Wow! Berlin is awash with illumination – from the impressive Berlin Cathedral to the Brandenburg Gate and endless small and huge light installations, this incredible festival is a unique annual event is taking place for the 12th time. The entire city is a stunning work of art – 1. Here’s the Berlin Cathedral (with the Berlin TV Tower in the background) 2. Or the Theater im Palais 3.
When I first told other people that I was going on a trip around the world, the first question I almost ALWAYS heard from people was: “Who with?” When I replied that I travel alone, I remember being peppered with pitying glances, frightened facial expressions, and numerous anxious questions. Yes, I am a woman who travels alone. Voluntarily.
Planning your solo gap year isn’t so much about ‘planning’ in the traditional sense. Too many hard and fast plans will suck all the spontaneity and adventure out of your first solo adventure. However, there are some things you need to know for before, during and after your trip.