Solo traveller reviews

Guest review: what happened on Dennis’ Swedish home language immersion course

Guest review: what happened on Dennis’ Swedish home language immersion course

With interest in home language immersion programmes growing day by day, there is no doubt that the trend for language immersion holidays is showing no sign of slowing down anytime soon. But, naturally, they always throw up the same questions and concerns… “What exactly does living and learning with your […]

Guest review: Sue takes the plunge and heads to Nice on her first singles holiday

Guest review: Sue takes the plunge and heads to Nice on her first singles holiday

I very distinctly remember talking to Sue several times over emails and the phone to help her plan her very first solo holiday overseas. With a bit of French already under her belt, Sue was considering a French language holiday but she was so nervous, it was making me nervous […]

Guest review: Pamela gains new creative perspectives on her painting holiday in France

Guest review: Pamela gains new creative perspectives on her painting holiday in France

A lifelong lover of art & advanced painter, as well as painting instructor, Pamela is no stranger to the creative world. However, even teachers sometimes need a change of scenery to regain new perspectives and refreshed approaches. Pamela found this painting and drawing holiday in France while looking for an alternative to […]

Guest review: Holly wants you all to try a surf and yoga holiday right now

Guest review: Holly wants you all to try a surf and yoga holiday right now

Fresh from her surf and yoga holiday in Morocco, I caught up with Holly who had just tried surfing and travelling solo for the first time ever. Holly chose a surf and yoga holiday in Tamraght, Morocco, for something more exotic and a price that couldn’t be beat. In a […]

Guest review: how a Pilates retreat in Thailand made Marily a singles holiday convert

Guest review: how a Pilates retreat in Thailand made Marily a singles holiday convert

Marily, native of Greece but now living in Dublin, has fallen for Pilates reformer. After noticing most wellbeing holidays seem to be a bit more focused on the yoga side of things, she did her research and found 3 world renowned Pilates retreats; one in Spain, one in Portugal, and […]

Guest review: Anne rediscovers the joy of pizza on an Italian and cooking holiday in Sorrento

Guest review: Anne rediscovers the joy of pizza on an Italian and cooking holiday in Sorrento

Anne is a self-confessed oddity (her words not mine!). Most of Anne’s Italian was self-taught so she wanted to take her language skills on holiday for some conversation practice. Nothing odd about that, Anne! Anne opted for the Italian language and cooking holiday at our language school in Sorrento with […]

Outdoor meal at yoga retreat

Guest review: Carly’s singles holidays at a yoga retreat in Spain

In an ideal world, Carly would like to get away from the English weather and focus on herself with great fitness programmes, all inclusive healthy food, and some poolside relaxation three times a year. The first time she planned this yoga retreat getaway, no one else had the time off […]

Guest review: Vicenza shares her Tuscan cooking holiday experience

Guest review: Vicenza shares her Tuscan cooking holiday experience

Vincenza travelled all the way from Australia to learn first hand the secrets of the Tuscan kitchen on a cookery holiday near Arezzo, Italy. She began the course on her own but began to realise that was something that could definitely work to her advantage! She choose our fabulous Tuscan […]

Guest review: Kirsty relives her luxury boot camp holiday in Alicante, Spain

Guest review: Kirsty relives her luxury boot camp holiday in Alicante, Spain

Kirsty just had a loss in her family, and really needed a solo holiday where she could focus on herself, keep occupied, and improve her health while she was at it. She chose our all inclusive luxury bootcamp on Spain’s Alicante coast, which had everything she wanted to reach her ultimate goal: to push […]

Guest review: Mira shares her yoga and wellness retreat experience in Thailand

Guest review: Mira shares her yoga and wellness retreat experience in Thailand

This was Mira’s first ever holiday travelling solo – and it took some convincing to get her onboard with the idea! But once she decided to go it alone, she really went for it, booking a yoga and wellness retreat in Koh Samui, Thailand for her time away. Mira took […]