1 July 2019 – A weekend in Bordeaux: the glimmer of hope to continue my journey

1 July 2019 – A weekend in Bordeaux: the glimmer of hope to continue my journey

Everything was becoming mundane. After 2 to 3 months of endless commutes and unfortunate events, the simple thought of even walking around anywhere exhausted me and I simply didn’t feel excited by anything anymore. By this time I’d been traveling for at least 9 months. The fun of traveling seemed to have gone ever so [...]

Solo female travel – what it’s like to travel alone (and on a budget)

Solo female travel – what it’s like to travel alone (and on a budget)

It's normal to be scared shitless before heading into an unknown world, especially if you’re going by yourself for the first time. Have you ever thought about traveling alone? Perhaps you’ve never done it, but have always wondered about it… Perhaps you’ve wanted to do it but have been too scared… Or, perhaps you’ve decided [...]

16 September 2019 – one year abroad solo ~ 11 questions for me about my reflections and insights

16 September 2019 – one year abroad solo ~ 11 questions for me about my reflections and insights

Last night I fell over after trying to check some tour prices here on Gili Air (Air Island). I thought my ankle would be OK but the pain was much more excruciating than I hoped ~ I had to sit down for about 30 minutes and needed some ice to reduce the swelling. The bone [...]

17 January 2019 – Experiencing true solo travel: my first hike alone

17 January 2019 – Experiencing true solo travel: my first hike alone

Yesterday I decided to go hiking by myself and it was the biggest emotional roller coaster ride… For the past 2 weeks, I’ve done nothing but laze around…but even after one week…I became restless and missed being active. During the 2 weeks, I was waiting to find company to go do the hike… Nobody came. [...]