Antigua

This beautiful Island is famous for having 365 beaches, one for every day of the year...

  • Loch Ness solo holiday

    In 565 AD the legendary monster made her first appearance when it was claimed she devoured a servant. Since then, a number of reported sightings, hoaxes and investigations keep the world’s interest in ‘Nessie’ to this day. The recent storm Ciara once again led the monster to make headline news, after a giant skeleton washed up on a Scottish beach. Could this be the remains of the Loch Ness monster?

  • Europe – 5 reasons to love it!

    Europe is a fascinating, diverse continent made up of 46 countries with 24 official languages. It is steeped in history, filled with natural waterfalls, rainforests and live volcanos. From my travels, here are my personal, top 5 reasons to love Europe.

  • Solo travels 2019 – The best moments

    It has been quite a year so far! I have been blessed to visit 14 countries and islands, with Australia still to come, created a travel product shop and started a course in travel journalism. From my solo travels this year, I have learnt more about myself, gained new friends and it has given me a thirst for visiting even more new destinations in 2020.

  • Solo Holidays to Antigua – 5 best memories

    Without a doubt Antigua’s 365 beaches are a draw to this tropical island but there is much more to it than that. Antigua has a rich history, a rainforest, great snorkelling spots and is home to a popular annual sailing event. When you combine this with reggae, local rum and delicious food, you have somewhere very special. Hence my regular visits! Here are 5 of my best memories from solo holidays to Antigua…

  • Solo in Antigua in the rain

    The Caribbean. Tropical islands, turquoise sea, reggae and rum… Antigua is one of the most popular Caribbean islands for a beach holiday, however, it still gets its fair share of rainfall. Mostly, this consists of short, sharp showers which are often at night. But, what would you do if you were solo in Antigua in the rain which was relentless for a couple of days? Here are 3 of my favourite things to do, come rain or shine! …

  • How I spent 3 days in Madrid Solo

    I recently visited Madrid solo for the first time and was surprised at how clean, compact and upmarket the city is! It is very easy to navigate your way around on foot, by bus or using the Metro. This blog post will give you recommendations of things to do, where to stay and where to eat if you are in Madrid solo.

  • Best bits of Antigua

    The stunning Caribbean island of Antigua & Barbuda, most famous for its annual sailing week, has a lot to offer the solo traveller. As well as 365 stunning beaches to choose from, there are a number of cultural, culinary and sporting activities to get involved in too. Having visited here a few times alone, these are some of the best bits of Antigua every solo traveller to the island should be aware of…

  • Local Laws and Customs

    There are a number of essential things to consider when travelling solo. My solo travel tips page provides lots of information about this. However, it is also important to check whether the destination you are heading to has any local laws and customs you may not be aware of. Here are 10 destinations, each with an example of a local law which is very different to those in the UK…

  • How to spend a few days in English Harbour

    In my opinion, English Harbour, is one of the most picturesque areas in Antigua & Barbuda. There are some stunning, boutique, room only hotels so you can benefit from exploring the local area as well as putting money back into the island. English Harbour is great for learning about history, snorkelling, dining, sailing and partying the night away at Shirley Heights lookout…