Tom’s Trip Down Under

I lived with Tom for four years and let me tell you, this guy has travelled! He's also an incredible travel photographer (@tomarcherphoto on Insta) and I've always loved seeing his images and hearing his tales. Tom went really big for his first adventure alone, and he hasn't stopped travelling solo since.   What age... Continue Reading →

Emily Gets Back to Nature

Emily, an accounts supervisor from Essex,┬áis a friend whom I love dearly. She's also the perfect proof that you don't have to travel far to go solo, and that a bit of time alone is often the greatest gift that you can give yourself.   What age were you on your first solo trip? 29.... Continue Reading →

Bernard’s South American Adventure

I met Bernard, a lawyer from Amsterdam, in Mumbai in 2009. He was enjoying success in Bollywood as an extra in adverts and I was enjoying drinking my body weight in Kingfisher beer on a daily basis (horses for courses). This guy went big for his first solo adventure, proving that there's no limit to... Continue Reading →

Dave’s Bite of the Big Apple

Next up is a former colleague (and current friend) Dave, a Retail Production Director from Essex in the UK. Dave was in his thirties before he headed off solo for the first time, but his maiden voyage destination was, in my opinion, an excellent choice.   What age were you on your first solo trip?... Continue Reading →

Taylor’s Irish Adventure

First up in my series of 'first timers' is Taylor, a teacher from New Jersey in the US. I met Taylor on a trip to Vienna in 2016. We spent an awesome day together on a bicycle wine tour in Wachau Valley, and she's got some brilliant travel tales to tell!   What age were... Continue Reading →

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