• Australia

    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…

  • Australia,  London

    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….

  • Australia,  London

    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.

  • Amsterdam,  Antigua,  European Cruise,  Florence,  Ghent,  Greece,  London,  madrid,  Montenegro,  Paris,  Porto,  Sardinia

    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.

  • Amsterdam,  Florence,  Ghent,  London,  madrid,  Paris

    European squares – My top 6

    European squares are often home to historic landmarks or monuments. Some are entertainment hotspots. Others are ideal for relaxing and watching the world go by with a favourite drink, or some good food. Whatever your preference, they are wonderful places to come to solo. These are my 6 favourite European squares from destinations I have travelled to so far…

  • London

    Seven Dials Market, London

    Seven Dials Market, Earlham Street, London WC2H 9LX – 5 minutes walk from Covent Garden tube station Seven Dials food market has been open for around 3 months now. Its location is in a former banana and cucumber warehouse. Depending on how you approach the entrance, it would be quite easy to pass it by. But, on entering it becomes apparent that this is quite a spectacular use of space. It is not only food you will find here either…

  • Ghent

    Solo in Ghent Belgium for 48 Hours

    The Graslei is one of the most enchanting night time settings I have ever seen. Its captivating mediaeval buildings and St Michael’s Bridge reflect off the River Leie. But aside from its beauty, what else does Ghent have to offer a solo traveller? Here’s how I spent 48 hours solo in Ghent…

  • London

    British Airways to Ghent Business -v- Economy

    British Airways Executive Club account holders are given a choice of paying for a flight in full, or using all/some of their accrued Avios points towards the cost. At the time of booking my recent trip to Ghent in Belgium, a return flight, economy class, using 11,750 Avios, cost £21. However, if I returned business class, the total cost would be £41. The outbound flight with British Airways to Ghent was at an ideal time for me. However, the return flight time with business class was better, allowing me more time in Ghent. I decided to pay the extra £20. It also gave me the chance to compare business and…

  • Antigua

    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…