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11 best tips for travelling solo

single traveller patagonia

Planning to travel solo for the first time can make for mixed emotions. It can be exhilarating and daunting all at once. But travelling alone doesn’t have to be a lonely experience. In fact, it helps build your confidence and forge friendships that really can last a lifetime. So whether you’re joining a group tour, or planning your own independent trip, here are our top 11 tips for your first solo adventure abroad.

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10 things you should know before visiting Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu

Permits? Check. Hiking gear? Check. Passport? Check. If you're planning to book a trip to Peru, looked at the different ways to reach Machu Picchu and feel ready to go then think again. We've put together ten handy points you should know before you set of on your big Peruvian adventure.

1. You don't need to hike to visit Machu Picchu

Whenever there's mention of visiting the iconic Machu Picchu, it's natural to assume there's only one way to get there. Through...

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Journey to the Amazon Jungle

Amazon Jungle in Peru

When it comes to travel or even thinking about where to travel next, few probably think to consider visiting the Amazon Jungle.  With such a remote location in the world that covers an area of 2,300,000 square miles of rainforest filled with a rich variety of biodiversity, it's unbelivable to think that you could have an opportunity to catch even a glimpse of such a different but intriguing part of the world that we live in.

Naturally with the Amazon Jungle being so impressively large,...

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Kilimanjaro packing list

If you’ve signed yourself up to take on the once-in-a-lifetime climb up Mount Kilimanjaro, then you’re probably wondering what you’re going to pack. So what exactly do you need to climb up Africa’s highest mountain? As you’ll have likely come across numerous articles on what to pack for Kilimanjaro, we thought it might be easier if we try and condense everything you need to know about what to pack for the trek in these simple categories below. Note that the below are only packing...

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Top destinations to travel solo

cinque terre

It's safe to say that any form of solo travel, whether you're travelling solo as part of a tour or completely alone is just as much about discovering yourself as much as it is about discovering a new country. So if  you’ve decided to take the plunge and venture out on your own, where do you go? We’ve put together a list of our favourite destinations to travel to below.

1. The Cinque Terre

Though it is commonly known to be a romantic destination to travel to,...

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Why it’s time to put Egypt on your bucket-list

Looking for an all year destination with culture, a warm welcome and the chance of a bargain? Look no further than Egypt, where history, hospitality, heat and the chance to haggle collide, offering you the adventure of a lifetime.

History

For over 7000 years Egypt has been a source of wonder and delight. With one of the oldest recorded written languages and home to two of the seven Wonders of the...

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Where should you go to based on your horoscope?

cinque terre

Our *very authoritative* in-house astrologers (ahem) have been studying the stars and have compiled a list of the best destinations you should go to based on your horoscope!

Aries  (March 21 - April 19)

Costa Rica! 

Aries are known for being active and energetic so there is no better to place to burn off some of that energy than Costa Rica! From zip-lining to canyon there plenty of...

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Top tips for going on a group tour

The time to pack your bags and take off on the ultimate group adventure is fast approaching, but whether you’re a newbie or a pro group traveller there’s always something new to learn with every experience. That’s why we’ve gathered our top tips and advice for making the most of your group tour so you’re ready to go.

1. Pack light

Never underestimate the importance of packing light! This one’s especially important if you’re travelling on a group...

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What to pack on the Gorilla Trek

Uganda mountain gorilla

Seeing the endangered mountain gorillas of Uganda or Rwanda is a real once-in-a-lifetime experience. Nothing can prepare you for that magical moment where you catch your first glimpse of a Silverback and his family just a few feet in front of you, completely in the wild. The privilege to see these incredible animals requires some hard work. You will be trekking through thick jungle foliage as your guide paves the way with...

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Why you should travel solo on a tour at least once

Solo travel

Let’s face it, not everyone wants to be alone. But when the travel bug has bitten there’s no stopping anyone. And with solo travel taking centre stage, we believe you should give it a go!

If you find yourself at a crossroads wanting to venture out but all of your friends and family are busy, why not take on a group adventure tour? It might just be the best decision you’ll ever make!

Say hello to creativity

Picture the scene: You’re on tour walking along the cobbled...

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