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SOLO TRAVEL AS AN INDIAN WOMAN

SOLO TRAVEL AS AN INDIAN WOMAN

Arunima Dey is currently preparing for lectureship exams and is based in New Delhi, India. So far she has undertaken solo trips in several European countries, Vietnam, Cambodia, Turkey and the US. She has also studied and lived in Salamanca and Madrid in Spain and upstate New York. Here, she shares her experiences, both good and bad, as a solo female Indian traveller. 

SOLO DRIVING THROUGH THE AUSTRALIAN OUTBACK

SOLO DRIVING THROUGH THE AUSTRALIAN OUTBACK

Kath Swinbourne is a Australian photographer based in Wollongong, New South Wales. So far she has undertaken solo drives in her 4WD through The Flinders Ranges and The Simpson Desert. Enjoying the solitude and spectacular scenery of her homeland, she travels with her swag, camera and good coffee. She is currently planning her next (10,000km) solo trip.

WHY I'M WALKING FROM ROTTERDAM TO ISTANBUL

WHY I'M WALKING FROM ROTTERDAM TO ISTANBUL

In May, Katy MacMillan-Scott embarked on the first leg of an epic walk across Europe which will eventually take her 2,500 miles from Rotterdam to Istanbul, following the footsteps of travel writer Paddy Leigh Fermor.

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!).

HOW TO OVERCOME SOLO TRAVEL ANXIETY

HOW TO OVERCOME SOLO TRAVEL ANXIETY

Hannah Stuart-Leach has embarked on many one-woman wanders. Her favourites include a two- week beach holiday in Sri Lanka, which turned into an unforgettable five-month adventure, and a 400 mile solo hike through England, Scotland and Wales. She still gets nervous every time.