TRAVEL BLOG

Cruising solo and staying connected to life on land just got a whole lot easier.  When you’re at sea and cruising alone, keeping in touch with family and folk on land could be high on your cruise ‘must-haves’ list. As I take care of solos cruising, I’d be waiting for the first chance to ‘sea test’ Royal Caribbean’s cla ...

When you travel solo, taking time out to reflect on your day is one of the best parts of enjoying solo sojourns and for me, it was with a cup of fine Sri Lankan tea. It’s a big claim but it could be that Sri Lanka ‘does tea’ better than anyone.

When you travel solo, sharing a room on a tour is a way around paying extra for a room to yourself. But before settling on the option to share with a stranger, you may want to weigh up the pros and cons of opting for a roommate on tour.Plus check out some tips for when it’s not a great idea to share. It may help you to ...

If you're new to the world of solo travel and can’t see yourself travelling alone, joining a group tour could be the perfect start. But how can you make sure that you pick ‘the right one’?

Start by comparing the tours based on the following 7 basics, to narrow your focus and make choosing your ideal holiday a whole lot easie

With endless options for your first solo travel adventure, how do you get started on the right track?Whether you are joining a group tour or travelling alone, by answering 7 easy planning questions, you’ll narrow the focus and you’ll have a much clearer starting point. Plus, if you’re planning with a travel agent, it m ...

The idea of travelling alone can send a shudder down some spines, and travel dreams are buried under clouds of fear or lists of excuses, just because you don’t have a travel buddy. With around 30% of households in countries like Australia with a ‘single’ status, solo travellers are on the rise. But leaving home alone ...

An Australian philanthropist is responsible for over 400,000 cases of poo pinching since she embarked on her endeavour more than six years ago, to make a difference to homeless men and women across Australia.

Do you know the movie ‘Sliding Doors’ with Gwyneth Paltrow? The plot is based on the main character ‘Helen’ and how her life would be completely different depending on whether or not she catches a certain train, one certain day and time.