3 Great Guided Tours in London

Hop on hop off bus - The Original Tour - guided tours in london

London is a fantastic, diverse and multi cultural city with so much to see and do for locals and tourists alike. No matter how many times I visit, I come away having learned or discovered something new. For the first timer to London, a guided tour is a great way to get your bearings and become acquainted with the city, learning some interesting facts about its history along the way. These are 3 of my top guided tours in London which I have enjoyed solo….

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4 Top Solo activities in London

Spice Monkey - an Indian cookery course, great activity to do if you are solo in London
Indian Cookery School in London

I love to do things by myself when I am in London alone and there is such a range of possibilities depending on your interests. You could choose from cookery classes, dance lessons, tours, shopping or museums, to name a few. You can find reviews of many solo activities on my ‘Things to do in London’ page if you are looking for inspiration. However, if you would like to take a class in something, these are my 4 top recommendations when you are in London…

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Best bits of Antigua

Sunset at Hawksbill by Rex Resorts

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…

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Things to do in South Kensington for under £10

South Kensington is located in West London. It is an affluent area home to several popular museums, 2 Royal parks, Kensington House which is currently the London Residence of the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge as well as having great places to eat and shop. South Kensington is a good place to explore if you are on a budget. Here are several things to do in South Kensington for under £10…

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Reasons to go on a solo cruise

Reasons to go on a solo cruise - TUI's Marella Celebration Cruise Ship
TUI’s Marella Celebration Cruise Ship

I recently sailed on TUI’s Marella Celebration Cruise around Dubrovnik, Greece and Montenegro. It was my first cruise and I hadn’t appreciated how great they can be for solo travellers. I met various people who were travelling alone including a young man of 25, a lady who had just turned 40 and a woman in her 70s who was recently widowed. Here are my top 7 reasons to go on a solo cruise…

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