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Close calls with solo traveller Gwendolyn Janke

Two eye-opening experiences come to mind when I think about my solo travel as a woman and they occurred to me during the #metoo...

Caught in the Canary Islands Part 2

In Part One of Monica's tale, she found herself on the remote island of La Palma in the Canary Islands, as lockdown restrictions were...

Cave-dwelling on the Island of Eternal Spring

Once again this solo wandering female is on the road. What a fab time to travel - at a time when most of this planet's...

From Hong Kong to Taiwan During Covid19

At the beginning of 2020, I flew back to Hong Kong after spending Christmas in the U.K. Little did I know that it would...

Caught in the Canary Islands Part 1

From winter until early 2020, I traveled the Cape Verde Islands, with the goal of eventually reaching Spain. Things didn’t go exactly to plan. I...

10 travellers who inspired us in 2020

OK, let’s deal with the elephant in the room: 2020 was not a classic year for travel. Trips were cancelled. Travel companies folded. Hiking boots...

Travel in Europe: the good, the bad and the ugly

I’d almost forgotten what an airport looked like. One hundred and eighty-nine long days after the UK went into its first lockdown, it was finally...

The surprise perks of being a solo female traveller

All but the most intrepid should turn back now.

9 travel bloggers you need to follow RIGHT NOW

Travel blogging’s had a bad rap of late. “Influencers” staying at all-expenses-paid luxury hotels and fawning over avocado dishes on Instagram have given the impression...

10 things you don’t need when travelling or do you?

Last-minute packing for anywhere is a big no-no. What's in your bag? Here are 10 things for your check/dump list. Passport case I thought these were...

Favourite travel experience | Jack Davidson

We asked some of our most well-travelled contributors, interviewees and partners about their favourite moments on the road - the experiences that sparked their...

Don’t be like me: the pitfalls every traveller needs to avoid

When you’re in a foreign country - alone, on a budget and with little support network - basic gaffes can seriously hit your wallet....
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