After the property crash in the US, in 2009, Elaine Lalonde sold her house, and bought a ticket for Bangkok. After emailing stories about her trips to friends back home, she decided to set up Turn Left Trips for women.
Anna Gustafsson currently lives a 9 to 5 life as an engineer in Stockholm. The last time she took a break from daily life, she went to Rome for three months to learn Italian. And being based in Stockholm for the past three years, she has taken the opportunity to explore her homeland and has traveled north in both Sweden and Norway several times.
With my two year old daughter spending a few days with her grandparents, and a couple of days holiday booked in my diary, I suddenly found myself with a brief window to get away all by myself.
I haven’t travelled solo since I was pregnant (and crammed in a series of short trips before my baby arrived and sleep disappeared). And travelling alone is my ‘thing’.
I've been following this lady, Evie Farrell, and her six year old daughter Emily on Instagram for months now, so I was over the moon when she agreed to a Skype interview.