• Places to visit in NSW

    Early morning sounds of kookaburras laughing, cockatoos screeching and lorikeets chirping as the sun rises in NSW. Sadly, blue skies don’t emerge. Instead they remain heavy with smoke as over 100 fires rage throughout Australia…

  • Sydney to London with Korean Air Business Class

    When returning to London from Sydney, my Business Class flight with Korean Air included an overnight stay at the luxurious 5* Grand Hyatt Hotel located at Incheon Airport, Korea. Being able to shower, eat good food in a restaurant and sleep in an extremely comfortable bed was an ideal way to break up the very long journey….

  • Korean Air Business Class London to Sydney

    Korean Air – Business Class London to Sydney Booking flights to Australia as early as possible before travel is highly recommended. When travelling business class this can save hundreds of pounds, if not thousands! At the time of booking, 11 months in advance, Korean Air were competitively priced compared to other airlines.

  • 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…

  • First Time to Sydney – 8 ‘Must Do’s’

    If this is your first time to Sydney you will be amazed at what a great holiday destination it is for a solo traveller. There is plenty to do, whatever your interests.  There are some amazing beaches, unique wildlife, breathtaking scenery and mouthwatering food to indulge in. After living in Sydney for a while and returning to visit frequently, these are my 8 top things to do in Sydney if you have never been before.

  • 4 recommended cities for solo travel

    Cities are great places to visit when travelling solo. Firstly, they are busy so no-one gives a damn that you are on your own. At lunchtimes the restaurants are filled with commuters as well as tourists and locals, meaning dining solo is common place. Very often you will spot solo diners in hotel bar/restaurants in the evenings too, with people staying for business trips as well as for leisure. As for sightseeing, you don’t need anyone with you for that anyway and it gives you the freedom to go wherever you please and explore at your own pace! Here are 4 recommended cities for solo travel…

  • Travelling Alone for the First Time

    Does This Sound Like You? Are you thinking of travelling alone but find yourself making excuses not to do it? Have your friends tried to discourage you? Are you worried about the expense of it? Maybe you’re concerned there will be a problem back home while you’re away? Do you think people will feel sorry for you? Do you worry you will get bored? All these things crossed my mind and I am sure they did for many solo travellers too. But actually, what have you got to lose?

  • Top Things to do in New South Wales, Australia

    Having lived in New South Wales a while back, I have come up with a list of ‘Must Do’s’ when you visit. Everyone thinks of the iconic Opera House and Harbour Bridge and yes, while these are superb places to visit, there is so much more to see. These are 5 of my favourite things to do in New South Wales…