Travel

5 Tips For The Perfect Solo City Break

For both the new and seasoned solo traveller, city breaks are the ideal choice. They can be long enough to pack in a variety of activities and sightseeing but short enough so as not to feel even a hint of homesickness.  You can be as solitary or as...

15 Essential Safety Tips For The Solo Traveller

Travelling solo is an immensely rewarding and enjoyable experience but it can be daunting to the uninitiated. You may be told that’s it’s too dangerous and irresponsible, or your overactive imagination may be picturing worst case scenarios. However...

How To Avoid The Single Person Supplement

The bugbear for solo travellers is the single person supplement.  How are they justified? Well, often driven by the cost of a hotel room, cleaning and maintenance costs we are led to understand, are the same whether or not one or two people stay in...

How To Be A Solo Packing Pro

Solo travel is one of the most liberating experiences in the world. You can make your own schedule, you don’t have to worry if your travel partner is having a good time or not and you can indulge your every whim without judgement.   Packing...

Into The Discomfort Zone

When was the last time you stepped out of your comfort zone and really pushed yourself to the limits? While this may sound a bit unnerving – and certainly tiring – taking on a personal challenge can be great for the mind, and the body. Even if you...

Challenge And Adventure Over 40

Although we’re in the 21st century, we’ve been living for a long time based on some very outdated notions. Until fairly recently, many people have retained something of an 18th century mindset, feeling like we should be ready to start winding down...

10 Must-Have Free Travel Apps

  If you’re off travelling, you will never be far from your trusty smartphone. Aside from using it to take a few snaps of your trip abroad, you might want to consider downloading these must-have travel apps before you head off…   credit...

The Soaring Popularity Of The Staycation

With the post-Brexit slump in the pound, the popularity of the staycation has skyrocketed. The Association of British Travel Agents’ (ABTA) Travel Trends Report 2017 reveals that domestic vacations in the UK rose to 71% in 2016 – up from 64% in 2015...

Viv’s Blissful Solo Greek Island Retreat

It’s never too soon to think where you might travel next to seek out the sun. Here’s some inspiration. We are very lucky Viv was happy to write and send some pics of her solo retreat while she was on holiday in late August. Kudos to her...

VPNs When You’re On The Move

Virtual Private Networks (VPN) protect you when you’re on the move, be it for a business conference twenty miles away, or a backpacking escapade across the world. We all need to go online wherever we might be, and having a VPN in place can keep you...

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