Travel Guides

Is Buenos Aires safe? (2024 Guide to personal safety)

Buenos Aires, the vibrant capital of Argentina, often raises questions about safety due to its size and reputation. Is Buenos Aires safe? The short answer is no, Buenos Aires is not always safe. Yes, it’s ...

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Téatro Colón, Buenos Aires – 9 things to know before you go

Teatro Colón is the top visitor attraction in Buenos Aires, Argentina. You may find it surprising that an opera house ranks so highly, but this marvel is on a par with the Paris Opera, or ...

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5 Top Things to Do in Byron Bay

There's so much to do in Byron Bay, you could stay a week and barely get going. But if you've only got a day or two, you can still hit some highlights.

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The 5 Best Athens Food Tours

One fantastic way to get to the heart of Greek culture is to eat it! The culinary history of Greece is ever present in Athens, with delicious street food, a heritage of gourmet and fine ...

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Should You Visit the Acropolis?

The Acropolis has been present in my mind since I first saw a picture in my primary school history book. It’s been a popular tourist site for a lot longer than even that! But what ...

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Stockholm Solo Travel Guide

Stockholm is not only a beautiful waterfront city, it’s set up to welcome solo travellers for short or long stays. Only thing… it can be expensive, so use my travel tips to budget wisely and save on your bookings!

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Gothenburg Solo Travel Guide

The coastal city of Gothenburg, known as Göteborg in Swedish, feels both familiar and new, combining charming Scandinavian traditions and modern urban living. It’s the country’s second-largest city and I came here years ago to ...

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Sweden Solo Travel Guide

Sweden is truly a captivating country and should be at the heart of any solo Nordic adventure you’re planning. I’ve returned to Sweden over and over for the cosmopolitan charm of Stockholm, the laid-back coastal ...

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Perth Solo Travel Guide

Perth is the sun-soaked capital of Western Australia, established where the Swan River meets the Indian Ocean. The traditional owners of this land are the Whadjuk Nyoongar people. The modern city is known for pristine ...

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Guide to Hagia Sophia Mosque, Istanbul

Arguably the most striking architectural jewel of Istanbul, the Hagia Sophia is the city’s living testament to its layered, complex history. From a cathedral to a mosque, and then a museum, before reverting to service ...

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Darwin Solo Travel Guide

A trip to Darwin brings you to the heart of Australia’s “Top End” and the capital of Australia’s Northern Territory. The city and territory bring together a mix of eclectic cultures, the rich Aboriginal history ...

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Australia Solo Travel Guide

G’day! Australia is such a fantastic place, known for its abundant natural and cultural treasures that cater to just about everyone. It’s a great place to go as a solo traveler, digital nomad or take ...

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Dún Aonghasa | Inishmore, Aran Islands

Aran Islands | Wild Atlantic Way | Itineraries Dún Aonghasa Guide | Inishmore Itinerary (One Day) If you want to see how this fits in, click here for the overall Inishmore Itinerary. A place of ...

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Complete Guide to Derrygimlagh: First Transatlantic Flight & Marconi

Derrygimlagh is a signature discovery point on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way. While not as famous as the Cliffs of Moher or Malin Head, Derrygimlagh is an unusual and remote bog that is home to two ...

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Explore Mayo & Galway – 1 Day Itinerary on the Wild Atlantic Way

Apart from a brief summer job at the holy Marian shrine of Knock one summer at college, I didn’t know a lot about County Mayo before planning this itinerary. I was lucky enough to have ...

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Wild Atlantic Way 5: Mullaghmore Head to Easkey Pier

This article is part of the series of blog posts and video guides exploring the Wild Atlantic Way. In today’s blog… I start at the gorgeous Mullaghmore Head, visit the last resting place of Irish ...

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Wild Atlantic Way 4: South Donegal Guide

This article is part of the series of blog posts and video guides exploring the Wild Atlantic Way. Leaving Fanad Head I woke very early after my first experience of so-called ‘wild’ camping at Fanad ...

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Iceland Day 2021: a joyful brass band, noodles & a reflective harbour

I happened to be in Reykjavík on the 17th of June this year, and thinking about what would be a fun way to spend my day. I had managed not to have to be quarantined ...

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