Most people have spent too much over the Christmas period, but that doesn’t stop us dreaming of where we’ll be travelling this year. With so many travel agent incentives and online offers around, you may even be tempted to book your summer break right now. And why not? View Full Post
Choosing to travel by interrail is one of the most exhilarating yet cost effective ways of seeing the world. If you’re planning your trip right now, you can make your funds stretch even further as you get ready for the excitement of exploring Europe by train. View Full Post
Since I’ve been back from my first solo travelling adventure, I’ve had quite a few people ask me how I did it, or calling me brave. I was nervous before I set off; from the comfort of home I was naturally worried about what might go wrong. Would I get lost? Would I be lonely? Would I even last the full journey without turning back? View Full Post
Recently I wrote about how to overcome post-trip blues, but I didn’t touch upon one of the best ways to cheer yourself up a a big trip: planning a mini jaunt!
As I’m sure all my fellow travel bloggers will agree, it’s always best to have a new adventure in mind to keep your cultural side in tune and even that sometimes, you don’t need a reason, just a ticket 😉
My first solo trip was when I moved to Canada for six months in 2009 as part of a study abroad programme. I was much younger and didn’t take the time to think about whether I’d get culture shock, or even reverse culture shock when I returned. I spent a lot of time planning before I left and whilst I was there, was too busy having fun to really feel any nostalgia for home or think about being back.