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first time traveling alone

“Finding Myself”: The Uncomfortable Journey

That first time traveling alone can be daunting – a new location, a life left behind and no idea what the future holds. Yet not many people share these stories of the hard moments. They shout from the rooftops about how they’re travelling the world and living the dream. In this post, my guest writer, Mary Hood from the wonderful blog… Read more →

That first time traveling alone can be daunting - a new location, a life left behind and no idea what the future holds. Here's what it's really like.... Read more →
Best Destinations for solo female travelers part 2

Best Destinations for Solo Female Travelers (Part 2)

Want to know what are the best destinations for solo female travelers? In this two-part article I share my top 10 recommendations. You can find 1 to 5 in part 1 here. 6. Mexico If you’ve visited my blog before, you’ll know that I’m fanatical about Mexico and, like Italy, it’s a country that keeps drawing me back. It upsets me… Read more →

Want to know what the best destinations for solo female travelers are? Here are my recommended places after exploring over 50 countries around the globe.... Read more →
Pictures of sunsets

2014: My Year Told In Pictures of Sunsets

As the sun (almost) sets on 2014 I’m so happy to be sitting here writing these words: “I’ve had an amazing year of travel”. They’re the kind of words that can make people want to push your smug little face into the dirt, but I hope you’ll forgive my boasting because my amazing year of travel came directly off the… Read more →

With over 50 countries visited, I see a lot of sunsets and yet they still manage to inspire me. Here's my 2014 travels shown in pictures of sunsets.... Read more →
Best places to visit in Colombia

The Best Places to Visit in Colombia

After spending two months of (slow) travel in Colombia, here’s my list of the best places to visit in Colombia and what to see and do when you’re there. This article isn’t intended to be a detailed guide to the country, more of a taster of the things to do in Colombia during a first visit. Whether you have a week, a month… Read more →

After spending two months of travel in Colombia, here's my list of the best places to visit in Colombia and what to see and things to do in Colombia.... Read more →
Study Spanish in Colombia Medellin

Why Medellin is the Best Place to Learn Spanish in Colombia

Want to know why Medellin is the best place to learn Spanish in Colombia? Read on… As usual, I didn’t do much research abosiut Colombia before landing in the country, but I did know that I was in desperate need of some more Spanish classes. My first stop in Colombia was Cartagena and a quick search on Google images did a fine… Read more →

Not sure where to learn Spanish in Colombia? After three weeks in the city, here are my 10 reasons why Medellin is the best choice.... Read more →