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How to Make Friends While Travelling Solo

Without a doubt, the biggest question that plagued me before I embarked on my first solo adventure 3 years ago was how will I meet other travellers? I was so shy when it came to approaching new people that to…


7 Ways That Travel Makes You Grow as a Person

This is a guest post by Pauline Davis. After years of travelling the world, Pauline has had to succumb to a 9-5 life due to a long list of responsibilities, although that certainly doesn’t stop her dreaming of her…

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The 12 BEST Apps for Learning English!

It has come to my attention that a significant number of traffic to this blog comes from Poland. I don’t know why this comes as a surprise to me. I’ve spent a hell of a lot of time in…

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Advice Hostels

Staying in a Hostel: What to Expect

For so many first time travellers, the idea of staying in a hostel is daunting. For many, the film Hostel comes to mind (thanks Eli Roth), alongside The Beach, where Leonardo DiCaprio is staying in a hostel in Bangkok with dodgy electrics, cardboard…

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Advice Blogging

How to Start a Blog (and Make Money!)

Ever wondered how to start a blog? After creating a new WordPress site and spending a few months halfheartedly posting about my travels through Southeast Asia, I realised that if I wanted my new venture to succeed, I would…


30 Unique Travel Gifts for Girls!

It’s that time of year again, and while gift shopping for anyone can be tough, buying unique travel gifts for girls is even tougher. What do you buy somebody that is rarely home? What gift can you give to a female…

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Advice Opinion

7 Ways Long Term Travel Has Changed Me

Sometimes, you don’t always notice the subtle ways in which you change as you grow older. Small changes take place over time, and oftentimes, it is those around us that notice a difference first. Since I’ve been travelling long…
Advice Opinion

5 Reasons Why Everybody Should Travel Alone

When I first told people I was going to travel through South-East Asia alone, they were shocked. A lot of people told me that while they thought that it was great that I was doing it, solo travel was something that…