Tag: solo travel

People Person Hostels: HOSCARs Finalists 2022 

People Person Hostels: HOSCARs Finalists 2022 

If there’s one thing we know about travellers, it’s that they LOVE making friends. As we (finally) get back to reality, hostels are on hand to keep us meeting and greeting an endless crew of bubbly backpackers.  The panel of HOSCARs‘ judges have selected the following five hostels as finalists for the People Person award…

My first 24 hours as a solo traveller

My first 24 hours as a solo traveller

Solo travellers. Crawling through countless cities, countries, and continents; you’re weather-beaten, street-savvy ramblers of the highest order. You know your Kanpai’s from your Yamas’; you’re not afraid to eat out alone; you’ve got at least 10 different tourist visas plastering the pages of your bruised and battered passport. But, young masters, we all start somewhere….

LAUNCHING A NEW WAY TO TRAVEL: THE SOLO SYSTEM

LAUNCHING A NEW WAY TO TRAVEL: THE SOLO SYSTEM phone screen, Hostelworld app, chat messages

Solo travel never needs to be lonely – FACT! And yet, even the most seasoned solo travellers get pre-trip nerves. What we’re about to share will banish these anxious thoughts and fill every traveller with confidence that their travels will be as social as they want them to be. This is a new way to…

Planning A Solo Trip? We Need To Talk About Loneliness

Planning A Solo Trip? We Need To Talk About Loneliness

You expected a lot from your first solo trip.  A suntan. Obviously. Getting to know the world a little better. Making new friends. An epic Instagram account. Even a few of those ‘did I just bungee jump naked’ moments that you’ve pledged never to talk about. Ever. But loneliness? You probably never expected that. Yet,…

The best 11 Hostels in Hong Kong

The best 11 Hostels in Hong Kong

How to find the best hostels in Hong Kong for your trip Dive into Hong Kong’s unique atmosphere, it’s an innovative mega-metropolis with a traditional Chinese heart. Whether you are here to treat yourself to a shopping splurge, to discover the beautiful temples surrounded by the city’s world-famous skyscrapers, or maybe you’re on a Chinese…

Solo Travel to Iran – Hitchhiking, Tinder and a 30-Day Marriage

Solo Travel to Iran – Hitchhiking, Tinder and a 30-Day Marriage

True love lets nothing stand in its way. It transcends national boundaries, diplomatic animosities and cyber tyranny to bring two hearts together. This is more than mere poetic sentiments, it’s a living, breathing truth I found out for myself when I decided to travel to Iran earlier this year. Little did I know at the time…

71 Ways Your Life Will Change When You Travel Alone

71 Ways Your Life Will Change When You Travel Alone

Want to travel alone? You’re not the only one! Travelling alone will change your life. Don’t get me wrong, any form of wandering around this beautiful planet will bring changes and improvement to the lives of those with restless feet, but there’s something special about solo adventures. Travelling by yourself means not being able to rely…

To My Fellow Female Travellers Suffering From Nerves…

To My Fellow Female Travellers Suffering From Nerves…

Hey Ladies, I’m talking to you – those of you reading this website, looking for tips and insights into what it might be like to quit the job that bores you senseless, condense your life into a backpack and go off in search of adventure. So, what’s stopping you? Are there people telling you that…

Scroll to Top