11 Ways to Reduce the Carbon Footprint of Your Flights

Aeroplane View - How to Reduce the Carbon Footprint of your Flights

I like to think I do my bit for the planet.  I recycle, I don’t buy plastic water bottles, I am kind to animals…. But my guilty secret?  Flying.  I adore travelling, and flying is part of travel so I feel like I can’t just give it up!  However, I know I need to do […]

Plastic-Free Travel: 21 Easy Ways to Reduce your Plastic Waste while Travelling

Plastic Free Travel Kit - Bamboo Cutlery set against a fern plant background

We should all aim to reduce our plastic waste every day, not just while we’re travelling.  However, when we travel, destinations which deal with a high number of visitors struggle to manage the waste effectively so plastic-free travel is even more important.  If we apply the same principles of reducing plastic waste when we travel […]

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, […]

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 – […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]