The Ultimate (and updated) Solo Travellers Bucket List

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The last time I sat down and actually wrote down my bucket list, it was 2017! Two years later and I have actually managed to tick off quite a few more of these items, and added even more things to the list, because of course I have! So, here is an updated bucket list with […]

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Travel Photography: Mastering The Art of The Self Timer Selfie

One of the perceived hazards of travelling independently is that with no travel companion, a person will have nobody around to help them capture amazing photographs of their travels. When I first started travelling this was most certainly something I struggled with. I hated asking strangers to take photos of me; for some reason it […]

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The TTWS Top 13 Travel Experiences of 2016

Can you believe it? 2016 is already coming to a close! The years just seem to keep passing more and more quickly, and this one has truly gone in the blink of an eye. However, despite the year moving quickly, I have managed to pack a lot of interesting travels and adventures into it. So, […]

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My Most Frequently Asked Questions About Being A Travel Blogger

Every day, I get asked quite a lot of questions via email and through the comments on this blog. Some of these questions are one-offs, but for the most part, the same kinda questions come up time and time again. So here is a rundown of answers to my most commonly asked questions. What prompted you to […]

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The Pros and Cons of Travelling in the Off Season

When deciding where to travel, the seasons can play a huge role in choosing our next destinations. The warmer seasons are always the busiest months for travellers, after all, who wants to visit the Greek Islands in the middle of Winter? Sure, there are numerous places you won’t want to visit in the off season, but […]

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Why I’ll Always Prefer Solo Travel

For someone who has an entire blog dedicated to her love of solo travel, it seems strange that I have never actually written about why I love solo travel as much as I do. 2016 has been an interesting year in travel for me. I have had several solo trips, but I have also mixed things […]

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Hostel Etiquette: Don’t Be The Traveller Everybody Hates

I have written about my love of hostels before, and for solo travellers (especially those with budgets), I truly do believe that hostel hopping is the best way to see the world. However, it is true that regardless of how brilliant a hostel may be, sometimes you can encounter other hostel-goers that just are inconsiderate or […]

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How To: Make The Most of Your Hostel Experience

For many travellers, hostels are the preferred form of accommodation. There are a tonne of bonuses to hostel living, but there can be a few inconveniences and difficulties too. However, a little knowledge and a smidge of forward planning can make any hostel better. Here are a bunch of easy way to improve your happy little […]

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How to Survive a Case of The Travellers Blues

Has this ever happened to you? You dream about a trip for days, weeks, months, possibly even years. One day, something happens and you finally get to take the plunge and book flights. You pack days (or weeks) before you need to leave, just because you are so excited. You count down the days. You […]

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Mirena’s, Moon Cups, Multi-Purpose Make-up and More: Travel Hacks for Women

To all my male readers, you may want to give this post a miss – this week I am writing a piece dedicated to making the lives of all my fellow female travellers just a little bit easier. IUD Contraception A common problem for female travellers spending extended periods of time on the road is […]

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