Solo travel articles & advice

Holidays to take before school breaks up for every type of traveller

Holidays to take before school breaks up for every type of traveller

Before the beaches are overrun with families and your schedule is taken over by kids’ summer activities, use this last pre-school holiday time for a you-centric holiday. Regardless the type of traveller you are, there’s a learning holiday experience out there to reset your mind before the summer madness begins. […]

Solo travel items we love to hate (that are actually really useful)

Solo travel items we love to hate (that are actually really useful)

Like socks with sandals or a massive camera around your neck, these 4 things will make you stand out, but we hate to admit they’re also really helpful.

by June 29, 2017 Solo travel articles & advice
This summer’s 6 best single holidays in the sun

This summer’s 6 best single holidays in the sun

These singles holidays in the sun combine everything you need from a solo trip this summer: sunshine, sand & no single supplements. You stay near a beach or coast, and can enjoy travelling solo without any extra costs… plus you can meet other single travellers out to learn something new. So if […]

13 solo travel tips for your first trip

13 solo travel tips for your first trip

If you’re a bit worried about travelling solo for the first time, we’ve collected the top 13 tips around the key solo travel need-to-know items for singles holidays. 1. Pack light Make sure you’re able to carry everything you’re taking. You don’t want to arrive at your destination and find […]

5 annoying solo travel problems and how to solve them

5 annoying solo travel problems and how to solve them

As much as we love solo travel, sometimes its a real struggle. Luckily, most solo travel issues are easy to overcome. Don’t believe us? Here’s the top 6 annoying solo travel problems and how to improve them. Dining alone Not many people relish the idea of going to a restaurant and […]

5 must-do things for when you travel solo

5 must-do things for when you travel solo

Travelling solo is the ideal time to try something new; you won’t need to compromise with anyone and can edit or scrap your plans with complete independence. Below we’ve given a few tips to help you get the most out of your solo travel adventures. Learn something new If you’ve […]

Top destinations for solo travellers in 2017

Top destinations for solo travellers in 2017

  Solo travel has become a popular niche over the years and is expected to continue to boom in 2017. You may already have a long list of destinations that you’ve been dreaming about for years, or are surfing the web to find the best recommendations and the trends for […]

Learning and activity holidays give solo travel a facelift

Learning and activity holidays give solo travel a facelift

Forget big bus tours, forced bonding excursions, and annoying single supplements. The old notion of solo travel is out, as learning and activity experiences deliver fresh, innovative, and exciting antidotes to the stale singles holiday market. With adventure travel now overtaking luxury and romantic travel, the number of solo travellers […]

How to save money travelling solo (while still maintaining your privacy!)

How to save money travelling solo (while still maintaining your privacy!)

Solo travel has plenty of perks: loose itineraries, spontaneous decisions, no compromise, and plenty of ‘me’ time. Yet independence comes at a cost – literally. Without anyone there to split expenses, the price tag of this freedom rises substantially, especially if you prefer privacy over sharing your space with strangers. […]

by February 28, 2017 Solo travel articles & advice, Travel advice
February’s special offers: Cooking and Wine Holidays

February’s special offers: Cooking and Wine Holidays

Each month, we’ll bring you our shiniest, newest, and best special offers on our favourite cooking and wine holidays. Find February’s roundup of special offers below: Gourmet cooking in the Loire Valley, France – €100 off   The deal: €100 off all 2017 dates Deal ends: February 28 Spend 5 nights in the heart […]

Flying solo this Valentine’s? Perfect. Fly to Spain and treat yourself

Flying solo this Valentine’s? Perfect. Fly to Spain and treat yourself

Time to throw out the traditional notion of gushing love on Valentine’s Day in favour of adventure. Whether you’re a single traveller or simply flying solo, it’s the perfect opportunity to spend the money otherwise used paying for dates or gifts on a memorable experience.

by February 2, 2017 Solo travel articles & advice
Conquer your fear: 5 tips for solo women travellers

Conquer your fear: 5 tips for solo women travellers

There is no greater freedom than travelling solo – being able to go where you want, when you want. It is the ultimate self-indulgence; following your own path gives you a greater sense of confidence and achievement. This prospect can sometimes seem intimidating, but the world is now more open […]

by October 6, 2015 Solo travel articles & advice
Five tips for solo women travellers

Five tips for solo women travellers

Travelling alone can seem daunting or lonely but finding that extra confidence can bring you a host of rich experiences and new friends. Try a group holiday Book onto an organised trip and see how quickly you find new travelling companions. On a group holiday, you’ll explore, travel between destinations, […]

by August 28, 2015 Solo travel articles & advice
Luxury travel ideas for solo female travellers

Luxury travel ideas for solo female travellers

Travelling solo doesn’t have to mean escorted tours, forced bonding excursions with recent divorcees or sharing rooms with strangers.  With no single supplements, sumptuous accommodation and a range of fantastic activities, luxury travel for solo women couldn’t be easier.  Luxury art holiday in  Andalucia, Spain Stay in a private room […]

by April 18, 2015 Solo travel articles & advice
Dance holidays – do I need a partner?

Dance holidays – do I need a partner?

No partner but fancy a dancing holiday? Solo travellers needn’t dread an empty dance card. Many people go on dancing holidays alone, meaning singles never have to worry about being left on the side lines. Offering the chance to learn or improve a skill while meeting plenty of other people, […]