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Travelling Alone in India: Stories

If you’re unsure about travelling alone in India and need some inspiration to do it, let these two stories from solo female travellers inspire you.  I Did India Solo When I mention my travels, automatically assumptions are made about by safety. I’m treated as if I’m already a victim before anything has even happened to… Continue Reading…

My Experience of Masaya Nicaragua

  There are some places you arrive at and immediately think “why did I come here?” Not because the place is dangerous but because it really wasn’t what you expected. Leaving Lake Ometepe, I travelled onwards to Masaya. After flicking through an outdated Nicaraguan guide book in the hostel in Liberia, I had landed on the… Continue Reading…

Learning Finnish Sauna Etiquette: My Story

“Oooh, a Finnish sauna!” I exclaimed as I checked in. “What’s one of those?” The manager of the hotel smiled at me as I sipped my complimentary glass of bubbly, trying to keep my posture upright after carrying my heavy backpack up the hill. I had politely refused the offer of being picked up from the… Continue Reading…

Experiencing The The Red Light District

Walking around the Red Light district in Amsterdam I was shocked. Not shocked by the scantily-clad women, the seedy back streets or the men lining up for their evening entertainment but shocked because it wasn’t anything like that at all! It was so….normal. There were couples taking an evening stroll, families walking along the canal,… Continue Reading…