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Are you heading to the Big Apple for the first time soon?  If you are, then here’s 8 tips for taking the New York City Subway while there. The New York City Subway The New York City Subway consists of more than 400 stations across more than 30 lines.  The network is located across Manhattan, …

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Despite not being able to go away on my solo travels right now, due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, I’ve been taking a look at some of the places I’ve visited.  It was hard to narrow it down, but I want to share 5 of my most memorable solo travel trips with you. In no …

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It’s already it’s been quite a year!   Travel in 2020 and Coronavirus will become something we’ve never seen in our lifetime… A step back I’ve been a bit busy the last few months.  I haven’t had the chance to write my travel in 2020 post on the places I planned to visit this year …

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Getting to the airport can sometimes feel like a hassle when there are a few of you. When you finally get there it can still be a bit of a headache with many processes to get through. Solo travel helps ease some of that because there’s only yourself to sort out. The trip to the …

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Is it time for you to take a trip to visit the beautiful island of Formentera? Have you heard of it?

Travelling to Europe after Brexit Brexit, Brexit, Brexit! Seems to be all the rage right now yet strangely no one seems to know what’s going on with it. Will we leave and if so, with or without baggage?! One thing that’s clear though, is that nothing is actually clear at all! With no definitive answer …

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When I created my travel bucket list for 2019, I had my first trip in mind already – Budapest. But Budapest wasn’t where I ended up. No, instead I was in Sweden’s snowy capital, Stockholm! It was – like some of my trips have been – a last minute decision based purely on an opportunity to …

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What a year 2018 has been! I wanted to take some time to reflect and think about the cool places I’ve been to and some of my favourite experiences. Where am I off to next? Who knows, but for now here’s my year of solo travel in 2018 – the highlights. This year I made …

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If you could see how excited I was that my trip to Portugal (at last) had come, you’d probably think I was being over the top. But I was really looking forward to it! Portugal had been on my bucket list for a little while so I was pleased that 2018 was the year I …

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In my last post – My Copenhagen challenge – I decided to see if I could spend no more than £200 in 3 days. I’d heard how expensive the city could be, so wanted to give it a go. I like a challenge! Just to be clear, I wasn’t only thinking of food or spending …

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What are some of the best travel apps? As I do a lot of my travel planning on the go, I tend to use a number of different apps to help me kick things off. There’s so many to choose from and with more appearing all the time, it’s hard to know which will suit …

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Just a 10-minute walk from the famous Sagrada Familila Cathedral, Yeah Barcelona hostel is a vibrant place to stay in the Spanish city. Hostel hopes I’d searched a few places but decided to try a hostel again. This time, I’d be staying in a shared dorm room for the first time!  I was only staying …

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If you’re looking for a traditional spot to grab a bite to eat after a tiring day, then Da Tonino is somewhere you should visit. Recommended to me by a friend from Italy, this little restaurant is hidden in the old quarter of Rome, and near Piazza Navona. Here’s my review of Da Tonino – …

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My birthday fell during my trip to Rome, so I decided to have a pamper session.  I wanted to find somewhere to have a treatment or two, but also be able to use other facilities like a pool or sauna.   After checking a few places, one caught my eye.  Here’s my review of Hotel …

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Many cities now have travel passes that offer free travel as well as other incentives depending on the type you buy. You’ve probably wondered if you should get a city pass, tourist card, standard travel card or just walk everywhere. I did and bought the Roma Pass. So now you’re thinking about getting around Rome …

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The travel bug I had such a great time on the beautiful island of Santorini that I was already thinking of where to go next. A new solo travel adventure. By now, I’d definitely caught the solo travel bug, so I didn’t care where I went, I just wanted to do it again!  My urge …

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Finding a place to stay may seem easy at first, but the options you have to choose from can start to make it a little time consuming.  With so many deals available on accommodation, it can be tempting to give things a quick once-over and just hit the ‘buy’ button. Before you do that, give yourself …

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Your first solo holiday You’ve decided to travel solo, so where should you go on your first solo holiday? Before you start throwing ideas around, here are a few things to think about before you make up your mind. Do what feels comfortable If it’s your first time travelling alone, then don’t feel you have …

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Hello Europe! Starting my solo adventure in Europe just made sense. Where in the world I was going to… check! There were still so many places I hadn’t been to, so I started looking. I was so used to the way I’d planned holidays in the past, that I automatically started in the same way …

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A solo holiday – where should I go? I had no idea! A solo holiday, a new challenge. It all started with a thought remember, yet I hadn’t actually thought about it. Not really. But then, that’s what makes it all the more exciting, right? When you decide to travel solo, it’s a completely different …

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