Solo travel articles & advice

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What to expect on a cooking and horse riding holiday in rural Andalucia

Maki, one of our fabulous holiday hosts, runs this gorgeous Finca in rural Andalucia which serves as your base for her cooking and horse riding holidays in Spain. Secluded and surrounded by an unspoilt landscape of rolling hills, olive groves and almond blossom valleys, it is the perfect oasis to […]

What to expect on our painting holiday in Paleros, Greece

What to expect on our painting holiday in Paleros, Greece

Twenty years ago, never having touched a paint brush in my life, I signed up for an adult painting course through the local newspaper. There I stood in a seizure inducing ill-lit room with 15 other people, and we all learned to paint the same thing each week. Once it […]

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 […]