Why Amsterdam is a Perfect Layover City

Though I always stress the importance of travelling slowly in order to spend enough time to see a destination and truly understand local life, there are a few exceptions. For example, I consider only a handful of destinations to be ‘perfect layover cities’ and therefore do not require a long stay – they are ideal […]

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Time-Saving Tips for a Quick Trip to Dublin

To me, the best part about travelling is being able to wander around without the stress of having to adhere to a schedule, which is also why I love to travel solo – I can go where I want, when I want. Ideally, this travel style is best suited for longer trips and conversely isn’t […]

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Relaxing at the Fitzilliam Hotel in Dublin

I recently took an impromptu trip to Dublin, where I spent an exciting 72 hours trying to experience as much as I possibly could in the beautiful city. After two action-packed days, I was in much need of some luxury and relaxation, and the Fitzwilliam Hotel delivered just that. Here’s what I loved about The Fitzwilliam […]

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The Wild West: Australia’s Biggest And Best State

The Wild West: Australia’s Biggest And Best State

For most travellers, Australia tops the bucket list. Adventures Down Under are synonymous with road trips up Australia’s beautiful east coast, centered around stops at the big five: Cairns, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sydney, and Melbourne. It’s almost like a rite of passage – that, or they stick to what they know because they think the rest of this incredible country is nothing but orange rock, desert, and wild animals. What many travellers don’t realize is that Western Australia is the largest state in terms of geography and the richest in terms of things to do and things to see.

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How to Sleep Cheap When Travelling

Image Source   Accommodation can be one of the biggest costs when travelling, especially if you’re backpacking or going on a road trip without booking hotels ahead. Fortunately, there are many tips and tricks that can keep you travelling on a shoestring. Here are just a few tips when finding somewhere to sleep.   Time […]

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Solo Traveller’s Survival Guide for an All-Inclusive Resort

Solo Traveller’s Survival Guide for an All-Inclusive Resort

Generally speaking, all-inclusive resorts aren’t my travel style of choice. Over the 15 years that I’ve been travelling, I’ve stayed at an all-inclusive resort twice, and that’s including my recent trip to Cuba. As a serial solo traveller, I crave the type of travel that challenges me and I enjoy the fear of the unknown, […]

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Working Holidays: Finding Work in Australia

Working Holidays: Finding Work in Australia

Finding Work in Australia for a Working Holiday can be difficult.   Imagine quitting your job, packing up your belongings and moving halfway across the world to work and travel for a year. Now imagine yourself embarking on said life-changing journey, without an inkling of how to find work or a place to live – […]

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Why You Should Travel Solo

Confusion, shock, pity, disbelief and worry are just a few of the reactions that I’ve witnessed in response to an announcement of one of my many solo travel adventures. Most commonly, I get “but won’t you be bored?” or “aren’t you scared?”. Though very valid concerns, I can never find an adequate explanation because I can’t […]

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The Best Way to Experience the Greece

The Best Way to Experience the Greece

If I had to give one piece of advice on travel in Greece, it would be to go in low season, particularly in the month of April. This advice may seem blatantly obvious to many, but the stark contrast between high and low season in Greece is unbelievable, unlike any other European country that I’ve […]

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6 Tips for Safety in Brazil

6 Tips for Safety in Brazil

Expressions of worry and panic are the types of reactions I got when informing others that I was going to Brazil. Once I went on to explain that I was going alone, the worry began to fade and utter confusion set in, because apparently, it was inconceivable that I could even do such a thing. […]

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