Tag Archives: downsides of travelling solo

September Update: Questioning Yourself When Solo Travelling

As I gazed around at the pastel coloured buildings in the early hours of the morning, I wondered if everything was just a mirage. Was I really here, in Russia? A country that had had one of the hardest visa forms I had ever completed. Rewind 20 hours and I was barely unsure if I… Continue Reading…

August Update – Lesson: Listen To Your Body

As I write this it’s a Saturday night and I’m back in England, putting on platform boots and black eyeliner about to go to a 70’s birthday party. This time last week I was drinking horseradish vodka in the Russian city of Saint Petersburg, the week before I was on an evening walking tour in… Continue Reading…

Finding the ‘Traveler’s Mindset’

Solo travel doesn’t have to mean flying to the other end of the world for 6 months. My first stint abroad lasted a week. The second? Three months, until gradually I built it up to over a year. Finding the traveller’s mindset is easy and you can begin with just baby steps. Find out more… Continue Reading…