Tag: Solo Travel

Kennedy

My Tailor Made PJ’s

Hoi An is very well known for its tailoring services. The people of Hoi An can make any item of clothing or shoes, made to fit you and only you, in just a couple of days. I took advantage of this and had some PJs made. I had seen some silky ones online I liked …

Kennedy

The Lanterns of Hoi An

Lanterns. They light up Hoi An at night, make it picturesque and is a large part of the city’s history. When wandering around the little streets of the Old Town you’ll never be short of a view of hanging lanterns above. Bright, beautiful colours and hand painted patterns beam out light to the streets. I was …

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Hoi An Photography Tour

Whilst in Hoi An, we were fortunate enough to be part of a photography tour which took us inside the houses of local Vietnamese people, through their ancient fish markets and through their community again, this is another experience I’ll never forget. I took some amazing photos (for the amateur photographer that I am) and …

Kennedy

Backpack or Suitcase?

This is a question almost every traveller asks themselves? There are a few different factors to consider: The length of time you’re going to be away. If it’s a couple days or a week, you’re not going to need a giant suitcase. What you plan on packing. My choice was to pack light- You will …

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My First Night Alone

And when I say alone, I mean completely alone! The first stop of my solo travels was Bali. What I didn’t find out until I got there was that I was the first volunteer to arrive. The three others were due to arrive the following day. This isn’t something I was prepared for. So there I …

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Choosing to Volunteer

As I was travelling solo for the first time I began with volunteer work to ease myself into it. I am so glad that I did! Deciding to travel alone, especially as a female can be very daunting. Volunteering is an awesome way to meet new people, bond with them and start to get a …