Hong Kong

A Solo Traveller’s Guide to Taking Selfies

It’s all well and good to have photos of the places you’ve visited, but sometimes it’s nice to appear in them yourself. I like having photographic proof of my presence somewhere, especially when I’ve travelled half way across the world…

London

Just Go

If the topic of my three-month solo travel adventure ever crops up (or rather, if you can stop me from talking about it), there’s a few routes that the conversation could go down. There are people who simply have no…

London

Six Tips For Eating Well When Backpacking

Travelling for a long period of time is exhausting. Lugging a rucksack from place to place, on every mode of transport you can imagine and then eventually hitching up at a hostel where there’s zero food to chow down on.…

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The Real Reasons I Went Travelling (and Why It’s The Best …

Almost exactly a year ago I did the bravest thing I have ever done: I boarded a plane to Kuala Lumpur, alone, with a rough three month itinerary, a backpack and no bloody idea what I was doing. I’ve kind…

How to Make Friends When Travelling Alone

When I set off travelling for three months, my biggest fear was that I would spend the next 90+ days only having face-to-face communication with hostel receptionists and Starbucks employees. There is no rule book on how to make friends…