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?
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.
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.
Santorini is a hot modern destination for travel - but the ancient mysteries of Minoan Akrotiri is more interesting to me than pool selfies and hot clubs.
Solo female travel is great for so many reasons - especially because it means you can go at your own pace.
Visiting Dijon and Lyon, two of France’s loveliest cities, I learned to be open to what’s new instead of clinging to what’s behind me.
Going to see an opera in Paris is an unmissable experience - if you can afford it. But if you’re prepared, you can watch opera for just €5 with some easy tips.
Visiting Poitiers, a small city in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine in France, and exploring its history through the many beautiful and ancient churches there.