAVEL WITH LLOYD FIGGINS

SAFE SOLO TRAVEL WITH LLOYD FIGGINS

One of the biggest worries we have as solo travellers, is how to stay safe on the road. I know that I have personally found myself in a few sticky situations. Lloyd Figgins is THE go to person for travel safety. An international risk expert, Lloyd is a former policeman, soldier and expedition leader.

STEP BY STEP SOLO TRAVEL PLANNER

STEP BY STEP SOLO TRAVEL PLANNER

It can be tricky to know where exactly to start when it comes to booking a solo trip. So many options and so many variables! But the best thing is, YOU call the shots. No compromise, this is your trip :)

THE 11 BEST FIRST TIME SOLO TRAVEL DESTINATIONS

THE 11 BEST FIRST TIME SOLO TRAVEL DESTINATIONS

Whether you're about to embark on a year long round the world trip, or just a long weekend on your own, solo travel can be daunting. I've picked some of my favourite spots (some of which were on my first ever solo backpacking trip). I hope you find it useful, and I hope it helps you decide on where to go! Happy travels! :-) 

7 TIPS FOR GUESTS TO GET THE BEST OUT OF AIRBNB

7 TIPS FOR GUESTS TO GET THE BEST OUT OF AIRBNB

Since Airbnb came along in 2008, travellers have been able to experience a much more local and authentic stay in their chosen country. I've highlighted some tips to get the best experiences and how to be a great guest (and even save some money too!).