“I don’t do groups.” How to go your own way on an Urban Adventure

“I don’t do groups.” How to go your own way on an Urban Adventure

Let’s face it, as much as we love group travel (ahem, let’s clarify that: small group travel), we know that not everyone shares our passion. Sometimes you just want to do your own thing. Or sometimes you already have a built-in group of travel pals and you’d rather just tour...

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A woman abroad: Lessons in going alone

A woman abroad: Lessons in going alone

On my first night in Athens I stepped out of the airport and into an unmarked taxi. As the driver sped through the dark and empty streets, I felt overwhelmed. Overwhelmed by my lack of sleep in the 24 hours it took me to arrive. Overwhelmed by my first solo...

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9 reasons why solo travel is awesome

9 reasons why solo travel is awesome

Solo travel is awesome. It’s terrifying. It’s refreshing. It’s exhilarating. It’s the best thing you can do for yourself. The great thing about solo travel is that it doesn’t have to mean taking off on an epic round-the-world journey to 30 countries. It can be as low-key as taking an overnight...

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8 things solo travellers of different nationalities all have in common

8 things solo travellers of different nationalities all have in common

I’m usually not one to generalise (ahem, like writing an article on “things travellers have in common”), but on a recent road trip with new friends I had made while cycling and hiking the South and North Islands of New Zealand, I found that the similarities among us — despite...

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The 8 best cities to break up in

The 8 best cities to break up in

Most of the time, breaking up sucks. In some cities, however, it’s not as bad as others. If you have to break up, here’s where you’re going to want to be to make it suck less. Prague As a city so full of energy, you cannot go wrong with Prague....

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