Want to go travelling on a long term backpacking trip but can’t find a friend at home who’ll come with you? Worried about the idea of going travelling on your own but really want to see some places? Here’s seven tips to give you some reassurance and to urge you to seize the moment and do it.
John Steinbeck once said, “People don’t take trips -– trips take people.” A solo trip, in particular, can have lasting benefits. Generations of adventurers and seekers have set off on journeys of self-discovery, traveling alone to some of the world's most breathtaking destinations, and some of th... (more) Unwary tourists can make easy targets for thieves because they stand out in a crowd, are unused to their surroundings, and are generally carrying money, credit cards and valuables like cameras. You can reduce your risk of being mugged or robbed by taking a few simple precautions. It is a good ide... (more)