Is traveling solo dangerous?

Is traveling solo dangerous?

When I tell people that I'm traveling by myself, I often get comments on how brave I am or questions about whether I feel safe. I find that funny, because for me, that was the least of the issues when planning a solo trip. Wherever I have been, I have never felt unsafe, alone or [...]

5 apps travellers need

5 apps travellers need

As someone born in the late nineties, I remember life without smartphones, but I have still pretty much grown up used to taking my phone out whatever the problem is. When traveling, I try to take the opportunity of not having an internet connection 24/7 (and don't buy a local sim card on purpose) to [...]

Is travelling solo lonely?

Is travelling solo lonely?

"But isn't travelling all by yourself really lonely?" This is probably the question that I get asked the most. To put it shortly, my answer usually is "absolutely not". But there is a longer answer, so I thought it was worth a post of its own. The real answer I should give when people ask [...]