2 Days in Milan: What to See in Milan in 2 Days

Il Duomo di Milan Cathedral and Statue - Things to see in Milan in 2 Days

I was so excited to return to Italy after a few years of absence.  I adore everything about Italy; the people, the culture, art, architecture and the incredible food.  However, as I only had 2 days in Milan, there was no way I could fit in all of the wonderful things to do in Milan, […]

How to Travel Alone for the First Time

Woman on the Road with Suitcase - How to Travel Alone for the First Time - large

I speak to women all the time who say they could never do what I do.  And men too for that matter!  They can’t understand how I manage to head off to a new country by myself, travel around and not freak out.  Travelling alone for the first time wasn’t a big deal for me, […]

A Pasta Making Cooking Class in Milan Italy

Incredible homemade Ravioli at my Cooking Class in Milan

I love to eat.  Trying local food and drink is one of my favourite things to do while I’m travelling, and a great way to do that is to take a cooking class.  On a recent trip to Italy, I found a pasta making class in Milan which sounded perfect.  In the home of a […]

8 Ways to Meet People While Travelling Alone

Solo Travel Tips - How to Meet People while Travelling Alone

I love travelling alone.  Solo travel gives me the freedom to do whatever I want, whenever I want and I don’t think I’ll ever be able to give that up.  But I am no island, sometimes I want some company while I’m on the road, someone to have dinner with, people to chat to – […]

Peru Solo Travel Guide for Women Travelling to Peru Alone

Machu Picchu Peru - Peru Solo Female Travel Guide

I adored Peru.  I spent about three months exploring this beautiful country all by myself, mostly early on in my solo trip to South America.  Peru is vast, and many visitors underestimate the distances required to travel between key cities in Peru.  However, with this Peru solo travel guide, you’ll have everything you need to […]

Try These Fun Alternatives to Dining Alone

Pizza Cooking Class - A Cooking Class is a Great Alternative to Dining Alone

As much as I love eating alone now, sometimes eating with other people is just what you need after a day of solo sightseeing.  In fact, I prefer to spend the days alone and enjoy meeting up with other people in the evening.  At least then you automatically have something in common and can chat […]

Colombia Solo Travel – Is Travelling to Colombia Alone Really Safe?

Tayrona National Park, Santa Marta, Colombia - Is Colombia Solo Travel Safe if Travelling to Colombia Alone

Colombia still has a bad reputation, but is it justified?  Can Colombia really shake off the dark shadows of the past when drug lords ruled over the country and violence and death was a way of life here?  I loved Colombia.  It was my favourite country in South America, after 10 months of travelling alone […]

Solo Dining: How to Rock Eating Alone in a Restaurant

Solo Dining - How to Rock Eating Alone in a Restaurant

I love spending time alone.  A quiet moment to myself, to be able to do whatever I want, when I want, the freedom really is liberating!  I was never afraid of travelling alone, it didn’t occur to me to be scared of packing my bags and heading off somewhere new.  However, there is one part […]

Tulum Solo Travel: A Female Solo Travel Guide to Tulum Mexico

Tulum Ruins on the Beach - Tulum Solo Travel Tips

Tulum is a special place.  Far less touristy, and much cheaper, than Cancun and Playa del Carmen, Tulum has become THE place to visit on the Mexican Riviera Maya.  Tulum used to be a chilled out little fishing town, now it is growing in size and popularity it still manages to maintain that hippy vibe.  […]

Travel Tips for Solo Female Travellers

Travel Tips for Solo Female Travellers - Me Travelling Solo in Bolivia

Solo travel is an incredible experience and is one of the most exciting and empowering things we can do.  However, it can be daunting, scary and lonely at times, especially if it is your first solo travel experience.  I have been travelling alone since I was 19, and I’m now 36 so that is 17 […]