• Amsterdam

    Solo trip to Amsterdam – my top 3 memories

    Amsterdam is a diverse and picturesque city to explore by yourself on foot, by bicycle, boat or tram. With its narrow houses, renaissance architecture, canals and bridges, there is plenty to enjoy aesthetically. Immerse yourself in culture and history from one of its many museums or mingle with the locals at one of Amsterdam’s nightlife hot spots. These were my top 3 memories from my solo trip to Amsterdam in 2019…

  • London

    Haunted London

    Maybe you are looking for ideas of things to do around Hallowe’en or you might just be interested in London’s haunted history. There are a number of things to do or places you can eat which have stories of paranormal activity. Here are my top 7 haunted London activities….

  • Porto

    Porto, Portugal in a day

    On arriving at the hotel in Porto, we had 25 hours before making our way back to the airport again. Time was tight but we achieved everything we set out to do as well has having quality down time. This is how we did it…

  • Amsterdam,  Florence,  London,  madrid

    Solo City Breaks

    City breaks for solo travellers are a great idea. There are a wide range of activities to get involved in, many of which the weather can’t spoil. There are plenty of other people by themselves too. This will help you feel less self conscious if you are relatively new to solo travel. The following 4 solo city breaks I have been on are places I have enjoyed exploring by myself with recommendations of where to stay, things to do and places to eat …

  • 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! …

  • Sardinia

    8 solo travel tips for Hotel Cala Caterina, Villasimius

    I thoroughly enjoyed my solo holiday to Villasimius in Sardinia recently. It is the perfect destination to go to if you are looking to ‘get away from it all’ for a while and have a few days of pure indulgence! The numerous beaches are stunning and unspoilt, the landscape is breathtaking and the food is first class. There are many luxurious hotels to choose from including the highly recommended Hotel Cala Caterina. If this is a consideration then here are some travel tips for Hotel Cala Caterina you should be aware of that may be useful…

  • Antigua

    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.