Getting out of the routine to daily life is what makes long-term travel both exciting and exhausting. But what if it’s also great training for living?
Month: November 2018
Bulgaria is beautiful – but the initial reception here seems as chilly as the November weather. How I learned that smiles aren’t everything, and why I’m getting to like traveling alone in Bulgaria.
Solo travel gives lots of quiet time to contemplate and do some people-watching from cafes or park benches, getting curious about the lives of people everywhere.
Right now, I’m in the middle of two very different visa voyages in Bulgaria. One, avoiding overstaying my 90-day limit in the Schengen Area (which comprises most of Western Europe), and which Bulgaria is not yet a part of. Two, awaiting the arrival of my new Visa credit card into the country, since my old …
Why cities are the places I love most when I’m traveling alone – like Athens, Greece, a solo travel destination I keep coming back to.
Lower prices, lower crowds, and a whole lot less going on (for better or worse).
On knowing an ancient version of a modern language, and the challenges of a different alphabet.
Finding the beauty in the unexpected on Greece’s largest island – tiny cats, friendly locals, and too much incredible food.
I love staying in hostels – as a solo female traveler, it’s easy to meet people in a safe and welcoming environment. Here’s how to pick one you’ll love and get a great night’s sleep in a dorm.
Going out to eat alone can be intimidating, but it can also fun (and a power move). Here’s how to do it when you’re traveling alone.